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Ohio unemployment benefit claims are up

WASHINGTON (AP) — Weekly applications for U.S. unemployment benefits dropped 32,000 last week to a seasonally adjusted 300,000. Claims fell to their lowest point since May 2007_several months before the Great Recession started later that year. The decrease suggests strong momentum for hiring in the coming months.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Dayton home health worker gets 10 years in rape

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former southwestern Ohio home health care worker has been sentenced to 10 years in prison after admitting that he raped an 82-year-old man who was suffering from Alzheimer's disease.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Report includes restrictions on Ohio death penalty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors would need much stronger evidence against a murder defendant before bringing death penalty charges under recommendations proposed by a statewide capital punishment review committee.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Ohio man sentenced to life in workplace slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting his former girlfriend at the factory where she worked.

Last Updated on Thursday, 10 April 2014

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Kiss not the first to tell Rock Hall to kiss off

Graciousness is not always high on the list of attributes you find in successful rock 'n' roll stars.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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Man charged in killing of 80-year-old Ohio woman

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A man is scheduled to appear in court after police say he killed an 80-year-old woman while burglarizing her central Ohio apartment.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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P&G selling pet food brands to Mars for $2.9B

MCLEAN, Va. (AP) — Procter & Gamble is crying uncle on the edible business so it can focus on its core brands like Tide detergent and Pampers diapers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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House expects vote on Ohio midterm budget bill

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is expected to vote on a sweeping midterm budget bill.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 09 April 2014

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