REINEKE FORD   ||   NEWS UPDATES

Ex-W.Va. College Worker Sentenced In Thefts

WELLSBURG, W.Va. (AP) — A former Bethany College employee who admitted stealing more than $1 million to keep two others from telling her husband about an online affair has been sentenced to two to 20 years in prison. WTOV-TV (http://bit.ly/1e8sstD) reports Shelly Lough of...

Body Found Near Lake Erie Shore In Northeast Ohio

MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — Authorities east of Cleveland say a birdwatcher spotted a body at a state park along Lake Erie. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says the body of an adult male of was discovered Tuesday afternoon at Headlands Beach State Park near Mentor. The...

3 Accused Of Running Illegal Northeast Ohio Casino

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors have charged three men with running an illegal gambling operation in northeastern Ohio. Investigators say the group ran a casino with 200 slot machines near Canton. All three are charged with operating an illegal gambling business and money...

P&G Changes Palm Oil Policy Following Protests

The Procter & Gamble Co. has updated its policy on palm oil following high-profile protests by Greenpeace at its Cincinnati headquarters. The world’s largest consumer products company said Tuesday that it has adopted a “no-deforestation” policy for its palm...

Senators OK Bill On Allergy Shots In Ohio Schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill making it easier for schools, camps and coaches to stock general-use supplies of epinephrine shots used to counter allergic reactions has cleared its second legislative chamber. The Senate voted unanimously on the measure Tuesday, as the House did in...

Ohio Labor Group Blasts College-athlete Amendment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A labor organization in Ohio is questioning a change made to a state budget bill that clarifies that college athletes are not employees under state law. The move by a House committee comes after last month’s landmark decision by a National Labor...

Services Increase For Ohio Sexual Assault Victims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says 13 additional counties have access to comprehensive services for victims of sexual assault. DeWine says 49 counties now provide all core sexual assault services, and 38 counties offer some. He says one county — Clinton,...
off

VIDEO: Waves of Hope

The University of Findlay Student National Pharmaceutical Association and Studio M Salon and Spa hosted Waves of Hope on Tuesday, at which university students and members of the community could donate hair to help Children With Hair Loss. Children With Hair Loss is a non-profit...

Top Ohio Court To Hear Traffic Camera Arguments

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court plans to hear arguments in two months on the use of traffic cameras, in a case one group says could affect every state resident who drives or owns a vehicle. Court records show the justices scheduled oral arguments for June 11 in a...

Resolution passes Ohio Senate honoring Extension programs

COLUMBUS — The Ohio Senate unanimously passed a resolution honoring extension programs on their 100th anniversary. State Sen. Cliff Hite sponsored the bill recognizing the Smith-Lever Act of 1914 that helped formalize agricultural education programs across the country, according...