Sandra O’Brien to compete with Sprague for state treasurer

CLEVELAND (AP) — Republican Sandra O’Brien is mounting a repeat run for Ohio state treasurer 11 years after defeating an incumbent treasurer in her party’s primary and losing to Democrat Richard Cordray in the general election. O’Brien announced her intention to run again in an...

Appeals Court Vacates Decision In Abandoned Property Suit

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A federal appeals court has breathed new life into a lawsuit by one of several companies that have challenged Delaware’s abandoned property seizures. The court on Monday vacated a judge’s dismissal of a lawsuit filed by Ohio-based Marathon Petroleum...

Ohio Company Leading Effort For Michigan Steel Plant

DURAND, Mich. (AP) — Crain’s Detroit Business says a steel factory is being proposed on nearly 1,000 acres in Michigan’s Shiawassee County. The chief executive of New Steel International tells that his company is leading an effort that involves several others. John...

Soldier From Ohio Killed In Snowboarding Crash In Colorado

SALIDA, Colo. (AP) — A snowboarder killed when he hit a tree at a Colorado ski area was a 23-year-old soldier from Ohio. The Chaffee County Sheriff’s Office says Sgt. Collin J. Zak of North Royalton was found unresponsive Saturday morning on the expert-rated Mirage run at...

More deer killed in Hancock, most nearby counties

Hunters in Hancock and most surrounding counties killed more deer this year during Ohio’s weeklong deer-gun hunting season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Across Ohio, hunters checked 72,814 white-tailed deer during the weeklong deer-gun hunting season...

Pilot Dies In Small Plane That Crashes Into Deck, Backyard

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — A single-engine airplane crashed into the deck and backyard of an Ohio house, and residents of the dwelling discovered the wreckage containing the deceased pilot when they returned home. The residents weren’t there when the plane went down sometime...

Patrol: Driver In Fatal Crash Under Influence Of Marijuana

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says an 18-year-old man who was driving a car that crashed and killed two teenage passengers in western Ohio was under the influence of marijuana. Lt. Matt Schmenk of the patrol’s Xenia (ZEEN’-yuh) post says Trey Blevins has...

Fire Marshal’s Office: House Fire That Killed 4 Accidental

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — The State Fire Marshal’s Office has ruled a residential fire that killed four people four years ago in southwest Ohio was accidental and related to cooking. The Dayton Daily News Monday the fire also had no indicators of any criminal intent. Police...

Man Sues Police, Says Officer Kicked Him In Face

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A black man suing a Cleveland suburb claims he was kicked in the face and seriously hurt by a white police officer recently fired for using excessive force against a black man in another case. Erimius Spencer sued Euclid (YOO’-klihd) and two officers...

Slump for tech stocks overshadows gains by telecoms, banks

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock indexes didn’t do much at first glance on Monday, but the modest move for the Standard & Poor’s 500 masked some dramatic changes roiling underneath the surface. Telecom stocks, banks and other areas of the market that stand to benefit the...