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Court: Ohio Landlords Have Duties To Tenant Guests

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has found that landlords must provide a safe environment to guests of their tenants. The unanimous decision Wednesday resolves a conflict in two lower appeals courts that reached different conclusions in similar cases....

Ohio Proposal Would Let Scooters Park On Sidewalks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans could park certain motor scooters and motorized cycles on sidewalks under a proposal slated to be voted on Wednesday by state representatives. Current Ohio law bans vehicles from parking on sidewalks, while allowing bicycles. The proposal would let...

National Lime and Stone buys asphalt company

National Lime and Stone Co., manufacturer of crushed stone and sand for construction, has bought Lash Paving, of Martins Ferry, a family-owned asphalt producer and paving contractor. Purchase terms were not disclosed. Lash Paving will become a wholly owned subsidiary of National...

On Deck: Wednesday prep hoops

There are six prep basketball games on the local sports schedule and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. In boys basketball, Fostoria St. Wendelin travels to Old Fort and Elmwood visits Otsego in conference games tonight. Arcadia is at...

Ohio Good Samaritan Cleared Of Traffic Charge

CLEVELAND (AP) — A crowded courtroom in Cleveland broke out in applause when a judge cleared a woman of a traffic charge she said came after she stopped her car to help two elderly people. An officer ticketed 59-year-old Annam Ighneim for blocking traffic on a busy road the day...

Ohio Priest To Be Sentenced In W.Va. Child Abuse

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio priest convicted of taking a 10-year-old boy to West Virginia for sex more than two decades ago is set to be sentenced. Federal jurors found Robert Poandl (POHN’-duhl) guilty in September of transporting a minor in interstate commerce with the...

Ohio Priest To Be Sentenced In W.Va. Child Abuse

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio priest convicted of taking a 10-year-old boy to West Virginia for sex more than two decades ago is set to be sentenced. Federal jurors found Robert Poandl (POHN’-duhl) guilty in September of transporting a minor in interstate commerce with the...

Ohio House To Vote On Allowing More Calamity Days

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is preparing to vote on a proposal that would let school districts take up to four additional days off this year due to extreme weather. Snowstorms and bitter cold have prompted many districts across the state to exhaust their five allowable...

Ohio House To Vote On Allowing More Calamity Days

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is preparing to vote on a proposal that would let school districts take up to four additional days off this year due to extreme weather. Snowstorms and bitter cold have prompted many districts across the state to exhaust their five allowable...

At A Glance

c-Ceased operations NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Orlando 5, South Carolina 2 Alaska 3, Stockton 1 Toledo at Wheeling, 7 p.m. Reading at Elmira, 7:05 p.m. Fort Wayne at Cincinnati, 7:35 p.m. Utah at Colorado, 9:05 p.m....