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Algae toxin a public water concern along Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Several water-treatment plant operators are raising concerns about harmful blue-green algae in western Lake Erie and the lack of protocols for keeping the algae's toxin out of the public water supply.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Ohio unemployment rate drops again, to 7.2 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials say the state's unemployment rate dropped again in December.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Ohio attorney general: 8 indicted in drug bust

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say eight people have been indicted on charges in connection to a large-scale drug operation in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Ohio reaches $898 million in liquor sales for 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says total liquor sales in Ohio climbed to a record $898 million in 2013, up almost 6 percent from the previous year.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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Track work finishes on Ohio park's thrill ride

 MASON, Ohio (AP) — Workers have installed the final piece of track on a roller coaster set to open this spring at Kings Island theme park in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 24 January 2014

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$5M bond for Ohio ex-con charged in girl's death

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bond has been set at $5 million for an ex-con charged in the Cleveland death of a 5-year-old girl who was shot in the head while sitting in a vehicle with her mother.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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W.Va. chemical spill now tough to track in rivers

CINCINNATI (AP) — A water pollution control agency for the Ohio River says it will be difficult to tell if or when the chemical spill that contaminated West Virginians' water reaches the Mississippi River.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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Ohioan with asbestos-related cancer awarded $27M

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury in Ohio has awarded a Cleveland-area man suffering from asbestos-related cancer a $27.5 million verdict.

Last Updated on Thursday, 23 January 2014

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