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New system gives Cleveland kids better chance at diversion

CLEVELAND (AP) — A program that starts this this week aims at giving juveniles in Cleveland a better chance of entering diversion programs instead of being charged with crimes in juvenile court.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Infrastructure, job training on Senate Democrats' agenda

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic state senators are making their pitch for raising Ohio's minimum wage and ensuring that an expansion of the Medicaid health program remains in place.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Kasich to push balanced budget amendment in 6-state tour

 

PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has kicked off a six-state tour pushing a balanced budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution with a meeting in South Dakota in which he called on state lawmakers to get behind the proposal.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Highway work to resume after deadly Ohio overpass accident

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio transportation officials say northbound I-75 will be shut down overnight in Cincinnati as bridge work resumes in the aftermath of a deadly accident Monday night.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Convicted Ohio judge trial on 8 felony charges set for June

CINCINNATI (AP) — A convicted juvenile court judge will go to trial again this summer on eight felony charges that jurors couldn't reach a verdict on last year.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Toledo council gives go-ahead to health company relocation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo City Council has given a health care company the go-ahead to move hundreds of jobs to a downtown waterfront campus that would include a renovated steam plant.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Highway reopens after construction collapse; 1 dead, 1 hurt

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A highway where an overpass collapse during demolition work left one worker dead and a tractor-trailer driver injured was cleared of concrete and steel on Tuesday and reopened, but police were left wondering what the casualty toll might have been had the accident occurred amid heavy traffic.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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Woman found outside Ohio nursing home died of exposure

SAGAMORE HILLS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner has ruled that a 94-year-old woman whose body was found in the driveway of a northeastern Ohio assisted living facility died of hypothermia caused by exposure to the cold.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 21 January 2015

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