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State warns puppy shoppers to beware of online scams

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office is warning Ohioans that people offering puppies for sale online could be scam artists.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 December 2015

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Southbound I-75 overnight closure set in southwest Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio transportation authorities have added a southbound Interstate 75 overnight shutdown near Cincinnati that will begin Saturday night.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 December 2015

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Cardiologist who performed unnecessary procedures sentenced

WESTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Attorney's Office authorities say a northeastern Ohio cardiologist has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for overbilling nearly $29 million after performing unnecessary medical procedures.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 December 2015

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5 Ohio pension funds joining treasurer's online checkbook

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Spending information from five public pension funds is being added to Ohio's online checkbook website, the state treasurer announced Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 19 December 2015

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Ohio infant mortality rate down slightly, higher for blacks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New state figures show a slight drop in Ohio's overall infant mortality rate, though the rate for black infants is nearly three times that of whites.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2015

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Study: Rising lake temperatures may worsen algae blooms

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Some of the world's biggest temperature jumps are happening in lakes — an ominous sign that suggests problems such as harmful algae blooms and low-oxygen zones hazardous to fish will get worse, says a newly released scientific report.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2015

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Rally planned in Cleveland in support of Syrian refugees

CLEVELAND (AP) — An immigrant support group is behind a planned rally and march in Cleveland to welcome Syrian refugees to Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2015

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Ohio unemployment rises slightly from lowest mark since '01

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate rose slightly for November, a month after reaching its lowest level in 14 years.

Last Updated on Friday, 18 December 2015

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