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$2.4B in state funding approved for Ohio highway projects

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state panel has approved about $2.4 billion in state funding for transportation projects around Ohio and the region through 2026.

Last Updated on Saturday, 28 February 2015

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14,600 blighted properties demolished in Ohio under program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 14,600 blighted properties around Ohio have been demolished in the past two years under a program aimed at benefiting areas affected by foreclosures, the state's attorney general said Friday.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Man charged in 125 mph fatal Ohio crash competent for trial

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of driving more than 125 mph and causing a crash that killed two people on the Ohio Turnpike is now competent to stand trial, a judge has ruled.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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About 61,000 Ohioans poised to lose Medicaid health benefits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Roughly 61,000 Ohioans in Medicaid are expected to lose their coverage this weekend after failing to take steps to renew their health benefits as required, the state's Medicaid director said Thursday.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Ohio AG rejects petition for 2nd pot legalization proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For the second time this month, a campaign seeking to legalize marijuana in Ohio has failed to clear a state hurdle.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Ohio oil well output doubles in a year; natural gas triples

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Oil production has more than doubled and production of natural gas has tripled in Ohio in one year, bolstering arguments by the administration of Gov. John Kasich that the industry is thriving enough to sustain a tax increase.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Hundreds ask Cleveland to reopen police mini-stations

CLEVELAND (AP) — Hundreds of people are asking Cleveland to reopen police mini-stations as leaders consider reforms for the city's police department.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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Over $2M to help public housing residents find jobs in Ohio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearly $2.6 million will be available to help public housing residents in Ohio find job opportunities and be more self-sufficient.

Last Updated on Friday, 27 February 2015

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