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Officials: Pilot killed in plane crash in Xenia

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities say the pilot of a small plane died in a crash in southwestern Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Ohio Democratic lawmakers push for focus on economic issues

COLUMBUS (AP) — Democratic state lawmakers pushed an economic agenda Wednesday that included bills to increase Ohio's minimum wage, provide paid family and medical leave, and promote equal pay for women.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Ohio election officials plan to add more poll workers

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio county plans to have more poll workers, trainers and roving troubleshooters for Ohio's March primary after November's voting was plagued by problems at the polls.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Panel asks Obama for additional Asian carp control study

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Advocacy groups want President Barack Obama to support further study of long-term measures to prevent Asian carp and other invasive species from migrating between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River watersheds.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Authorities: 1 man dead in house explosion in eastern Ohio

NEWCOMERSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a house explosion has left one man dead in eastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016

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Man who missed his trial after wiping poop on body sentenced

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who skipped his own armed robbery trial after stripping naked and wiping feces on his body is heading to prison.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Bill would delete 'mental retardation' from Ohio laws

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that seeks to delete the term "mental retardation" from the state's laws has cleared the Ohio House.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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Cleveland firing 6 officers involved in 137-shot barrage

Cleveland officials said Wednesday they're terminating six police officers who fired during a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed people after a high-speed chase.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 26 January 2016

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