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Dad sues child services agency in Ohio boy's death

STRUTHERS, Ohio (AP) — A man is suing a northeast Ohio child services agency after the death of his 14-year-old son, who authorities say was tortured and fatally beaten by the boyfriend of the boy's mother.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 February 2014

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Lawsuit seeks to overturn Ohio's gay marriage ban

A gay married couple has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit asking a judge to declare Ohio's statewide ban on gay marriage unconstitutional.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Ohio governor hopeful touts county fiscal record

CLEVELAND (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald said Wednesday that his administration has overseen a renaissance in downtown Cleveland construction not seen in a generation — including a new county administration building, convention center, development along Lake Erie and a redesign of Public Square.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Records: Kasich aides knew of pro-drilling plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Top advisers to Republican Gov. John Kasich knew the Ohio Department of Natural Resources planned to discredit environmental groups and two lawmakers while promoting drilling in state parks and forests in 2012, new records show.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Flooding possible in Ohio with snow melt, storm

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Warmer temperatures and a possibility of heavy rainfall could lead to flooding in parts of Ohio this week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Elyria driver rescues kitten found frozen to road

 

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A driver who found a gray kitten frozen to the road in northeast Ohio and rescued it says she initially thought it was a chunk of ice and was shocked when it tried to move.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Ohio gov's rival assesses state of county he leads

CLEVELAND (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald is preparing to assess the state of affairs in Cuyahoga County as new poll results show a tightening race with Republican Gov. John Kasich.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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Ohio bill increases access to overdose antidote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are considering a bill to provide a drug overdose antidote to friends or family members of addicts without the risk of prosecution.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 February 2014

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