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Measure in Ohio Senate defends Wright brothers' 1st flight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate is beginning debate on a resolution repudiating Connecticut's claim that another aviator beat the Wright brothers as first in flight.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 September 2015

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1st all-female Honor Flight takes veterans to Washington

CINCINNATI (AP) — A group that offers older veterans free flights to the nation's capital to see war memorials said that its first all-female trip was organized with help from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Ohio State, Case Western release campus sexual assault data

 

A quarter of undergraduate women surveyed at more than two dozen universities say they experienced unwanted sexual contact sometime during college, according to a report released Monday. The Association of American Universities Campus Climate Survey was sent to nearly 780,000 students at the association's member colleges, plus one additional university, including Ohio State University in Columbus and Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland. About 150,000 participated in the online questionnaire. Some of the findings for Ohio State and Case Western:

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Group to file signatures in effort expunge old pot crimes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio group is preparing to file petition signatures in its effort to create a process for purging old pot-related convictions made obsolete if marijuana is legalized this fall.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Cincinnati appeals court judge pitches high court candidacy

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Cincinnati appeals court judge has announced he's running for an open seat on the Ohio Supreme Court next year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Ohio suburb's ban makes under-21 smoking a low-level crime

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A suburb of Ohio's capital has banned sales of cigarettes and other tobacco products to people under 21, making it a low-level misdemeanor crime for them to use such products.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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DOJ awards $5.4 million to hire officers in northeast Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eleven northeast Ohio police agencies have been awarded a total of $5.4 million in grants by the U.S. Department of Justice to hire or rehire police officers through its Community Oriented Policing Services office.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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FirstMerit eyes naming rights to Cleveland Convention Center

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials say Akron-based FirstMerit Corp. is one step closer to landing the naming rights to the Cleveland Convention Center.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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