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Court upholds conviction in Ohio septic tank case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio court has rejected the appeal of a southeast Ohio man who was convicted of killing his daughter-in-law, who was found strangled at the bottom of a septic tank in 2011.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Drug charges added against Ohio man in fatal fire

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man charged with setting a fire that killed two Toledo firefighters has been indicted on unrelated charges of selling synthetic drugs.

Last Updated on Friday, 07 March 2014

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Cleanup progresses at Delaware train derailment site

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Norfolk Southern Corp. has reopened one of its two rail lines at the central Ohio site where nearly three dozen train cars derailed, spilling the corn they were carrying.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Ohio AG: More than 3,000 rape kits tested for DNA

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office says it has tested more than 3,000 rape kits as it searches for DNA matches that could help solve sexual assaults.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Ohio high court strikes down child enticement law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the state's child enticement law, concluding that it has the admirable goal of preventing child abductions and lewd acts but can't be used to stop legal activity such as hiring a child to do chores without a parent's permission.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Toledo museum: Sculpture may be idol stolen in India

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An 11th-century Indian statue owned by an Ohio art museum may have been stolen before the institution purchased it.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Snow, ice cover will boost Great Lakes levels

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels in the Great Lakes are expected to continue a steady recovery this year, courtesy of widespread ice cover that is slowing evaporation and snowfall that has approached record amounts in some cities, federal experts said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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Colder winter pushing up natural gas prices

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's largest natural gas utility is blaming the colder-than-normal winter for higher bills about to be paid by residential customers on budget payment plans.

Last Updated on Thursday, 06 March 2014

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