Ohio Cities Could Create Areas For Open-alcohol Containers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s governor has signed a bill to let some cities create outdoor refreshment areas where revelers could walk outside with open containers of alcohol. Gov. John...

Ohio Court Denies Police Captain’s Appeal On Murder Trial

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected an appeal by a former Akron police captain who had argued a judge’s previous ruling entitled him to a new trial in the 1987 slaying of...

Ohio Pays $9.6M For 2 New Aircraft For State Leaders’ Travel

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The governor and other state leaders have two new aircraft for traveling around Ohio on official business. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports the state spent $9.6 million and...

Philly Art Museum Creates Community Exhibits With Art Copies

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Museum of Art wants to bring its paintings to the people. So it plans to place reproductions of famous works in about dozen communities over the next six...

Ohio State Drum Major Instructor Accused Of Rape, Kidnapping

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drum major instructor for Ohio State University’s marching band has been accused of sexually assaulting a woman at his home and charged with rape and kidnapping....

Convicted Ohio Judge’s 2nd Trial Delayed Until September

CINCINNATI (AP) — The second trial for a Cincinnati-area juvenile court judge convicted of unlawful interest in a public contract has been pushed back to September. Hamilton County Judge Tracie...

Rope Suspension Bridge Opens Over Shark Exhibit In Newport

NEWPORT, Ky. (AP) — A rope suspension bridge opens Thursday at Newport Aquarium in northern Kentucky, allowing visitors to walk across an open tank displaying nearly two dozen sharks. The...

US House To Vote On Money For Ohio Uranium Plant Cleanup

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House is moving ahead with a vote to provide extra cleanup money for a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio, even as the White House is threatening to veto it....

Fish And Wildlife Finalizes Mussel Habitat Designations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service this week is publishing the final rule for critical habitat designations for two freshwater mussels in Kentucky, Tennessee and 10 other...
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