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Proposed changes to Ohio budget due to House panel on Friday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio legislative panel reviewing the governor's $72.3 billion state budget proposal expects to get some ideas on how to change it Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015

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Feds direct pipeline company to investigate alternatives

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A federal agency has directed the Texas-based company behind a proposed northeastern Ohio natural gas pipeline to investigate an alternative route that would relocate the $2 billion project to less populated areas.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015

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Ohio judge acquits man who killed neighbor in self-defense

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge in northeast Ohio has ruled that a 52-year-old man acted in self-defense when he fatally shot his neighbor during a fight about leaves and debris in the front yard.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015

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Ohio prisons agency reviews programs to help freed inmates

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Officials with Ohio's prisons agency are emphasizing the importance of preparing inmates for life outside bars.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015

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Bill would allow Ohio cities to have outdoor drinking areas

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill passed in the Ohio House would allow bars and restaurants in Ohio's larger cities to designate outdoor areas where people would be allowed to drink alcohol.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 March 2015

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Loose police horse briefly on patrol in downtown Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — A loose police horse conducted an unscheduled patrol through downtown Cleveland before officers recaptured it.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015

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Judge, not jury, to hear Cleveland policeman's manslaughter case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge instead of a jury will decide the case of a Cleveland policeman charged with voluntary manslaughter after a car chase that ended in 137 gunshots and two deaths.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015

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Democrats urge veto of portion of $7B transportation budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's transportation budget is headed to the governor amid criticism from Democrats who claim a portion of the bill would discourage out-of-state college students in Ohio from voting in the swing state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 26 March 2015

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