Ohio seeks adjusted contract rules for minority companies

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio transportation officials are asking the federal government to adjust rules used to award highway design and construction c...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Ground broken on Cedar Point youth sports complex

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Officials at Ohio’s Cedar Point amusement park have broken ground on a $23.5 million youth-sports complex.The Cedar ...

May 1st, 2016 |  


State briefs

Ohio offering free fishing weekendCOLUMBUS — The state is offering Ohioans the chance to fish for free on public waters that include Lake Erie a...

May 1st, 2016 |  


Regulators OK deals to subsidize older power plants

COLUMBUS (AP) — Regulators in Ohio approved two closely watched energy deals on Thursday allowing two utility companies to impose short-term rat...

April 9th, 2016 |  


Board OKs parole for inmate who walked away in 1959

COLUMBUS (AP) — The first time Frank Freshwaters walked away from an Ohio prison facility, he did so without permission. This time will be diffe...

February 26th, 2016 |  


State briefs

Officials: 18 sickened by packaged salads from plantSPRINGFIELD (AP) — Health officials say more than a dozen people have become sickened by a l...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Judge rejects profiling suit against Border Patrol

TOLEDO (AP) — A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit accusing U.S. Border Patrol agents who watch over Ohio near the Canadian border of routine...

February 26th, 2016 |  


Execution date set despite Ohio not having lethal drugs

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday set an execution date for a condemned killer over the objection of two justices who question es...

February 19th, 2016 |  


State briefs

Man kills himself inside jail cellAKRON, Ohio (AP) — Sheriff’s officials in northeast Ohio say a man facing multiple rape and sexual impos...

February 17th, 2016 |  


Ohio’s senators offer separate anti-heroin bills

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s Democratic senator on Wednesday offered his own plan for battling the deadly drug overdose epidemic affecting man...

February 10th, 2016 |