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Oil leak affects hundreds of birds in northwest Ohio

BRYAN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in far northwest Ohio say hundreds of birds have been rescued from the area where waste oil leaked from a storage tank into a creek.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Frigid temperatures bear down on Ohio in wake of snowfall

CINCINNATI (AP) — A blast of arctic air surging into Ohio was expected to put an added burden on homeless shelters and led one sheriff to open up a jail lobby as a warming center for temporary relief from the cold.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Facebook post lands Ohio ex-inmate back behind bars

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio man convicted in a fatal car crash and released early from prison has ended up back behind bars after a judge and the victim's family took issue with a Facebook post he made.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Ohio US Attorney's office collects $350 million during 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Attorney's Office in northern Ohio set a record in 2014 by collecting more than $350 million in civil and criminal fines.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Ohio high school rape convict released from custody

STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio high school football player who was convicted of raping a West Virginia girl following an alcohol-fueled party and sentenced to at least two years in custody has been released from juvenile detention.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Southern Ohio lawmaker tapped as House Finance chairman

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state representative from southern Ohio has been tapped to lead a powerful House committee that reviews the governor's two-year state budget proposal and other spending bills.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 January 2015

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Snow makes commutes slow, slick as Ohio schools cancel class

CINCINNATI (AP) — Overnight snowfall is creating a slippery, slow morning commute for drivers throughout much of Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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104 Ohio farms added to list of historic family properties

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio says that last year it added 104 historic farms to the list of those that have been in the same family for at least 100 years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 06 January 2015

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