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Son dies, mom hospitalized in Dayton heroin overdose

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 31-year-old man died and his mother is hospitalized after they overdosed on heroin together in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Ohio woman dies after propeller hits head

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — A woman has died from injuries she suffered when she walked into a spinning airplane propeller at a southwest Ohio skydiving business.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 June 2014

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Ohio Senate OKs rerouted teacher evaluation bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to reduce the number of state-mandated performance evaluations for well-rated public school teachers was slipped Tuesday into a fast-moving Senate bill as a way around House opposition.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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Ohio bill to limit impact of carbon rule advances

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio House committee has approved 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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Attorneys: Star witness in trial stole from firm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Embezzlement allegations against a star prosecution witness could figure in the case of a northeast Ohio businessman accused of violating federal campaign finance laws after his trial resumes Wednesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 June 2014

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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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