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Kings Island ride running after smoke closure

MASON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio theme park ride is running again a day after heavy smoke forced riders to evacuate its building.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Bill targeting youth drug abuse clears Legislature

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have passed a bipartisan measure aimed at preventing youth drug abuse by requiring a guardian's consent before a minor is prescribed painkillers.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Water safety urged after 3 Ohio toddlers drown

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are urging extra vigilance for parents of small children after the accidental drownings of toddlers in three separate central Ohio incidents last weekend.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Ohio bill curbing carbon-rule impact set for vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio House committee is ready to debate a bill intended to limit the state impact of a newly announced federal plan to cut carbon dioxide emissions from power plants 30 percent by 2030.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Former Ohio officer pleads guilty to child porn

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio police officer has agreed to plead guilty to charges that he produced and received child pornography, and tried to prevent his computer from being seized.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Ohio inmate caught hours after escape

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they recaptured a shackled northeast Ohio jail inmate hours after he escaped from a transport van.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Reward for missing Ohio student will go to brother

CINCINNATI (AP) — Money that a Cincinnati restaurateur put toward a reward to help find a missing college student later found dead will go into a scholarship fund for the student's brother.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Ohio bill would limit impact of new pollution rule

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are expected to quickly take action on legislation intended to limit the impact of federal plans to cut total carbon dioxide emissions from power plants by 30 percent by 2030.

Last Updated on Monday, 02 June 2014

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