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Funeral jobs attracting more people new to trade

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The way a friend's body looked at her funeral — thick cosmetics making the 19-year-old seem unnaturally tan for the time of year — prompted Melinda Coffman to rethink the work she was doing.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 July 2014

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Ohio conjoined brothers marking a milestone

 

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio brothers hoping to be recognized later this year as the world's oldest conjoined twins plan to celebrate this week as they hit a milestone they've been looking forward to for years.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Ohioan hurt in explosion warns of fireworks danger

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A year ago, Kevin Skubic was just happy to be alive.

Now, he's about living.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Ohioans can search sex offender phone, email info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans can see whether phone numbers, email addresses or screen names belong to registered sex offenders under a new feature added to the state's online database.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Local GOP to fight Ohio elections chief's decision

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Lucas County Republican Party plans to challenge Ohio's elections chief in court in a dispute over nominees for the county's troubled elections board.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Ohio amusement park offers free military admission

MASON, Ohio (AP) — An amusement park is offering free admission to active and retired members of the U.S. military over the Fourth of July holiday period.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Woman falls asleep at wheel, drives into Grand Lake St. Marys

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 76-year-old woman fell asleep behind the wheel in the middle of the day and drove into a western Ohio lake, where she became stranded on the roof of her car and was rescued with help from an Indiana teenager.

Last Updated on Thursday, 03 July 2014

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Vietnam veteran in Ohio gets belated Purple Heart

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio veteran has been presented with a long overdue Purple Heart and several replacements for medals that he earned more than 40 years ago during his service in Vietnam.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 02 July 2014

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