Ohio Teen Sentenced To Life In Gang Slaying

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old in central Ohio has been sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murder in adult court in the slaying of a 15-year-old rival gang member. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) Jesean Callender was sentenced in Franklin County Common...

Volunteer Searches Planned For Michigan Woman

NEWPORT, Mich. (AP) — Volunteer searches are planned for a Michigan woman who disappeared last month from a Halloween party. Searches are scheduled starting Friday morning, Saturday morning and Sunday morning, with volunteers to gather at the Monroe Bank and Trust building in...

Cooper reports quarterly profit of $48 million

Selling 14 percent more tires and having lower raw material costs, Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. earned $48 million profit in the July-September quarter. It was a comeback from a year earlier when it lost $168,000 as its Chinese partner refused to produce Cooper tires in...

Big Ten, SEC, Big 12 Showdowns Impact Playoff Race

As college football’s regular season heads into its stretch run, plenty of intriguing plotlines are developing each week. Revenge motives. Playoff implications. Clashes of style. Matchups of two-way players. Here are some of the top things to watch this week:...

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Ohio Stabbing

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of murder in the slaying of a homeless man stabbed over 100 times has been sentenced in southwestern Ohio to life in prison with no chance for parole for 15 years. Montgomery County’s prosecutor says 28-year-old Curtis Gray of Dayton was...

October Revenue For Ohio Casinos To Be Revealed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators are set to share the latest revenue figures for Ohio’s casinos, a month after all four facilities saw the numbers dip in a month-to-month comparison. The Ohio Casino Control Commission is scheduled to release October’s casino revenue...

Ohio Woman Gets Jail For Stealing Guide Dog

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old southwest Ohio woman has been sentenced to 50 days in jail for stealing a guide dog from a blind person’s backyard and selling the animal on Craigslist. The Montgomery County prosecutor’s office says Bonnie Ritchie was sentenced...

6 Sickened By Carbon Monoxide In Ohio Home

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities are urging people to be alert to carbon monoxide leaks after six people were hospitalized due to dangerous carbon monoxide levels in a home. Cleveland fire officials called a news conference following the hospitalization Thursday morning of residents...

Body Of Missing Woman Found In Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say the body of a 49-year-old woman missing nearly two weeks has been found in a field, and a man has been arrested. Police said 34-year-old Kevin Fisher led officers to the body of Lorrie Pratt, who lived in Wadsworth, on Wednesday in a...

Gay Marriage On Way Back To US Supreme Court

CINCINNATI (AP) — A month after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to rule on gay marriage, the issue is headed its way again. A federal appeals court Thursday halted a run of rulings supporting same-sex marriage by the U.S. courts that are the last line for appeals just below the...