Ohio officials grapple with Planned Parenthood restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio law that strips government funding from Planned Parenthood is forcing health officials in some cities and counties to scramble to find replacement providers to perform cancer screenings, promote teen pregnancy prevention and provide prenatal care to women, along with other services.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Athens to hear proposal on disposable grocery bag fee

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — The city that houses Ohio University is considering a proposal that would make it the first in the state to charge a fee for non-reusable paper and plastic grocery bags.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Jury to consider if Ohioan should be executed for killing 3

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury in Cleveland is expected to hear final arguments Thursday and could begin deciding whether to recommend that a man be sentenced to death for killing three women and wrapping their bodies in garbage bags.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS