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Ohio warns charter school sponsors to drop plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Education says three charter-school sponsors with plans to open six schools have been warned that they'll be shut down if they move ahead with those plans.

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 April 2014

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Governors form Great Lakes investment partnership

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — An organization representing the eight states and two Canadian provinces in the Great Lakes region is teaming with former U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson in an effort to attract foreign manufacturing investment.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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16 cases of measles confirmed among Ohio Amish

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sixteen cases of measles have been confirmed among Amish in the Knox County area of north-central Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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Boehner mocks GOP on immigration

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats and immigration advocates are calling out House Speaker John Boehner over comments mocking his own Republican lawmakers for their reluctance to take up immigration legislation.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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1 person killed in shooting in south Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One person is dead after a shooting in south Columbus.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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Harsh Ohio winter damages wine industry

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio winemakers will ask for federal aid to help them recover after the harsh winter that all but wiped out many varieties of grapes.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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Ohio Supreme Court agrees to hear sentence appeal

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court plans to hear an appeal from a man who claims a 115-year prison sentence imposed when he was 15 years old violates his constitutional rights.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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Helicopter crashes in central Ohio; 2 people hurt

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a small, privately owned helicopter crashed into a farmer's field in central Ohio, injuring the two men aboard the aircraft.

Last Updated on Friday, 25 April 2014

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