Husband Of Ohio Woman Hurt By Rock Dropped On Car Kills Self

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The husband of a schoolteacher critically injured when a rock was dropped on her car from a highway overpass has died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities said. Randy Budd was pronounced dead at his Uniontown home late Saturday, Harry Campbell,...

Motorists See Ohio Gas Prices Up Slightly To Start Workweek

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices around Ohio are up slightly as the new workweek begins. The average price for a gallon of regular gas was $2.15 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s up 6 cents from a week ago,...

Ohio Social Worker Less Trusting A Decade After Boy’s Death

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio social worker says he’s less trusting a decade after a 3-year-old special-needs child he was in charge of died when the boy’s foster parents bound him with duct tape and placed him in a tiny, hot closet for several days without food or...

Cheese Stands Alone: $26K Swiss Breaks Ohio Fair Sale Record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s grand champion Swiss cheese has set another sales record? Holy cow. The dairy dynamo cashed in at $26,000 during the Ohio State Fair’s Sale of Champions Sunday. That’s $1,000 more than the previous record set last year. The champion...

Coal Miner’s Union To Hold Meetings This Week On Contract

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The United Mine Workers of America is holding a series of meetings with coal miners this week to go over details of a new contract agreement. The UMWA says the meetings concern a tentative agreement with the Bituminous Coal Operators Association, which is...

Ohio Man Charged After Political Debate Spurs Bar Shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man accused of shooting another man in the leg during a fight over presidential politics last month has turned himself into police. Cleveland.com reports ( ) 45-year-old Darnell Hall has been charged with felonious assault. He appeared Saturday in...

Central Ohio Fire Chief, Wife Injured In Motorcycle Crash

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Police say a central Ohio fire chief and his wife have been injured after they hit a deer while riding their motorcycle. The crash happened around 7:30 p.m. near St. Louisville in Licking County as Newark Fire Chief Patrick Connor and his wife were on their...

Police: Man, 45, Dies In Central Ohio Motorcycle Crash

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has died following a motorcycle crash in central Ohio. Dublin police say they were called to the scene of the crash around 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Officials say a 45-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the motorcycle...