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Police: Man orders beer at drive-thru, robs store

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man pulled up at a southwest Ohio drive-thru, ordered some beer, then got out with a gun, put the clerk in a walk-in cooler and took off with some money.

Last Updated on Sunday, 14 September 2014

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Investigations underway into Ohio prison escape

 

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Criminal and internal investigations are underway to determine how a convicted killer of three Ohio high school students managed to escape from prison, along with two other inmates, state correction officials say.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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Feds chase treasure hunter turned fugitive

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of the last times anyone ever saw Tommy Thompson, he was walking on the pool deck of a Florida mansion wearing nothing but eye glasses, leather shoes, black socks and underwear, his brown hair growing wild.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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Huber Heights considers allowing home-raised chickens

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Unless a ballot effort lays an egg, a southwestern Ohio suburban city will allow residents to raise chickens in their backyards.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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Ohio health centers get over $8M grant from feds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say 37 community health centers in Ohio are getting close to $8.5 million in funding to help increase access to primary care services following President Barack Obama's health law.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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Fired band director invited to OSU alumni march

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fired director of Ohio State's marching band has been invited to participate in an annual band alumni appearance that includes taking part in a halftime show.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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Toledo may use conservation to fight water toxins

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Consumers in Ohio's fourth-largest city may be asked to voluntarily conserve water next year to limit demand and help reduce contamination from toxins left by Lake Erie algae.

Last Updated on Saturday, 13 September 2014

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Bush: I never wanted to be a war-time president

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former President George W. Bush said Thursday that he had a moment of clarity in a Florida elementary school classroom on Sept. 11, 2001, when his chief of staff told him the second World Trade Center tower had been struck by a jetliner and the U.S. was under attack.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 September 2014

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