Lawmakers Approve Deal To Allow Tesla In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Electric car maker Tesla Motors could operate three dealerships in Ohio under an amended bill unanimously passed by the state Senate on Tuesday. Passage comes after Ohio auto dealers struck an agreement last week with the California-based Tesla that would...

Man Pleads Not Guilty In Ohio Gun Class Shooting

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio instructor who accidentally shot an adult student in the arm during a concealed-carry firearms class has pleaded not guilty to a misdemeanor count of negligent assault. An attorney entered the plea Tuesday in Fairfield County Municipal Court...

Blaze damages Hancock County buildings

 WEST INDEPENDENCE — Fire damaged buildings in Hancock County’s Biglick Township  on Tuesday afternoon. The blaze damaged a garage, a stone building and a shed at 7138 Biglick Township 258, west of West Independence. The property is insured, according to the Washington Township...

Cavs’ Irving Practices For First Time In 2 Weeks

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving practiced with his teammates for the first time in two weeks after being sidelined with a biceps injury. Irving was able to take some contact during Tuesday’s workout, his first since straining a biceps tendon on...

Fire strikes Biglick Township residence

ALVADA — A fire damaged a Biglick Township home Tuesday afternoon. The fire struck a garage, stone building and shed at 7138 Big Lick Township 258. The property is insured, according to the Washington Township Fire Department. Jody Ewing owns the home, according to auditor’s...

Ohio Senate OKs Deal Allowing Tesla To Sell Cars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate has passed a bill that would let electric car maker Tesla Motors operate three dealerships in the state. Its passage Tuesday comes after Ohio auto dealers struck a compromise to let California-based Tesla sell its electric cars at existing...

Fire in apartment wall doused

Findlay firefighters responded at 1:36 p.m. today to a fire in the wall of an apartment at 1051 Hilary Lane, Apt. J. Firefighters put out the blaze within 30 minutes. The fire caused an estimated $12,000 in damage and its cause is still under investigation.

$2.4 Billion Capital Bill Clears Ohio Legislature

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A nearly $2.4 billion state construction budget that funds an array of community, school and park projects has cleared the Ohio Legislature. The Senate approved the bill on a 30-1 vote. Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) expected to sign it later Tuesday. The...

Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty In Amish Buggy Crash

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man pleaded not guilty Tuesday to crashing his SUV into the back of an Amish buggy over the weekend, killing one of its occupants and injuring three others. Douglas Learn, 42, of Mantua, was arraigned on charges that included aggravated...

Mr. Clean Artist Richard Black Of Ohio Dies At 92

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio artist who created the Mr. Clean character that became a long-lasting advertising hit has died at age 92. Fairmont Presbyterian Church in Kettering says services are planned Saturday for Harry Richard Black. The Dayton Daily News reports Black died...