Rep. Jordan donates $52,000 to other candidates

Building his power in the U.S. House, Jim Jordan, representative of Ohio’s 4th Congressional District, since February has given $52,000 from his campaign war chest to 18 Republican House candidates in 12 states. Jordan, R-Urbana, is founder and chairman of the House Freedom...

Paperwork On $3M Loan Raises Questions For GOP’s Taylor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Documents indicate Ohio Lt. Gov. Mary Taylor’s gubernatorial campaign repaid a $3 million loan from the candidate to someone else: her husband. A copy of the $3 million check from the Republican’s campaign to Donzell Taylor was part of her...

Jury Awards Millions To Ohio Doctor In Age Bias Lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — A physician who sued the Cleveland Clinic Foundation claiming he’d been pressured to retire because of his age has won a multi-million dollar jury verdict in Cleveland. 77-year-old Robert Katz alleged he was pressured to retire in 2015 after nearly two...

Courier Track Honor Roll

Boys Track Shot Put “‡1. Crawford, North Baltimore 53-1 “‡2. Currie, McComb 49-11 “‡3. Ham, Upper Sandusky 49-1 1/4 “‡4. No. Mattson, Ada 49-0 1/4 “‡5. Hill, Arcadia 48-1 1/2 “‡6. Johnson, Columbus Grove 47-0 “‡7. Stover, Tiffin Calvert...

Pregnant Ohio Woman Shot In March Dies After Giving Birth

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A pregnant woman shot multiple times last month during an apparent ambush outside of her central Ohio home has died after giving birth. 25-year-old Lindzie Wilson, of Springfield, gave birth Saturday and died Tuesday at a Dayton hospital. She was shot March 1....

Ex-Cleveland Councilman Agrees To Plead To Ethics Charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Cleveland city councilman facing multiple misdemeanor ethics charges for voting on contracts involving a company he had close ties with has agreed to plead to guilty during a court hearing. an attorney for Joe Cimperman and a lawyer for the Ohio...

Wood County and Forest 911, administrative land lines down

A cut fiber optic line owned by Frontier Communications has caused outages for 911 land lines and local administrative offices across northwestern Ohio, with Wood County and the village of Forest among those affected. Until further notice, officials in the affected areas say...

400-pound Man Pleads Guilty To Accidentally Smothering Boy

GEORGETOWN, Ohio (AP) — A 400-pound Ohio man who pinned his 11-year-old step-grandson against the arm of a couch while trying to control the boy with mild autism during a tantrum has pleaded guilty to killing the boy. Fifty-eight-year-old Donald Martin Jr., of Mount Orab, entered...