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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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'Zombie Nativity' man challenges Ohio zoning violation case

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio man pledged Tuesday to not let his "zombie Nativity" display die without a fight, while an apparent supporter dressed as a zombie was jailed for contempt of court.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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Interim president chosen for Wittenberg University in Ohio

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Wittenberg University in western Ohio has appointed an interim president who formerly served as president of a university in Indiana.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 06 January 2016

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