Ohio Gas Prices Rise As Week Of Thanksgiving Travel Begins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices in Ohio are up to begin what’s expected to be a busy period of travel around the Thanksgiving holiday. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was about $2.09 in Monday’s from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information...

Slower Growth Forecast For Ohio Holiday Retail Sales

CINCINNATI (AP) — Researchers are expecting a 1.54 percent increase in Ohio holiday retail spending, with Black Friday and other seasonal sales coming up. The annual forecast from the University of Cincinnati Economics Center indicates slower growth than in recent years when...

Court Hearing Delayed For Ohio Sheriff Who Denied Drug Theft

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A suspended Ohio sheriff who denied stealing prescription drugs and misusing office funds will have his next court appearance delayed another day as observers wait to see whether he’ll change his not-guilty plea. Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer...

Ohio College Employee’s Home Vandalized; Possible Hate Crime

OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) — Police say someone vandalized the home of a faculty member at a northern Ohio college and left what appeared to be an anti-Semitic note, and the case is being investigated as a possible hate crime. Oberlin Police Chief Juan Torres tells WJW-TV the homeowners...

Ohio Bill Would Give Track’s Harrison Dillard, 93, His Day

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The only man to win Olympic medals in both sprinting and hurdles would have a day named in his honor under a bill in Ohio. The proposal was first heard before a legislative committee this past week. It would recognize Harrison Dillard on his birthday each...

Ohio Sheriff Accused Of Drug Theft Changing Not Guilty Plea

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A suspended sheriff in Ohio who has denied stealing prescription drugs and misusing office funds is due in court to change his not guilty plea. Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer is scheduled to attend a change of plea hearing Monday in Fremont. Overmyer...

Ohio Drivers Will See Drug Abuse Warnings During Holidays

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio plans to take advantage of the busy holiday travel season to warn drivers about the growing problem of drugged driving. It’s a joint effort of the State Highway Patrol and the Ohio Department of Transportation. The agencies will use the...

Researchers To Forecast Ohio Holiday Retail Sales

CINCINNATI (AP) — Economic researchers are ready to offer a holiday retail outlook for Ohio, as shoppers gear up for Black Friday sales. The annual forecast from the University of Cincinnati Economics Center is scheduled to be release Monday in conjunction with the Ohio Council...

No. 11 Xavier Escapes With Win Over Northern Iowa

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Trevon Bluiett scored 20 points and Edmond Sumner got 11 of his 17 points in the second half, helping 11th-ranked Xavier hold off Northern Iowa 67-59 to win the Tire Pros Invitational on Sunday night. After leading by 16 points in the second half,...