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Ohio bill includes money for renovation of Cleveland square

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A total of $3.5 million to fund ongoing renovation of Cleveland's Public Square has been included in a capital projects bill introduced in the Ohio Legislature.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Man pleads not guilty in Ohio woman's fatal shooting

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting a 59-year-old woman in a northeast Ohio home has pleaded not guilty to a charge of murder.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Court documents: Ohio police officer punched suspect

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a suburban Cleveland detective punched and kicked a suspect, drove him to a cemetery, wrapped a seatbelt around his neck and threatened to put him in the ground.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Court ruling favors Ohio elections chief on liability issue

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court says Ohio's elections chief is not personally liable for enforcing a law that was found to be unconstitutional.

Last Updated on Thursday, 21 January 2016

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Critics say proposed Ohio EPA rules could harm wetlands

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposed Ohio EPA rules making it easier for companies to get permits to build roads, pipelines or surface coal mines are drawing concern from critics who say the changes could harm the state's wetlands and streams.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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US-Canadian agency: More work needed to protect Great Lakes

 

 

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. and Canada have done well at preventing Great Lakes water from being overused or raided by outsiders but should take additional steps to strengthen their legal protection against future grabs, an advisory organization said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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East Coast, Ohio Valley brace for possible big snowstorm

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tens of millions of Americans from Washington to Boston and the Ohio Valley could be walloped by an end-of-the-week snowstorm, meteorologists say.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Columbus Zoo puts name of polar bear cub up for a vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is asking the public to vote on the name of a three-month-old polar bear cub.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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