Man Charged In Killing Of 80-year-old Ohio Woman

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A man is scheduled to appear in court after police say he killed an 80-year-old woman while burglarizing her central Ohio apartment. The Knox County prosecutor’s office said 34-year-old Tyrone Caldwell was arrested Tuesday and charged with...

PETA Drops Restaurant Proposal For Dahmer House

BATH, Ohio (AP) — A national animal welfare group says it has abandoned the idea of turning serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home in Ohio into a vegan restaurant. Moira Colley, spokeswoman for the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, tells The Akron Beacon...

Fallen Rangers Posthumously Awarded Bronze Star

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — Six months after they were killed by an IED in Kandahar, Afghanistan, Sgt. Patrick C. Hawkins and Spc. Cody J. Patterson of the 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment were posthumously awarded the Bronze Star with Valor Device during a combat awards ceremony...

Ohio Prosecutor Will Appeal GPS Ruling

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A county prosecutor says he will ask the Ohio Supreme Court to consider whether police can use GPS devices to track vehicles without a warrant from the court. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien tells The Columbus Dispatch ( ) he will request an...

Former Ohio Fair Treasurer Accused Of Theft

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor will determine if a former central Ohio county fair treasurer will face theft charges for “borrowing” $211,000 in public money to help run his farm. A financial audit Tuesday from state Auditor Dave Yost says former Franklin County...

Investigation continues into fight at The Cube

Findlay police today released more information on a fight that seriously injured a city man at The Cube. Ian Fleck and another spectator of a mixed martial arts event were involved in an argument and fight at about 10:40 p.m. March 29, said Lt. John Dunbar. Fleck, 30, of Findlay,...

Ohio Lawmaker Home After Donating Kidney To Wife

CLEVELAND (AP) — A state lawmaker from northeast Ohio has been released from the hospital after donating a kidney to his wife. The (Willoughby) News-Herald ( ) reports that state Rep. Ron Young, a Republican from Leroy Township, was released from the hospital Tuesday after...

UPDATED: Corps says flood-control plans delayed again, to 2016

The Army Corps of Engineers said  this morning that its final report detailing Blanchard River flood-control plans may not be complete until 2016, more than a year later than its most recent estimate. That’s a timeline that regional officials are calling “unacceptable.” Updat...

Inmate Indicted In 1976 Toledo Slaying

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A convicted murderer who a judge once said could be “a serial killer in the making” has been indicted in the previously unsolved 1976 slaying of a 20-year-old woman in Toledo. The grand jury in Lucas County on Tuesday indicted 57-year-old Martin...

Petro employee under investigation for theft

NORTH BALTIMORE — A Petro Shopping Center employee is under investigation for allegedly stealing about $13,000 from the business. The theft is believed to have occurred within the last week from the store at 12906 Deshler Road, according to the Wood County Sheriff’s Office. The...