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New fight emerges in Ohio treasure hunter dispute

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio company owned by a fugitive treasure hunter is fighting to gain control over recently recovered gold from a ship that sank off the South Carolina coast in 1857 in one of the worst maritime disasters in U.S. history, arguing that the Florida company now salvaging the sunken treasure from the shipwreck is trespassing.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 May 2014

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Ohio confirms 83 measles cases over 6 counties

 

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say 83 cases of measles have been confirmed in an Ohio outbreak that began among Amish who had traveled to the Philippines, which has had an epidemic.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 May 2014

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Coast Guard completes ice breaking on Great Lakes

SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — More than five months of ice breaking on the northern Great Lakes has been completed by the U.S. Coast Guard.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Zoo seeks surrogate mom, home for orangutan baby

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo zoo is seeking a surrogate mother and a new home for a baby orangutan rejected by its mother.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Watergate conspirator Jeb Stuart Magruder has died

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jeb Stuart Magruder, a Watergate conspirator who claimed in later years to have heard President Richard Nixon order the office break-in, has died. He was 79.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Court: Ohio overcharged employers for years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The director of the state insurance fund for injured workers said Friday that he's disappointed with an unusually pointed appeals court decision that says the fund overcharged employers by hundreds of millions of dollars.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Ohio tornado confirmed; rain spurs flooding threat

CEDARVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Flood watches remained in effect across much of eastern and northern Ohio Thursday as communities recovered from several days of heavy rain and storms, including a tornado that destroyed several buildings in western Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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Mount Blanchard teacher investigated after boy disciplined

MOUNT BLANCHARD, Ohio (AP) — A northwest Ohio sheriff's office is investigating a teacher's disciplining of a kindergartner after the incident was caught on a surveillance camera.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 May 2014

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