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Ohio police record big jump in meth-lab seizures

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they've seen a big jump in methamphetamine lab busts in Ohio this year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Man who challenged gay marriage ban dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who helped lead a challenge to Ohio's ban on gay marriage has died.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Meeting set on Iraq vet's SpongeBob gravestone

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials at a cemetery that removed a slain Iraq war veteran's towering SpongeBob SquarePants headstone from her final resting place after they deemed it inappropriate for their traditional grounds were planning to meet with the soldier's family to explore possible solutions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Body of missing man found under porch

GLOUSTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Ohio believe they've found the body of a missing man in a cistern under his porch.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Man charged in attack on pastor after service

NORTH HAMPTON, Ohio (AP) — Police have arrested a man who they say attacked a pastor after his sermon in a western Ohio church.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 October 2013

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Gee to lead higher ed review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Ohio State University President Gordon Gee was tapped by Gov. John Kasich on Monday to lead a review of ways to improve the value of higher education.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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Board likely to approve Medicaid expansion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative panel is set to consider whether to allow federal money to be spent on expanding Medicaid.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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Lawsuit dismissal in pedestrian death upheld

CINCINNATI (AP) — An appeals court has upheld a decision dismissing a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the mother of an 18-year-old woman killed after a tractor-trailer hit her on Interstate 75 near Dayton.

Last Updated on Monday, 21 October 2013

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