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Police: Ohio robber brandished pink stun gun twice

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police in north-central Ohio say they're looking for a robber with an eye-catching weapon — a pink stun gun that was brandished at two stores in two days.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 January 2015

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Number of new Ohio charters drops this school year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The relatively low number of new Ohio charter schools that opened this academic year is a sign of increased caution after a high number of closures and an increase in state scrutiny of school sponsors.

Last Updated on Friday, 02 January 2015

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Fight winter doldrums with activities at Ohio state parks

COLUMBUS – As 2014 comes to a close, families can begin to put the hustle and bustle of the holiday season behind them as they seek a bit of peace and quiet in the great outdoors. Ohio State Parks offer special events during the winter, such as guided hikes, cross-country skiing, sled dog races and late-winter maple syrup festivals.

Last Updated on Thursday, 01 January 2015

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Mom who says she left tot on porch faces charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A mother accused of abandoning a 14-month-old Maryland boy on the front porch of a stranger's home in central Ohio is scheduled for arraignment Wednesday on a child endangerment charge as police searching for the toddler warn he may be dead.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014

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Ohio police warn against celebratory gunfire

CLEVELAND (AP) — The cities of Columbus and Cleveland are again using billboards to remind people of the dangers of firing guns into the air to celebrate New Year's Eve.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014

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Ohio's average gas price dips below $2 per gallon

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Jim Woodrum couldn't believe it at first, but liked what he saw Wednesday morning as he stopped for gas.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014

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2 teens held in fatal mall shooting of 16-year-old

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two teenagers who were with a 16-year-old boy shot at a southwest Ohio mall during an attempted robbery have been charged as juveniles in his death.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014

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10 people die on Ohio roads over Christmas holiday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says 10 people were killed in 10 separate crashes in the state over the five-day Christmas holiday period last week.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 31 December 2014

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