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Thousands of fish dead in creek after fire

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An environmental advocacy organization is looking into a fish kill in an eastern Ohio creek that is also under investigation by the state.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Ohio identity theft suspect faces federal charges

SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A suburban Cleveland woman accused of stealing the identities of 16 people and filing false tax claims has been indicted in federal court.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Woman gets prison for fatal, wrong-way crash

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for a wrong-way, drunken driving crash that killed one Missouri resident and seriously injured another.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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Mayor wants NW Ohio city to stop hiring smokers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of one of Ohio's largest cities wants to stop hiring people who use tobacco and nicotine.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Businessman guilty of just 1 count in finance case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire was convicted Monday by a federal court jury of witness tampering but was acquitted on more serious charges of illegally funneling campaign donations to two Republican politicians.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Measles outbreak complicates 2 big Amish events

SHILOH, Ohio (AP) — Visitors from around the world to two upcoming events in Ohio's Amish country could come away with more than they bargained for, health officials fear — a case of measles from the nation's largest outbreak in two decades.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Ohio voting rights issue falls short on signatures

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of a constitutional amendment guaranteeing certain voting rights in Ohio have failed to collect enough signatures to put it on this fall's ballot.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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Feds hit Columbus gang with racketeering charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Ohio say alleged gang members in Columbus carried out murders and attempted murders, drug trafficking, robbery and other crimes to control their reputation and territory.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 July 2014

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