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Distracted driver fines may help pay for driver's ed in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio is proposing more fines for distracted driving, with the money going to help subsidize driver's education courses for those who can't afford them.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Man wanted in elderly Ohio pair's slayings nabbed in Arizona

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man wanted in the killings of an elderly Ohio couple and suspected of committing armed robberies in three states fled from sheriff's deputies in Arizona in his van and then on foot before being arrested early Thursday after a nationwide manhunt, authorities said.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 February 2015

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Over 202,000 Ohioans sign up for coverage through exchange

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 200,000 Ohioans have signed up for health coverage so far through the federal insurance marketplace, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Ohio veteran fined for keeping pet ducks appeals conviction

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio National Guardsman who says his pet ducks help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression is appealing his conviction for violating a village ban on keeping such animals.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Cleveland police officers to begin using 1,500 body cameras

CLEVELAND (AP) — A small number of Cleveland patrol officers will take to the streets Wednesday equipped with new city-owned body cameras, technology that officials hope will provide more accountability within the troubled department and close the gap of mistrust of police within the community.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Ohio releases school district allotments under Kasich budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state budget office has released preliminary district-level spending figures resulting from Ohio Gov. John Kasich's changes to the school funding formula.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Northeast Ohio gas station canopy collapses under snow

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio gas station closed overnight after snow caused its canopy to collapse.

Last Updated on Thursday, 05 February 2015

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Cleveland police officers to soon begin using body cameras

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they will soon be issuing body cameras to police officers in the hope of reducing confrontations between officers and citizens, use of force and citizen complaints.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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