4 Ohio Casinos’ See Revenue Slump In June

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state’s four voter-approved casinos saw a revenue slump in June similar to colder months this year. The Ohio Casino Control Commission released the latest revenue numbers Monday. June revenues totaled about $63.6 million — down by about 7 percent...
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VIDEO: Oxley Government Center dedication

Former U.S. representative Michael Oxley, House Speaker John Boehner and U.S. Rep. Bob Latta were in attendance for the dedication of the Michael G. Oxley Government Center inside the Hancock Historical Museum in Findlay on Monday.

Ohio Attorney Guilty On Charges In Sex Crimes Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Columbus attorney has been convicted in a sex crimes trial in which some of the allegations came from his clients. A Franklin County jury found attorney Javier Armengau (ar-mehn-GOW’) guilty Monday on nine of 18 charges, including one count of rape,...

OSU Player Kicked Off Team, Pleads Not Guilty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State defensive end Tracy Sprinkle has pleaded not guilty to charges of possession of cocaine and drug paraphernalia, rioting and failure to disperse after a weekend bar fight in Lorain, Ohio. Also on Monday, coach Urban Meyer kicked the 19-year-old...

Man To Appeal Conviction In Fire That Killed 9

CLEVELAND (AP) — The man twice convicted of setting a fire that killed a woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover in Cleveland plans to appeal his federal arson conviction and sentence. A judge sentenced Antun Lewis to 35 years in prison last month after emotional...

Family Of Teen Slain In ’68 Appeals For Info

READING, Pa. (AP) — Forty-six years after a Philadelphia teen’s disappearance and slaying, the girl’s family accepted her cremated remains Monday and asked for the public’s help in finding her killer. A month after the body was positively identified through DNA...

3 Firefighters Injured In Ohio House Fire

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say three firefighters were injured in a house fire in suburban Cincinnati and a woman living in the house was taken to the hospital. West Chester Township spokeswoman Barb Wilson says none of the firefighters required hospitalization. She...

Authorities Find Teen Missing From Camping Trip

ANDOVER, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 15-year-old boy who went missing early Sunday morning from an Ohio state park has been found. A spokesman for the state Department of Natural Resources says Caleb Denlinger was found by police in Millcreek Township, Pennsylvania at around...

Groups Oppose Mass For Priest Convicted Of Murder

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Two organizations that help victims of clergy abuse are upset that a Roman Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun in Ohio back in 1980 will receive a full funeral Mass. The groups including the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests are asking the...

Northeastern Ohio City Freed From Fiscal Emergency

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The state auditor has released Mansfield from fiscal emergency after deciding the northeastern Ohio city can resume operations without oversight by a state fiscal control commission. Mansfield city government had deficits of nearly $10 million in 2010 and...