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Lake Erie's algae woes began building a decade ago

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The toxins that contaminated the drinking water supply of 400,000 people in northwest Ohio didn't just suddenly appear.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 August 2014

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Ohio's gay marriage debate goes beyond courtroom

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The debate over Ohio's ban on gay marriage extends beyond the courtroom to libraries, community centers, living rooms and city streets.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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Toledo to residents: Don't use or drink the water

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — About 400,000 people in and around Ohio's fourth-largest city were warned Saturday not to drink or use its water after tests revealed the presence of a toxin possibly from algae on Lake Erie.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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Turnpike director to lead Ohio Health Department

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has tapped the state's turnpike commission director to lead the Department of Health.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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Fired Ohio band head's backers sets up legal fund

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Friends of fired Ohio State University marching band director Jonathan Waters, who's accused of failing to stop salacious behavior among band members, have established a legal assistance fund to help him tell his side of the story.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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33 people indicted in heroin distribution ring

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Thirty-three people have been indicted on charges connected to a heroin distribution ring that operated in northeastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Saturday, 02 August 2014

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Dayton firefighter feted for chip idea

TROY, Ohio (AP) — A firefighter is being celebrated in his Ohio hometown for concocting a new potato chip flavor that's being produced by Frito Lay.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 August 2014

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Kings Island says it topped shaved-heads record

MASON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio amusement park says it has set a record for the most heads shaved simultaneously.

Last Updated on Friday, 01 August 2014

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