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Ohio Lottery says holder of $200M ticket hasn't come forward

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Lottery says no one has come forward with the ticket that matched the winning $200 million lineup in Friday's Mega Millions draw.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 November 2015

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Crews plan to pump oil cargo from sunken barge in Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Salvage crews are preparing for an underwater operation to pump a hazardous oil-based substance from a sunken barge that apparently had been sitting undiscovered on the bottom of Lake Erie for nearly 80 years.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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Ohio tourism officials unveil state's brand: 'find it here'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's tourism director says a new brand for the state is designed to capture emotions surrounding Ohio's diversity of experiences and attractions.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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State: 4 inmates on hunger strike at Ohio supermax prison

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prisons department spokeswoman says four inmates are on a hunger strike at Ohio's highest security prison.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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Suicide is a top cause of death but victims largely ignored

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Suicide claims a life in Ohio every seven hours, yet its victims largely have been ignored by lawmakers, medical professionals and much of the public, a newspaper concluded following a nine-month investigation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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Ohio bill provides confidential address for violence victims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Victims of domestic violence, stalking and other crimes could have their addresses shielded from use by government agencies under proposed Ohio legislation.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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Anti-fracking group plans demonstrations in Ohio, elsewhere

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Activists in about a dozen U.S. states are having a day of action to highlight concerns about potential environmental and health effects of hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, a high-pressure technique for extracting oil and gas from shale deposits.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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Ohio House to weigh bill targeting Planned Parenthood funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that seeks to divert more than $1 million in government funding away from Planned Parenthood was slated for votes in the Ohio House, as opponents planned to rally against the potential changes at the Statehouse.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 November 2015

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