Up to foot of snow possible for Midwest, Northeast

Ohio officials urge precautions for older residents

A storm gathering steam over the southern Rockies is expected to dump up to a foot of snow on parts of the Midwest and perhaps even more on Boston, which is still recovering from a winter walloping it received just a few days ago. It's also bad news for those planning to drive to Super Bowl parties.

Here's the outlook:


Things to know as Gov. Kasich readies his state budget


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is slated to release the first budget proposal of his second term on Monday. The Republican governor has dropped some hints of what's likely part of his two-year spending blueprint, including a package of tax changes and continued support for an expansion of the Medicaid health program. Here's a look at ideas to expect when he makes his budget pitch:

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Ohio judge stays order to return seized tigers to owner

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — State officials who seized six tigers and five other exotic animals from a sanctuary will be able to keep them at least until next week after a judge on Friday put an order to return the exotic animals on hold.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press