Kasich OKs 4 extra ‘snow days’ for schools

COLUMBUS (AP) — Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill giving Ohio schools four extra calamity days. Kasich was surrounded Wednesday by fifth-grade students from Stingel Elementary School in Ontario, Ohio. He received letters in support of the measure from some of the students. Snow,...

Central Ohio Woman Dies After House Fire

ASHVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman trapped in an upstairs bedroom by a house fire has died at a central Ohio hospital. The Circleville Herald ( ) reports that 54-year-old Valerie Kay Gregg died Tuesday at a Columbus hospital after being pulled from the burning house in...

New Health Survey Ranks Ohio Counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geauga County in northeast Ohio and Scioto County in the southern part of the state are at opposite ends of new state health rankings. The annual rankings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute...

New Health Survey Ranks Ohio Counties

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Geauga County in northeast Ohio and Scioto County in the southern part of the state are at opposite ends of new state health rankings. The annual rankings from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute...

Man Stands Trial In Ohio Stabbing Death Of Wife

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A trial has opened in northeast Ohio in the case of a man accused of killing his wife by stabbing her more than 100 times with kitchen knives in front of their two elementary school-aged children last year. Fifty-one-year-old Glenn Wong tried to plead not...

Man Stands Trial In Ohio Stabbing Death Of Wife

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A trial has opened in northeast Ohio in the case of a man accused of killing his wife by stabbing her more than 100 times with kitchen knives in front of their two elementary school-aged children last year. Fifty-one-year-old Glenn Wong tried to plead not...

Ohio Lab Tests Generators For Mars Rovers

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A research laboratory in Ohio is simulating extreme day and night temperatures in Mars to test the power generators used in NASA’S Mars rover. Researchers at the University of Dayton were chosen to test to the performance of the generators on the...

Deal Allows Tesla To Sell Cars In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio automobile dealers have struck a deal that will allow Tesla Motors to sell its electric cars in the state. The agreement with the Ohio Automobile Dealers Association was negotiated on Tuesday and approved by a Senate panel. The bill allows Tesla to keep...

1 Dead, 2 Injured In Columbus Shootings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 18-year-old man has been killed and two other young people have been injured in separate shootings in central Ohio. Columbus police said Dresan Armstrong was pronounced dead at a hospital following a shooting at about 9 p.m. Tuesday at the rear of a home...

UPDATE: Fire destroys residence in Shawtown

SHAWTOWN — A Pleasant Township residence was destroyed from a Wednesday morning fire. There were no injuries. McComb Fire Chief Mike Voland said firefighters responded about 8:39 a.m. to 4060 Pleasant Township 115, where a fire was found in the living room and attic area. A metal...