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Woman falls asleep at wheel, drives into Grand Lake St. Marys

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 76-year-old woman fell asleep behind the wheel in the middle of the day and drove into a western Ohio lake, where she became stranded on the roof of her car and was rescued with help from an Indiana teenager.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Vietnam veteran in Ohio gets belated Purple Heart

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio veteran has been presented with a long overdue Purple Heart and several replacements for medals that he earned more than 40 years ago during his service in Vietnam.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Judge won't toss charges against P&G protesters

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge refused to dismiss burglary charges Wednesday against nine Greenpeace activists who staged an eye-catching protest involving a zip-lining tiger at Procter & Gamble's headquarters in downtown Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Ohio ends fiscal year with $800 million surplus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has ended its budget year as expected with a nearly $800 million surplus, money set aside to fund tax breaks and any unexpected Medicaid expenses coming from federal health care reform.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Columbus police officer accidentally shoots his leg

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus police say an off-duty officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while in his own vehicle and then drove himself to a local hospital.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Man charged with killing teen found in landfill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An 18-year-old Ohio man is charged with aggravated murder and kidnapping in the stabbing death of a teenage girl whose body was found at a western Pennsylvania landfill.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Court orders review in Freshway Foods, Freshway Logistics birth control case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Tuesday ordered further review in a case involving Ohio business owners who challenged the birth control mandate under the new federal health care law, following its ruling that businesses can now lodge religious objections to the coverage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Coroner perplexed by teen's caffeine overdose

LAGRANGE, Ohio (AP) — The death of a healthy high school student initially baffled the local coroner until testing of a white powdery substance found in his home came back as caffeine.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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