U.S. 68 ramp to I-75 southbound temporarily closing Thursday

The entrance ramp from U.S. 68/Ohio 15 to Interstate 75 southbound will be closed from 6 a.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Saturday, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation. The ramp will be closed for placement of barrier wall to shift traffic in preparation for construction of...

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Lawyer Disciplined For Misusing Ohio Justice’s Name On Signs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O’Neill’s former law partner has been placed under disciplinary watch for two years for improperly using the justice’s name on his office signs and business cards. Thomas C. Brown, of Geneva, skirted a...

Marathon hotel to open early 2018, feature Mancy’s fare

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s Hancock Hotel will open by Feb. 28, managed by First Hospitality Group and including a Mancy’s Steakhouse restaurant, Marathon said today. The $20-million, five-story hotel at the corner of South Main and Lincoln streets will have 99 rooms, a ballroom...

Ohio Abortion Clinic Access At Issue In Buffer Zone Proposal

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A proposal before the city council in Toledo would make it a misdemeanor crime to obstruct access to health care facilities including the Ohio city’s only abortion clinic. The Blade ( ) reports the proposal would create 20-foot buffer zones where people...

Cleveland Diocese’s New Leader Is Auxiliary Bishop From NY

CLEVELAND (AP) — An auxiliary bishop from New York will become the next bishop in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Cleveland. The diocese says Pope Francis’ appointment of Bishop Nelson Perez was announced Tuesday by the Vatican’s emissary in Washington. He will be...

Ohio City’s School Officers Will Carry Overdose Antidote

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Officers patrolling public middle and high schools in one of northeast Ohio’s largest cities will start carrying the overdose antidote naloxone during the coming school year. The Akron Board of Education voted 5-1 in favor of the policy Monday. Supporters...

19 Aquariums Across US Part Of Effort To Reduce Plastics

CHICAGO (AP) — Nineteen aquariums across the U.S. are partnering in an effort to reduce plastic pollution in the Great Lakes, rivers and oceans. The new Aquarium Conservation Partnership announced Monday includes Chicago’s Shedd Aquarium, California’s Monterey Bay...

Medical Examiner Seeks Help To ID Woman’s Remains In Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A medical examiner is seeking the public’s help to identify a woman whose remains were found in a bag last year in a vacant field in Cleveland. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Medical Examiner’s Office said in a release Monday that the...

Coroner: Ohio Wrong-way Driver Had Alcohol, Pot In System

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A coroner’s office says a driver killed when he drove the wrong way on Interstate 75 in Ohio and crashed into a tanker truck full of gasoline had alcohol and marijuana in his system. The Montgomery County Coroner’s Office says 30-year-old Andrew T....