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Wife of Marysville guardsman convicted of sex abuse faces sentence

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The wife of an Ohio National Guardsman who was convicted of sexually abusing three adopted daughters is seeking leniency when she's sentenced for intimidation and obstructing justice.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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Lawmakers want programs to curb Great Lakes farm pollution

WILLIS, Mich. (AP) — Two members of Congress from Michigan plan to introduce legislation encouraging Great Lakes states to develop programs that reduce risk of pollution that causes harmful algae blooms.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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Group hoping to legalize marijuana falls short of petition signatures

COLUMBUS -- The group behind a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana use in Ohio has a little more than a week to gather nearly 30,000 more signatures, after its initial petition submission fell short of the requirement to qualify for the November ballot.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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Kasich signs bacterial meningitis vaccine requirement

COLUMBUS – With the signature from Gov. John Kasich, a new law will require a bacterial meningitis vaccine for Ohio school children. The new requirements will be effective for the 2016-17 school year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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Plaintiff in Supreme Court gay marriage ruling has book deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The lead plaintiff in the landmark Supreme Court case that made gay marriage a nationwide right has a book deal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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Burned I-70 bridge in central Ohio reopens ahead of schedule

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Interstate 70 bridge in central Ohio that closed after being scorched in a tanker truck fire weeks ago has been repaired ahead of schedule.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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US Navy secretary: combat ship to be named USS Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — A U.S. Navy combat ship designed to operate near shorelines will be named the USS Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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Officials: Product malfunction led to Ohio fireworks mishap

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — The state fire marshal says an apparent product malfunction led to a fireworks mishap that injured nine people in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 21 July 2015

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