Ohio Bill Sets Rules For Carrying Guns In Schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill would require the state’s attorney general to develop a training model for school employees who are allowed to carry concealed weapons. School boards would have to consult with local police to develop school safety protocols, if districts...

Ohio Bill Requires Reports On Drug-addicted Babies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has approved a bill requiring hospital maternity units and newborn care nurseries and maternity homes to report the number of babies born addicted to drugs. The reporting to the state Health Department, mandated for every three months, is one...

Ohio Police: 81-year-old Stabbed To Death In Home

SOUTH RUSSELL, Ohio (AP) — An 81-year-old woman was found stabbed to death in her northeast Ohio home and a grandson who served time in jail for taking her car without permission was arrested on a probation violation. Ruth Phillips was found stabbed to death Tuesday night in the...

Proposal To Renew Repair Funds Sent To Ohio Voters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters get to decide whether to renew a public works program that funds improvements to roadways, bridges and other local infrastructure needs. The House voted 90-2 Wednesday on a resolution asking voters to approve a 10-year renewal of the State...

Illinois’ Groce: Angry Outbursts Over The Line

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Illinois coach John Groce said Wednesday that he regrets an outburst that included throwing his suit jacket and yelling at officials during a loss to Michigan State. “For me, my entire life — passion, energy, emotion is a positive thing,” Groce...

Gov. Kasich to visit Findlay on Thursday

Gov. John Kasich will stop in Findlay on Thursday afternoon to meet with supporters. Kasich will be stopping at Coffee Amici, 328 S. Main St., at 4 p.m. Following this visit, Kasich will continue on to Bowling Green for the Wood County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner.

Hancock-Wood Electric Co-op issues peak demand alert

Hancock-Wood Electric Cooperative has issued a peak demand alert from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. today due to cold temperatures. During those hours, Hancock-Wood is asking customers to reduce electricity use as much as possible. The period may be extended depending upon updated forecast...

Browns Search Focused On Pettine

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns’ coaching search could be nearing a conclusion. Team officials interviewed Buffalo defensive coordinator Mike Pettine for the second time on Tuesday night in Mobile, Ala., and although the sides did not reach a deal, the 47-year-old has emerged...

VIDEO: Injury crash at U.S. 224, Ohio 235

Two people were injured in a traffic accident at the intersection of Ohio 235 and U.S. 224 in Blanchard Township Wednesday afternoon, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Both Luzmary Steiner, 53, of Jenera, and Annis F. Lepper, 67, of Van Wert, were taken by Hanco...

Purdue Building Reopens Day After Deadly Shooting

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — The Purdue University building where authorities say one student fatally shot another has reopened. The Electrical Engineering Building reopened at noon Wednesday. Purdue police say they haven’t determined why 23-year-old Cody Cousin shot...