Bellefontaine Examiner

Switch to desktop

Man charged with killing teen found in landfill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An 18-year-old Ohio man is charged with aggravated murder and kidnapping in the stabbing death of a teenage girl whose body was found at a western Pennsylvania landfill.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Hits: 229

Read more...

Court orders review in Freshway Foods, Freshway Logistics birth control case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered further review in a case involving Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law, following its ruling that businesses can now lodge religious objections to the coverage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Hits: 260

Read more...

Coroner perplexed by teen's caffeine overdose

LAGRANGE, Ohio (AP) — The death of a healthy high school student initially baffled the local coroner until testing of a white powdery substance found in his home came back as caffeine.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Hits: 213

Read more...

Free speech suit targets student code at Ohio U

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawsuit challenging Ohio University's student conduct code alleges administrators violated constitutional free speech rights by telling students not to wear T-shirts bearing a sexually suggestive double entendre.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Hits: 131

Read more...

Thousands of fish dead in creek after fire

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An environmental advocacy organization is looking into a fish kill in an eastern Ohio creek that is also under investigation by the state.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Hits: 167

Read more...

Ohio identity theft suspect faces federal charges

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Cleveland woman accused of stealing the identities of 16 people and filing false tax claims has been indicted in federal court.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Hits: 145

Read more...

Woman gets prison for fatal, wrong-way crash

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for a wrong-way, drunken driving crash that killed one Missouri resident and seriously injured another.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

Hits: 180

Read more...

Mayor wants NW Ohio city to stop hiring smokers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of one of Ohio's largest cities wants to stop hiring people who use tobacco and nicotine.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

Hits: 203

Read more...