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Court upholds Ohioan's sex trafficking conviction

CINCINNATI (AP) — A northwest Ohio man serving 30 years in prison for forcing a 16-year-old girl into prostitution has lost his bid to have his conviction thrown out or get a more lenient sentence.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Judge to decide whether township violated law

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge will decide whether officials in a suburban township violated state laws with informal sessions ahead of their public meetings.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Plan to allow more calamity days clears Ohio panel

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to let school districts take up to four additional weather-related days off this year has cleared an Ohio House committee.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Report: lackluster results for Ohio's job program

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A report shows that Ohio's new effort to find jobs for welfare recipients has fallen short.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Ohio man who threatened Obama gets prison time

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has sentenced a central Ohio man to 16 months in prison for making Twitter threats to kill President Barack Obama.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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More than 54,000 Ohioans apply online for Medicaid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say they've received more than 54,000 applications from people seeking Medicaid health coverage through a new state website.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Bill expected to streamline Ohio adoptions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has passed a bill that is expected to make adoptions cheaper and quicker.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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Ohio workers' comp cracks down on pain pills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation says it plans to keep a closer eye on millions of doses of pain pills prescribed to injured workers every year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 January 2014

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