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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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Ohio patrol official accused of stalking woman after affair

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A State Highway Patrol post commander in southeast Ohio is charged with two felonies stemming from allegations that he had an affair with a subordinate's wife last year and stalked her after she ended it, including using a patrol vehicle to stop her for speeding.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Lawmakers consider childproofing for e-cigarette liquids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Liquids used in electronic cigarettes would have to be sold in child-resistant packaging under a bill getting a hearing in the Ohio House.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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Death of Ohio State student in lake jump is ruled accidental

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner says an Ohio State University student died from accidental trauma caused by diving into shallow water during a traditional cold-weather lake jump two months ago.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 January 2016

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