City attorney backs handling of traffic camera contract

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus city attorney says a contract for a red-light traffic camera program now the subject of a federal bribery investigation was properly awarded and later modified.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Girl, 17, indicted in Ohio fire that killed boy

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old girl has been indicted as an adult on an aggravated murder charge in a Toledo house fire that killed a 14-year-old boy and seriously injured his 13-year-old stepbrother.

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Ohio Senate OKs anti-monopoly item affecting Ohio pot issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers in Ohio sent a proposal to the fall ballot on Tuesday that would ban constitutional monopolies, an effort with the potential to scuttle marijuana legalization in the state.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent