SE Ohio Village Police Chief Indicted On 12 Counts

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A southeast Ohio village police chief suspected of helping a woman avoid arrest has been indicted on 12 counts, including three counts of obstructing justice. A grand jury on Tuesday also charged Glouster Chief Luke Mace with six misdemeanor counts of...

Man Accused Of Megabus Threat Appears In Court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set bond at $250,000 for a 26-year-old man accused of threatening a Megabus driver with a pellet gun in an alleged hijacking attempt in central Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports 26-year-old Arsenio Rodriguez made his initial appearance in a...

A Long Road To Clean Up A Dirty Power Plant

A timeline of the legal battles to get Homer City Generating Station to clean up its pollution: —June 2008: EPA files violation notice alleging that beginning in 1988 Homer City made modifications without installing pollution controls. —July 2008: U.S. court strikes down rule...

Bond Set For 3 Arrested In Fatal Ohio House Fire

FOSTORIA, Ohio (AP) — Three people charged in a northwestern Ohio house fire that killed two have made their initial court appearances. Two of the suspects are each being held on a $2 million bond. Bond for the third suspect was set at $1.5 million Tuesday. Police in Fostoria...

AP Source: Griffin To Interview With Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — A person with knowledge of the meeting says the Cavaliers will interview Chicago Bulls assistant Adrian Griffin for their coaching job. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity Tuesday because of the private nature of the situation....

Energy-target Proposal Clears Ohio House Committee

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A contentious bill delaying the phase-in of Ohio’s renewable energy and efficiency standards has cleared a key legislative panel. The House Public Utilities Committee approved the measure Tuesday, sending it to the full House. The Senate has passed it....

DE Jamal Marcus, Ohio State Decide To Part Ways

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Jamal Marcus, in the mix to start at defensive end for Ohio State this fall, is transferring out of the Buckeyes program. Ohio State confirmed Tuesday that it had reached a mutual decision with Marcus that it would be best for him to transfer. The redshirt...

Threat Records On Ohio Governor In Crosshairs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court vigorously questioned lawyers on both sides of a legal dispute Tuesday over the state’s decision to withhold records documenting threats against Republican Gov. John Kasich from a political blogger. The state Public Safety...
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Ukraine fighting intensifies after election

People pile up sand bags to set up a shooting position on the road leading from the airport to Donetsk, Ukraine, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The eastern city of Donetsk was in turmoil Tuesday a day after government forces used fighter jets to stop pro-Russia separatists from taking...
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French politics in disarray, except for far right

French far-right National Front party leader Marine Le Pen speaks at a meeting at their headquarters in Nanterre, west of Paris, Tuesday, May 27, 2014. The anti-EU, anti-immigration National Front party shook France’s political landscape by coming out on top in...