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Compromise close on Lake Erie algae legislation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are close to agreeing on a plan aimed at reducing farm runoff that feeds the toxic algae in Lake Erie, but it's still not known how it will impact farmers.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Ohio drivers can show proof of insurance electronically

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans are now able to show proof of insurance to police officers and state agencies with their electronic devices.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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State puts hold on drone security testing at SW Ohio prisons

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons agency says it has put a hold on its testing of drones as a security measure to keep watch over two corrections facilities.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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New Ohio gun rules allowing noise suppressors take effect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A new state law that relaxes some requirements for concealed carry permits and allows hunters to use noise suppressors under certain conditions is set to take effect in Ohio.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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Judge in Toledo blocks new Ohio law on traffic camera use

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio judge has blocked in Toledo a new state law sharply restricting use of traffic camera enforcement around the state.

Last Updated on Monday, 23 March 2015

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PHOTOS: Coast Guard welcomes spring by breaking up Great Lakes ice

ALGONAC, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard is welcoming spring by breaking up ice that remains on some Great Lakes shipping channels.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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Husband of missing Ohio woman facing murder charges

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — The husband of a missing central Ohio woman has been charged with killing her — even though her body has never been found.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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10-number dialing starts for calls in Ohio's 740 area code

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Callers in central and southeast Ohio's 740 area code are beginning to need 10 numbers to make local calls as preparations are made for the addition of a new 220 area code in about a month.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 March 2015

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