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Lawsuit aims to strike down Ohio gay marriage ban

CINCINNATI (AP) — Civil rights attorneys filed a lawsuit Wednesday asking a judge to strike down Ohio's gay marriage ban as unconstitutional and allow same-sex couples to wed in the state, echoing arguments that have led judges to throw out gay marriage bans in five other states.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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Ohio worker dies in early morning accident

BLUE ASH, Ohio (AP) — A worker in southwest Ohio was pinned between a wall and a metal ramp and died Wednesday in an apparent early morning accident, authorities said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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Taft conviction to be included in Ohio IG's report

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's government watchdog is revising his report on a 2005 rare-coin investment scandal after learning then-Gov. Bob Taft's historic conviction connected to the matter was omitted in error.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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Strong storms bring scattered damage to Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A series of strong storms that swept through central Ohio brought high winds and scattered reports of damage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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Nearly 122K Ohioans have voted early in primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly 122,000 Ohioans have voted early so far in the state's primary election next month.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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BP pulls out of drilling in northeast Ohio

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Energy company BP says it's scrapping plans for shale drilling in northeast Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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Court seeks answers on Ohio flooding compensation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is responding to complaints by dozens of landowners near Ohio's largest inland lake who say compensation for flooding losses has been delayed again.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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Lawyer: Ohio ex-governor's record wasn't expunged

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio watchdog's office plans to discuss Wednesday whether to reissue its report on a 2005 rare-coin investment scandal after information surfaced that the document presumed falsely that then-Gov. Bob Taft's criminal record had been expunged.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 April 2014

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