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Ohio mom plans plea change in cancer scheme case

 

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son intends to change her plea to either no contest or guilty on felony charges of child endangering and theft.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Ohio police probe baby death in alleged drug lab

 

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio are investigating the death of a 3-month-old baby who lived in a home where they say a drug lab was operating.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Man pleads guilty to breaking into Ohio churches

 

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to kicking in the doors and looting more than two dozen central Ohio churches to help feed his drug habit.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Foes of Ohio clean energy bill criticize senator

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents of a bill turning back Ohio's alternative energy targets say the Senate utilities chairman has disrespected and intimidated witnesses during hearings on the measure, allegations he denies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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New Ohio gay marriage amendment moves forward

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of the latest version of a proposed constitutional amendment aimed at overturning Ohio's gay marriage ban can now gather signatures to get the measure on the ballot.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Health agencies try to counter Ohio mumps outbreak

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health agencies trying to stem a large and growing mumps outbreak are advising college, school and even day care leaders to make sure central Ohio students are immunized and to separate them from those who haven't been vaccinated and those who are infected.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Prosecutors criticize Ohio death penalty review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors are criticizing final proposals in a report about Ohio's capital punishment law, calling them anti-death penalty.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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Police say body from river is Ohio missing man

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A body pulled from a southeast Ohio river has been identified as that of a man missing for more than a month.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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