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Advocates lobby feds for Great Lakes programs

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Great Lakes advocates are meeting in Washington, D.C., this week to lobby for funding of environmental projects and to discuss strategies for dealing with challenges such as invasive species.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Ohio man goes to prison for rape of boy at church

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A judge has sentenced a 20-year-old southwest Ohio man to 15 years to life in prison for raping a 5-year-old boy in a church bathroom last year.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Ohio day care operator fined in drugged kids case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio day care worker accused of sprinkling drugs on snacks to get children to sleep has been fined $250 and had her 180-day jail sentence suspended after a plea deal.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Ohio student points finger like gun, is suspended

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio principal says she suspended a 10-year-old boy from school for three days for pretending his finger was a gun and pointing it at another student's head.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Schwarzenegger backs Ohio city for GOP convention

 COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is putting his muscle behind a bid by Columbus to host the 2016 Republican National Convention, even as the powerful U.S. House Speaker said he favors a different Ohio city close to his home district.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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$2M settlement reached in Ohio caged kids case

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Eleven children forced to sleep in cages by their adoptive parents reached a $2 million settlement with an Ohio county where three of them lived before they were placed in the home outfitted with wire and wood enclosures.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Indicted SW Ohio judge set for court appearance

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio juvenile court judge accused of misusing county credit cards and backdating court documents is set for a hearing.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 04 March 2014

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Ohio group refiles petition in voter-access effort

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio group has refiled its paperwork after hitting a snag in an effort to guarantee certain voter protections in the state constitution.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 March 2014

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