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Ohio's December unemployment rate increases to 4.7 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's unemployment rate was up in December compared to the previous month even as the number of jobs in Ohio increased.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Cleveland-area judges to review how grand juries operate

CLEVELAND (AP) — The presiding judge in the county that includes Cleveland says he's appointed two fellow jurists to lead a committee to study whether the county's grand juries can operate more efficiently.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Zoo euthanizes cheetah featured in National Geographic show

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a 15-year-old cheetah once featured on a National Geographic special has been euthanized.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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NE Ohio family claims 2nd million-dollar Powerball prize

CLEVELAND (AP) — Four people from a Cleveland-area family have claimed the second of three million-dollar prizes won in Ohio in the drawing for a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Prosecutor ordered to pay Ohio newspaper $25K in legal fees

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio prosecutor has been ordered to pay more than $25,000 to a newspaper for its legal costs in challenging his decision to withhold a 911 dispatcher's recorded call to a murder suspect.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Slain Ohio police dog's partner may get new K-9 from Texas

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio officer whose police dog died after being shot during a burglary investigation will visit Texas in search of a new K-9 partner.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Ex-Ohio officer to appear in court on sexual assault charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former policeman in suburban Cleveland has pleaded not guilty to charges that include rape, menacing by stalking and misuse of a law enforcement database.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Ohio still looking into fatal overpass collapse year later

CINCINNATI (AP) — A state analysis of a highway overpass collapse that killed a construction worker in southwestern Ohio has yet to be completed a year later, and lawsuits over the accident continue as the man's family struggles with his loss.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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