2 Ohio Teens Charged After Girl’s Crash Death

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio have charged two teens with drag racing and other crimes after a crash earlier this week that left a 14-year-old girl dead. Hamilton police Sgt. Ed Buns says the teens — ages 15 and 16 — were drag racing in stolen cars early Tuesday...

Ohio Prisons Cracking Down On Smuggled Cellphones

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections says it is cracking down on cellphones smuggled into the state’s prisons. The state has spent more than $300,000 in the past year to buy electronic equipment used to detect cellphones, which inmates...

Crews Still Searching For Missing Ohio Boaters

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say they are still looking for the bodies of two boaters missing in western Lake Erie for more than a week. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says officers still hope to find the bodies of 32-year-old Bryan Huff and 34-year-old Andrew...

Ohio Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Sentence Appeal

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court says it will hear an appeal from a man who claims a 115-year prison sentence imposed when he was 15 years old violates his constitutional rights. Brandon Moore was tried as an adult and convicted by a jury in the August 2001 armed...

Woman Charged With Taking Toy From Child’s Grave

ONTARIO, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio say they’ve charged a woman who was seen on a surveillance video taking a stuffed animal from a child’s grave. Ontario police said 54-year-old Frieda Kay Shade turned herself in Wednesday after the cemetery surveillance...

1 Person Killed In Shooting In South Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One person is dead after a shooting Friday morning in south Columbus. WBNS-TV reports ( ) that police were called around 2:30 a.m. to a shooting at a home near Mithoff and Ann streets. The victim was found outside and taken to a hospital, where he died....

WesBanco Names Todd Clossin President, CEO

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — WesBanco Inc.’s board has elected Todd F. Clossin as president and chief executive officer. The Wheeling-based bank holding company announced the move Thursday. Clossin will succeed Paul M. Limbert, who is retiring on April 30 after 37 years with the...

Va. Man To Enter Plea In Multi-state Fake ID Case

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A man accused of participating in a sophisticated multi-state fake identification ring is set to plead guilty in federal court in Richmond. A plea hearing for Manuel Garcia-Rojas is scheduled for Friday. Garcia-Rojas is charged with racketeering conspiracy...

Mississippi lines up aid for Cooper

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi could borrow $20 million to help Findlay-based Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. update its factory in Tupelo, Miss. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported that Gov. Phil Bryant signed a bond bill Wednesday. Senate Bill 2975 said...

MPLX announces cash distribution

Findlay-based MPLX LP has announced a dividend of 32.75 cents per share for the first quarter. This represents an increase of 1.5 cents per share, or 4.8 percent, over the previous quarterly dividend and a 20.2 percent increase over the dividend in the first quarter of 2013....