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Judge to hear new trial arguments for ex-officer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The case of a former Akron police captain imprisoned for killing his ex-wife in 1998, exonerated, freed and then thrown back in jail enters another legal phase following a judge's decision Monday to hear arguments over a new trial.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Social services workers strike in southwest Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Social service workers are on strike in a southwest Ohio county after contract talks over wages broke down with the county.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Youngstown State sets Tressel's installation

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Youngstown State University plans a formal ceremony to install Jim Tressel as president, though the former Ohio State football coach has been on the job for weeks.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Highway dedicated to honor slain Waynesfield soldier

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Part of a state highway in western Ohio has been named in honor of a Kentucky-based soldier who died last summer in Afghanistan after being wounded when a rocket-propelled grenade hit his vehicle.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Chevy pickup most stolen vehicle in Ohio last year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio thieves like Chevy pickup trucks.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Ohio man recovering after rescuing children

WEST ALEXANDRIA, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man who family members say rescued his girlfriend's three children from a burning home is recovering from his injuries at a hospital.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Ohio teen killed in large street fight

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a 17-year-old boy has been killed in a "pre-arranged" fight that attracted a large group of people.

Last Updated on Monday, 18 August 2014

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Ohio passes 1,000 mark on Utica shale wells

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — State officials say there are now more than 1,000 Utica shale wells around Ohio.

Last Updated on Sunday, 17 August 2014

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