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Amish jailed in beard-cutting attacks win lower sentences

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge reduced the prison sentences Monday for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven followers after their hate-crime convictions were thrown out in their hair- and beard-chopping attacks against fellow members of the faith.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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Ohio sues BP for more than $33M in cleanup of storage tanks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is suing oil and gas company BP for more than $33 million, alleging it double dipped by taking state funds and money from insurers to clean up accidental leaks from underground storage tanks at hundreds of its gas stations around the state.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 March 2015

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Ohio bill would extend foster care services to wards age 21

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state bill would extend the age that younger residents can get foster care services while requiring that court-appointed guardians receive a guide developed by the state's attorney general.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Ohio college's revival plan includes sustainability effort

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio (AP) — A small, western Ohio liberal arts college that temporarily closed is making sustainability and energy efficiency part of its revival strategy involving an estimated $81 million in campus improvements.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Ohio pair charged with locking up adopted kids, abusing them

A husband and wife kept their two adopted daughters in northeastern Ohio locked in a bedroom for all but a few hours each day where they were beaten, given little to eat and sexually abused by the man over at least two years, prosecutors said.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Prosecutors subpoena 40 people for Ohio ex-lawmaker's trial

CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors could call 40 people to testify in the case of a former southwest Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company's financial status and using their money for personal gain.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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3rd child dies after carbon monoxide leak in Ohio home

TROY, Ohio (AP) — The third of four children exposed to high levels of carbon monoxide from a furnace in a home has died.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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Cleveland: Boy shot by cop died because of his own actions

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland says it isn't to blame for the death of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police near a recreation center.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 March 2015

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