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Authorities ID woman shot to death in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a central Ohio woman who was initially thought to have been hit by a vehicle but was later determined to have been fatally shot.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Police: Ohio slaying suspect dies after shooting himself

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Investigators say the suspect in a fatal shooting outside an Ohio home later shot himself in an eastern Indiana parking lot and died at a hospital.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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2 treated for smoke issue after fire at Ohio nursing home

LEIPSIC, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a fire at a nursing home in northwestern Ohio forced patients to be evacuated in the middle of the night.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Patrol:19 died in Ohio traffic accidents over holidays

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a total of 19 people died on Ohio roadways during the recent holidays.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Sheriff's Office: Inmate escapes from correctional facility

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff's officials say an inmate has escaped from a state correctional facility in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Judge dismisses Ohio lawsuit over health care law tax

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A tax levied on state and local governments under President Barack Obama's federal health care overhaul is constitutional, a judge ruled, dismissing a lawsuit by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Ohio plants hybrids in effort to bring back chestnut trees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is planting hybrid American chestnut trees at state forests and parks in an attempt to bring back the tree that was decimated by a fungal blight.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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NAACP in Ohio seeks grand jury documents in Tamir Rice case

CLEVELAND (AP) — The local NAACP wants to see documents from the grand jury that decided not to indict two Cleveland police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy who had a pellet gun.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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