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Escaped murder suspect faces new charges after capture

CINCINNATI (AP) — A teenage murder suspect who authorities say escaped from police custody at an Ohio hospital and abducted a 70-year-old woman before he was captured is now charged with kidnapping and other counts.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Ohio man says dog got the best of would-be burglar

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A family in northern Ohio says a man trying to break into their home left behind a trail of blood after meeting their dog at the front door.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Education, health care access on House Democrats' agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrats in the Ohio House are calling for a fair tax structure, investments in education, health care access and increased support for local governments.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Coalition: Veterans groups' electronic raffles raised $12M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Electronic raffle machines operated by fraternal and veterans organizations brought in millions of dollars for Ohio charities during the past three years, according to a coalition of groups that is fighting an effort to shut them down.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Officers shoot, kill suspected Ohio gang ringleader

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the suspected ringleader of a gang with 2-decade-old roots in Columbus was shot and killed as officers tipped to his whereabouts tried to arrest him.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Elections chief: 70 local races, issues decided by 1 vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top election official is reminding residents that every vote matters after a review of recent election results found some nail-biting contests.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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West Virginia, Ohio visitors seek guidance in North Dakota

MINOT, N.D. (AP) — A delegation of government and economic development leaders from West Virginia and Ohio is visiting northwestern North Dakota to see firsthand what it's like to deal with an energy boom.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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Ohio Attorney General sues over health care law tax

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Applying a tax aimed at helping keep premiums affordable under the federal health care law to state and local governments is unconstitutional, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine claimed in a lawsuit filed Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 27 January 2015

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