Ohio college names veteran educator as president

WILBERFORCE (AP) — The nation’s oldest historically black private university has named a woman with four decades of experience as an educator and administrator to be its new president, at a...

Ohioan gets 6 years for having ricin, lying to FBI

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison after being convicted of having ricin and lying to FBI agents when he denied making the deadly toxin....

Daughter gets life in foster mom’s stabbing death

PAINESVILLE (AP) — A northeast Ohio teenager who killed her foster mother in 2012 at her foster father’s urging has been sentenced to life in prison with a chance for parole in 30 years....

Former Ohio state hospital won’t be haunted house

MASSILLON (AP) — A crumbling former state mental institution in northeast Ohio won’t be used as a haunted house as planned this Halloween because it’s not safe for the public. A...

Ohio Libertarians to make case for ballot access

COLUMBUS (AP) — A federal judge is set to hear arguments in a case involving access to the 2014 ballot for two disqualified Libertarian candidates. Judge Michael Watson last week denied a request...

Heroic Ohio deputy dies suddenly at age 32

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio police officer who had been honored as a hero has died at age 32. Hamilton County Sheriff Jim Neil says deputy Nick Hoevel died Saturday evening at Mercy...

Ohio motorcycle pileup leaves 1 dead, 5 injured

HAMILTON (AP) — A pileup of motorcycles during a southwest Ohio charity ride last weekend left one woman dead and five others injured. Morgan Township Fire Chief J.R. Wood said as many as 200...

Ohio teen OK after police shoot him in legs

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP (AP) — A teen is expected to be OK after police in suburban Cincinnati shot him the legs after he allegedly refused to drop a weapon and then ran away. It happened Saturday...

Winter heating costs expected to lower for Ohioans

COLUMBUS (AP) — With a milder winter predicted, experts say heating costs should be lower for most Ohioans. Many energy companies used the lessons of last winter, one of the coldest and snowiest...
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