Dayton Event Aims To Keep Young People In Town

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Organizers are hoping a development summit in Dayton can attract and retain more young professionals. Laura Estandia, executive director of the UpDayton event set for Friday, said the summit last year drew more than 30 college students along with more than 100...

Court rejects racial profiling appeal

LIMA — An appeals court today unanimously ruled an Interstate 75 driver was not the victim of unlawful racial discrimination. The 3rd District Court of Appeals, Lima, said a State Highway Patrol sergeant justifiably searched Marcus D. Coleman’s vehicle on Oct. 13, 2012. Coleman,...

Ohio Restaurant Workers Chase Down Robber

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say two employees of a Subway chased down a suspect after he allegedly robbed the same restaurant for the third time. The Subway workers followed and tackled the man after he left the store with cash after the robbery Sunday night. Police...

Hospital auxiliary pledges $450K to cancer center

The Blanchard Valley Hospital Auxiliary has pledged $450,000 to the new Blanchard Valley Cancer Care Center. The pledge will be filled over three years. Elizabeth Candler, auxiliary president, will present a check signifying the pledge to Kimberly Benson, director of oncology...

Couple On Motorcycle Killed In Ohio Crash

GRAFTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a couple was killed when their Harley-Davidson motorcycle rode into the path of an SUV in northeast Ohio. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the crash happened at about 5:45 p.m. Sunday in Grafton Township, southwest of Cleveland. The patrol...

Ohio Gas Prices Up To Start Work Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prices at the pump are up slightly in Ohio to start the work week. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.60 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s up about 4 cents from...

Report: Riding A Bicycling Getting Safer In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Riding a bicycle on Ohio roads seems to be getting safer, according to state statistics. The Ohio Department of Public Safety statistics show that fewer bicyclists were injured or killed while riding in the state last year compared with the previous year....

Heritage Foundation Leader To Speak In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — A conservative leader will be featured at an April 25 reception hosted in southwest Ohio by national and state groups. Former Republican Sen. Jim DeMint of South Carolina leads the Washington-based Heritage Foundation. The foundation says DeMint will be the...

Ohio River Paddlefest Weekend Events Set For June

CINCINNATI (AP) — Canoeists, kayakers and kids highlight the 13th annual celebration of paddling down the Ohio River. An expanded Paddlefest weekend this year begins June 20 with the kids’ outdoor adventure expo, which includes science, fitness and other presentations...

Ohio Lawmaker Charged With Fraud Set For Hearing

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwestern Ohio lawmaker charged with misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain is set for a court hearing on Monday. Rep. Pete Beck is scheduled for a plea or trial setting in Hamilton County...