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Probe blames speed, weather in Turnpike crashes

MILAN, Ohio (AP) — Drivers' speeds, poor road conditions and bad weather contributed to a series of Ohio Turnpike crashes this month that killed three people and injured a State Highway Patrol trooper, according to a preliminary report that blames the crashes mostly on tractor-trailers.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Man appeals sentence in Ohio slave labor case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is appealing a five-year prison term for participating in the enslavement of a mentally disabled woman held for two years with her young child in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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5-inch pipeline crack leaks oil in Ohio preserve

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 5-inch crack in a pipeline caused more than 10,000 gallons of crude oil to leak into a suburban nature preserve, officials said Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Ohio Libertarians file appeal to get on May ballot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Libertarian Party of Ohio appealed a federal judge's order Thursday in an effort to get its gubernatorial candidate on the May primary ballot.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Ohio judge dismisses lawsuit against police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge in central Ohio cited procedural problems in dismissing a wrongful-death lawsuit against two police officers involved in the 2011 fatal shooting of a suspect.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Ohio man charged with firing at newspaper carriers

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a northeast Ohio man who police said fired shots at a pair of newspaper carriers.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Ohio unemployment rate drops in February

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio's unemployment rate dropped in February.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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Ohio secluded juvenile offenders more last year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New statistics show Ohio juvenile prisons increased its use of solitary confinement last year.

Last Updated on Friday, 21 March 2014

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