Groups Oppose Oil, Gas Drilling Under Ohio River

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Environmental and citizen groups are urging Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin to rethink leasing land under the Ohio River for oil and natural gas drilling. In a letter Wednesday,...

Work Near On Indiana Berm To Block Asian Carp

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (AP) — Work could start this fall on building a nearly 2 mile-long earthen berm through a northeastern Indiana marsh considered a possible pathway for Asian carp to reach the...

Ohio Senate Aides’ Time Records Under Review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating a directive by the Ohio Senate president that allowed two top aides to create dozens of time records requesting time away from state work,...

Chevron meets shale gas drilling rules

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chevron has become the first energy company to meet a new set of voluntary shale gas drilling standards that aim to go beyond existing state laws in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West...

Ohio teen arrested after school bomb threat

GREEN TOWNSHIP, Hamilton County (AP) — Police have arrested a 15-year-old student in connection with a bomb threat at a southwest Ohio high school. Green Township Police Chief Bart West tells The...

Clinton backs Ohio Dem vying to be elections chief

COLUMBUS (AP) — Former President Bill Clinton is urging fellow Democrats in Ohio to get behind their party’s contender for secretary of state in campaign material being sent this week....

Ohio man indicted in girlfriend’s slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been indicted on charges that accuse him of cutting the throat of his longtime girlfriend who had gone to court to try to stop his alleged abuse....

Dayton official says chief pepper-spraying girl was OK

DAYTON (AP) — Dayton’s city manager says the police chief was justified in pepper-spraying a 15-year-old girl during a downtown melee last weekend. Chief Richard Biehl says he was helping...

Cleveland port adds 2nd trans-Atlantic freighter

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Port of Cleveland will soon have a second freighter traversing the Atlantic Ocean. Despite financial losses on its freighter to Europe, the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port...
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