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Coal industry scores a win but fate of plants still in air

June 30, 2015

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Coal companies and their supporters scored a courtroom victory with a U.S. more »»

Gambler will be last man sentenced in Toledo sports probe

June 30, 2015

DETROIT (AP) — Lawyers for a Detroit-area gambler caught in a sports bribery scandal at the University of Toledo say it would be "unthinkable" to send the ailing 82-year-old man to prison. more »»

Arrests hit heroin trade in southeastern Ohio

June 30, 2015

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Ohio say a series of arrests have put a dent in the region's heroin trade. more »»

Young Ohio drivers in probationary phase face more limits

June 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is broadening restrictions for teenage drivers with probationary licenses, starting on Wednesday. more »»

Mom accused of contaminating son's IV set for plea hearing

June 30, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — A West Virginia woman accused of deliberately making her 9-year-old son sick by contaminating his IV at a Cincinnati hospital could change her plea at an Ohio court hearing. more »»

Highlights of $71B state budget before Gov. John Kasich

June 30, 2015

A look at some of the highlights contained in the state's $71.2 billion, two-year operating budget that's before Ohio Gov. John Kasich:


— Provides roughly $1. more »»

Kasich to sign $71B budget but expects to veto some items

June 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is expected Tuesday to sign a $71. more »»

Kasich to sign $71B budget but expects to veto some parts

June 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. more »»

Senate panel weighs measure that could block legalizing pot

June 29, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Senate panel is weighing potential changes to an anti-monopoly proposal that potentially could block marijuana legalization in Ohio this fall. more »»

Man convicted of rape wants to play football in college

June 29, 2015

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former high school football player found delinquent in the rape of a 16-year-old girl wants to play at the community college level. more »»

Ohio announces rules for testing lethal injection drugs

June 29, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will test lethal injection drugs ahead of executions if it obtains specialty batches of the drugs, the state prisons agency announced Monday in its latest update of... more »»

Supreme Court upholds use of controversial execution drug

June 29, 2015

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trading sharp words, a deeply divided Supreme Court upheld the use of a controversial drug in lethal-injection executions Monday, even as two dissenting justices said for the... more »»

Ohio senator eyes redistricting changes after court ruling

June 29, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio senator says he's planning to introduce legislation soon to overhaul how the swing state draws its congressional districts.

Republican state Sen. more »»

Trial for 5 white police supervisors moving to black suburb

June 29, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — The trial for five white Cleveland police supervisors charged with failing to control a high-speed car chase that ended in the deaths of two unarmed black people is moving to a... more »»

Man convicted in sledgehammer slayings is sentenced to death

June 29, 2015

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of killing his ex-girlfriend's parents with a sledgehammer 10 days after stabbing their daughter was sentenced Monday to death.

Shawn Ford Jr. more »»

Police announce crackdown in Ohio city where women missing

June 29, 2015

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Police in a southern Ohio city where four women have died in just over a year and two are still missing have announced a crackdown on drugs and prostitution. more »»

Federal officials investigate recent fires at black churches

June 29, 2015

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Federal authorities say they are investigating recent fires at predominantly black churches, though the blazes do not appear to be related. more »»

Prosecutor: Trial for 5 police supervisors moving to suburb

June 29, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County prosecutor says the trial for five Cleveland police supervisors charged with misdemeanors for failing to control a high-speed chase that ende... more »»

Groups seek changes to Cleveland police consent decree

June 29, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — The NAACP and other civil rights groups want a federal judge to modify a consent decree aimed at reforming the troubled Cleveland police department by requiring outside agencies... more »»

University of Akron football drew worst attendance in NCAA

June 29, 2015

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Among all 125 NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision teams, the University of Akron had the worst home attendance this past season.

The Akron Beacon Journal (http://bi. more »»

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