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Volunteers sought for annual Ohio River cleanup

CINCINNATI (AP) — A water pollution control agency is soliciting volunteers to participate in its annual cleanup day for riverbanks along the Ohio River and its tributaries.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Ohio ads use humor to address problem gambling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Lottery Commission is trying to draw attention to serious messages about problem gambling by depicting the outcomes of some humorous bets.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Ohio private police exempt from records law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Under current state law, more than 800 privately employed Ohio police officers who carry guns, use deadly force, and search, detain, and arrest people are allowed to keep their records secret, even from crime victims.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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5-year-old, mom shot in head in Cleveland; girl dies

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a gunman shot a 5-year-old girl and her mother in the head while they sat in a vehicle in Cleveland, killing the child.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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6 killed in 2 separate car crashes

WAYNE TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Six people were killed in two separate triple fatal car accidents in Ohio Sunday, including an 11-year-old girl who police said was ejected from the rear cargo area of an SUV carrying two adults and seven children, only three of whom were properly restrained.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Lucas county sees 4 flu deaths, 3 others nearby

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The number of flu deaths in northwestern Ohio's Lucas County is on pace to surpass such deaths over the past five years.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Police: 3 dead after central Ohio car crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a car lost control on a central Ohio roadway and crashed into a tree, killing three people inside and sending another person to the hospital in critical condition.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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Ohio companies finding new uses for old showcased

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio-based companies finding new uses for old items are featured this month in a state business-awareness campaign sponsored by the secretary of state.

Last Updated on Monday, 20 January 2014

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