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Nearly 240 turn up at fugitive surrender in Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says nearly 240 people turned themselves in during the first day of a Fugitive Safe Surrender Program in the Akron area.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Man gets 7 years in Ohio poker chip robbery

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after admitting his role in the January home-invasion robbery of a professional poker player.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Study: Low Great Lakes water levels will be costly

DETROIT (AP) — A study finds that if water levels remain low on the Great Lakes and the St. Lawrence River they will have a negative economic impact on the region that could reach $18 billion by 2050.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Man dies minutes after being sentenced to jail

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say a man collapsed and died outside a courtroom minutes after a judge sentenced him to 60 days in jail for trying to restrain and kiss a 14-year-old girl.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Ohio families chased from home by second sinkhole

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — More families are being forced from their homes after another sinkhole opened atop an abandoned Ohio mine.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 June 2014

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Health concerns linger after Ohio landfill fire

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Residents in neighborhoods that were enveloped by smoke while a landfill burned for days this past spring say they're now suffering from headaches and breathing problems.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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Ohio delays new requirements for jobless benefits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is temporarily delaying the enforcement of new regulations that require Ohioans to do more to get unemployment benefits, a spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services said Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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Court considers dismissal of Ohio judge's charges

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge plans to rule next month on whether to dismiss criminal charges against an Ohio juvenile court judge accused of misusing county credit cards and backdating court documents.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 25 June 2014

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