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Parents' lawyer: Adopted Ohio boy has gotten help

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for a couple accused of abandoning the adopted 9-year-old son they raised since infancy said Wednesday that the boy has gotten some much-needed help.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Woman's death in Ohio considered possible homicide

SOUTH RUSSELL, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating a possible homicide at a home in an upscale area east of Cleveland.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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27 people apply to replace Ohio utility regulator

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A nominating panel is reviewing 27 applicants for a soon-to-be-vacated seat on the Ohio board that regulates public utilities.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Dem vying for Ohio governor supports death penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial contender Ed FitzGerald says he supports the death penalty and believes there are times when it is called for.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Ohio ex-con charged in fatal shooting of girl, 5

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former inmate has been charged with aggravated murder 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 Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Housing facility for veterans expands

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A permanent supportive housing community for disabled and formerly homeless veterans in central Ohio has expanded, with a similar facility expected to open next year in northwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Fairfield officer who killed man had problems at work

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police records show a southwest Ohio officer who fatally shot a man during an investigation had been accused of attendance and performance problems at work and was recommended for "separation from service."

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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Ohio court: No reconsideration for fired teacher

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court won't reconsider its decision upholding the dismissal of a public school science instructor who refused to remove religious materials from his classroom.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 January 2014

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