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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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Love triangle leads to car accident, stabbing near UC campus

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials say three people were injured in a domestic dispute near the University of Cincinnati's campus.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Ohio couple charged after baby dies from ingesting heroin

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio couple whose 11-month-old son died from ingesting heroin have been charged with involuntary manslaughter and child endangering.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Dayton man admits raping child, hiring hit man to kill victim

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man has pleaded guilty to raping a child and then trying to hire a hit man to kill the victim and the victim's father.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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Officials try again to auction historic Ohio home

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a central Ohio county are trying again to find somebody who wants to buy a huge historic house that dates back nearly 200 years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 September 2015

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