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State seeks to prevent falls by older Ohioans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state initiative to prevent falls by older Ohioans is aiming to warn shoppers of all ages what to look for and how to avoid falling hazards amid holiday shopping.

Last Updated on Friday, 28 November 2014

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Military: Ohio soldier killed while in Afghanistan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Military officials say a soldier from central Ohio has been killed while serving in Afghanistan.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Patrol: Speed wasn't factor when cruiser hit man

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol has determined speed wasn't a factor when a southeast Ohio sheriff's deputy in a cruiser fatally struck a pedestrian while responding to an emergency call.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Vehicle hits, kills 6-year-old checking mailbox

 

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Ohio state troopers say a 6-year-old boy was fatally struck by a vehicle after crossing a road to check his grandparents' mailbox.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Ohio bill seeks extra retail pay on Thanksgiving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A lawmaker in Ohio wants stores in the state to pay triple wages for employees who work on Thanksgiving — an effort that comes as Macy's, the holiday's quintessential retailer, is allowing its workers to choose whether to work that day.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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'Friendsgiving' offers holiday minus family drama

COLUMBUS (AP) — What if you could have a heaping helping of Thanksgiving dinner without a side of family drama?

Last Updated on Wednesday, 26 November 2014

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Man dead, 7-year-old girl hurt in SE Ohio shooting

GRAYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says a 7-year-old girl suffered a gunshot wound to the head and a 66-year-old man died after a shooting at a southeast Ohio property.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Vigil planned for 5 killed in Cleveland home

CLEVELAND (AP) — A prayer vigil has been planned to honor five people slain in a Cleveland home over the weekend.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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