Ohio Community College Pursuing Drone Testing

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The state may have been passed over as a drone testing site last year, but a western Ohio community college is moving full speed ahead on the development, teaching and application of drone technology. Sinclair Community College announced Monday that its...

Former Ohio State Player Pleads To Drug Charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State University football player previously caught up in the school’s memorabilia scandal faces a four-year prison term after pleading guilty to drug trafficking. Ray Small is to be sentenced April 3 after pleading guilty Monday in...

3 Charged With Contributing To Ohio Overdose Death

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Three people are expected in court in northeast Ohio to face charges of contributing to the fatal drug overdose of an 18-year-old woman. The three were indicted Friday on various charges in the death of Erin Trell. The (Youngstown) Vindicator ( ) reports...

On Deck: Prep boys basketball tourneys open tonight

The OHSAA sectional boys basketball tournament opens around the region tonight and we’ll have the latest on all of the hoops action for you tonight here at The Courier. All of the action tonight will take place in Divisions III and IV. Courier writer Andrew Williams will be at...

Ohio Man, 90, Found Competent In Wife’s Killing

AVON, Ohio (AP) — A mental evaluation has found that a 90-year-old Ohio man is competent to stand trial for allegedly suffocating his ailing 85-year-old wife to end her suffering. Prosecutors and attorneys for Robert Shaw of Avon agreed Monday that the court can consider the...

Wind chill advisory issued for Hardin County

The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for Hardin County from 1 a.m. to 10 a.m. Wednesday. According to the weather service, temperatures will drop to between 5 and 10 degrees above zero overnight. Those temperatures, combined with winds between 10 to 15...

Ohio Man To Appear In Court In Firefighter Deaths

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio apartment building owner accused of setting a blaze that killed two firefighters is due back in court. Ray Abou-Arab was charged with aggravated murder and aggravated arson just days after a fire near downtown killed two firefighters in late January....

Arguments Set In Suit Over Ohio Village’s Cameras

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge plans to hear arguments in a lawsuit challenging a village’s use of speeding cameras. The Butler County court hearing scheduled Tuesday on New Miami’s cameras is the latest legal skirmish in the battle around Ohio over...

Highlights Of Ohio Gov’s State Of The State Speech

A look at some of the highlights of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s State of the State address, delivered Monday from Medina: TAXES —Proposed getting Ohio’s tax rate below 5 percent. EDUCATION —Said his administration would send ideas to the Legislature to help identify and...

Ohio Governor Honors Imprisoned Cleveland Women

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has presented his annual courage awards to three women who survived their decade-long imprisonment in a Cleveland house. Kasich said the women’s story is one of inner strength and a courage that brought them through and sustained...