Report: Rep. Goodman’s inappropriate conduct was with another man

State Rep. Wes Goodman resigned Wednesday after he was confronted with evidence of inappropriate conduct with another man inside his Riffe Center office, the Columbus Dispatch reports. Goodman, 33, a first-term Republican from Cardington, represented the 87th House District,...

No. 23 Missouri Women Beat Wright State With Late FTs, 82-80

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — Sophie Cunningham scored 19 points, including a pair of free throws with 1.4 seconds left, to cap No. 23 Missouri’s fourth-quarter rally and 82-80 victory over Wright State on Thursday night. Missouri (2-1) used a 14-5 run to cut a nine-point deficit...

Bates-Diop’s Double-double Help Ohio St. Beat Texas Southern

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With Texas Southern leading a second-half comeback, Ohio State had to hold off the surging Tigers who chopped their deficit from 18 points to two. But Ohio State had more than enough to stave off Texas Southern. Keita Bates-Diop, Jae’Sean Tate and...

Patrol: Crashes, Fatalities Jumped After Ohio Went To 70 Mph

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state highway patrol says crashes and fatalities jumped after Ohio adopted a 70 mph speed limit on many roads and highways. A patrol released Thursday found a 24 percent increase in crashes on 70 mph roads, including 22 percent more fatal and injury...

Ohio Deputy Shoots Self In Foot Firing At Attacking Dog

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio sheriff’s deputy shot himself in the foot while fending off an attacking dog during a drug raid. The shooting happened Thursday morning in Marion as a police task force searched a suspected drug house. The Marion Star Deputy Mike...

2 Ohio Men Sentenced For Killing Teen, College Instructor

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two men have received lengthy sentences for the March slayings in Cleveland of a teenage boy in an SUV they were chasing and a college instructor hit by a stray round. Cleveland.com families of the victims asked prosecutors not to seek the death penalty against...

P-G’s Breece, L-B’s Dobbins headline all-NW District grid selections

Liberty-Benton’s A.J. Dobbins and Pandora-Gilboa’s Jared Breece, who have helped their teams reach the regional football finals, earned player of the year honors and over 20 area players received first-team honors in the Northwest District Media Board selections released on...

Ohio State Suspends Fraternity Activity During Investigation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has suspended activities by all fraternities because of numerous investigations facing several houses. The university said Thursday it suspended social, recruitment and new member activities for the 37 members of the Interfraternity...

Man Arrested For Mass Shooting Threats At Casino, Church

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man has been arrested for threatening to carry out mass shootings at a megachurch and the Las Vegas casino where his estranged wife works. The FBI says 28-year-old Wei Li was transferred from police custody to federal authorities Thursday...

Ohio Clerk Accused Of Leaking Search Warrants Indicted

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio authorities say a former longtime clerk of courts employee has been indicted on felony charges alleging she leaked confidential information from search warrants that allowed potential law enforcement targets to be warned. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe...