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Councilman defeats sheriff in Columbus mayoral race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — City Council President Andrew Ginther will become Columbus' first new mayor in over 15 years.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Ohio man gets 28 years prison for killing teen in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors say a Cleveland man has received 28 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy and the attempted shooting of a woman who witnessed the killing.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Patrol: Fan plane crash leaves Ohio amateur pilot in trees

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says an amateur pilot in a so-called fan plane attached to a parachute crashed and got stuck in trees in northeast Ohio, leaving him with minor injuries.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Police dog accidentally struck, killed by vehicle in Ohio

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say a K9 officer camping with her police officer handler was accidentally struck and killed by a vehicle.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Ohio State to pay $3.45 million in medical lawsuit claims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has agreed to pay $3.45 million in medical claims after separate lawsuits over patient care.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Kansas man, 44, gets prison, had sex with girl on cruise

HOUSTON (AP) — A Kansas man must serve 15 years in federal prison for flying an Ohio girl to Texas, taking her on a spring break cruise and having sex with her.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Ohio votes on legalizing pot for medical, recreational use

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The only pot-related question on any state ballot this year is in Ohio, where voters were deciding Tuesday whether to legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use in a single stroke.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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Chemicals leaking from truck crash cause water concerns

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Firefighters say they are concerned about chemicals leaking into a central Ohio creek after a tractor-trailer crashed through a bridge guardrail and into the waterway.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 November 2015

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