Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

Ohio House bill would end death penalty for killers with ‘serious mental illness’

COLUMBUS — A bill working its way through the state legislature seeks to prevent a death sentence for killers with a “serious mental illne...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

Hazing cases at Ohio universities rarely result in criminal charges

ATHENS — Fraternity brothers at Ohio University whipped their pledges with belts, pelted them with eggs and forced them to chug a large bottle o...

May 19th, 2019 |  


Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

Fire puts Ohio museums on alert

MASSILLON — Historical sites do their best to be prepared in case of an emergency.When area museum professionals learned a fire had broken out i...

May 18th, 2019 |  



Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

Land banks want state funds to raze commercial, industrial properties

COLUMBUS — City and county land banks across the state are pushing Ohio legislators to approve $50 million to demolish empty commercial and indu...

May 16th, 2019 |  


Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

Panel recommends adding 2 conditions for medical marijuana

CLEVELAND — A panel of physicians recommended that the State Medical Board of Ohio vote next month to include anxiety and autism spectrum disord...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

COLUMBUS — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating re...

May 9th, 2019 |  


Suit alleges disability-based discrimination in housing

Suit alleges disability-based discrimination in housing

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Justice Department is suing an Ohio-based builder and owner of apartment complexes and associates saying they failed to de...

May 9th, 2019 |  


GM plans to sell Lordstown factory

GM plans to sell Lordstown factory

DETROIT — General Motors is negotiating the sale of its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks.The compa...

May 9th, 2019 updated: May 9th, 2019. |  


Lawmakers revise plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants

Lawmakers revise plan to rescue Ohio’s nuclear plants

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have rolled out a revised proposal to financially rescue the state’s two nuclear power plants following...

May 4th, 2019 updated: May 4th, 2019. |  


High carbon monoxide levels detected in home where 4 died

High carbon monoxide levels detected in home where 4 died

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Extremely high levels of carbon monoxide were measured inside a home where four family members were found dead in central ...

May 3rd, 2019 |