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Farms are focus of studies on drinking water toxin

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Scientists and farmers agree that phosphorus from agriculture runoff is feeding the blue-green algae blooms on Lake Erie linked to a toxin found in the drinking water of 400,000 people in Ohio and southeastern Michigan last week.

Last Updated on Monday, 11 August 2014

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Study explores Asian carp effects on Lake Erie

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A successful invasion of Lake Erie by Asian carp wouldn't necessarily doom its valuable sport fish such as yellow perch and walleye, a newly released scientific paper said.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Ohio park tries for record on applying sunscreen

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio amusement park has another record-breaking attempt lined up to benefit the fight against cancer.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Marysville man gets 40 years for child porn

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A convicted sex offender in Ohio has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for coaxing a 12-year-old girl to send him sexually explicit photos and videos on her cellphone.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Ohio prisons may invite food service inspections

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's prisons agency is developing plans to invite local health inspections of each prison's food service operations in the wake of complaints about problems including maggots in kitchen areas, a corrections spokeswoman said Friday.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 August 2014

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Democrat mum on Ohio's bid to host 2016 convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A top Democratic official touring Ohio's capital city gave little feedback Thursday on how she felt about the city's potential to host the party's 2016 presidential convention other than making one assessment: The ice cream is good.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 August 2014

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Indiana Guardsman faces sentence in Ohio bomb case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Indiana Guardsman who pleaded guilty to having homemade explosive devices in his vehicle in Ohio is scheduled to be sentenced in federal court.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 August 2014

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GOP expected to formalize Cleveland convention bid

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Republican National Committee is expected to officially name Cleveland host of the 2016 national convention during its annual conference in Chicago.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 August 2014

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