Police: Man Dies After Electrocuted At Central Ohio Factory

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say a man has died after he was electrocuted at a Columbus factory. Columbus police say the accident happened shortly around 12:15 a.m. Friday at ITC...

Ohio Reports 5.1 Percent Unemployment Rate For March

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio’s unemployment rate held steady at 5.1 percent in March, unchanged from the previous three months. Friday’s report from the Ohio Department...

Committee Recommends Coroners Track Drugs Involved In Deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A panel tracking accurate numbers of heroin-related overdose deaths in Ohio has recommended all coroners track each drug involved in an overdose death. The panel says...

Unarmed Suspects Shot By Cleveland Officers 47 Times

CLEVELAND (AP) — A forensic pathologist says two unarmed suspects were hit by a total of 47 shots fired by Cleveland police officers following a high-speed chase in November 2012. Dr. Joseph Felo...

Former Ohio Police Chief Sentenced For Stealing From Village

KIRTLAND HILLS, Ohio (AP) — A former police chief has been sentenced to two years in prison for stealing from the northeast Ohio village he served. Former Kirtland Hills Chief Gerald Smith Jr....

Jule Huffman, ‘Mr. Cartoon’ On WSAZ-TV, Dies At 91

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A man who entertained children as “Mr. Cartoon” on WSAZ-TV has died. Jule Huffman was 91. WSAZ-TV (http://bit.ly/1Doxdsj) announced Huffman’s death on...

Animal League Confiscates 33 Dogs From Ohio Home

PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Animal Protective League says it has confiscated 33 shih tzus from a home in Parma Heights. The humane agency removed 24 dogs and nine puppies from an...

Dog Flu Outbreak Gained Foothold At Urban Doggie Day Cares

CHICAGO (AP) — Many urbanites use doggie day cares while they work long hours. Paying others to exercise their pets, owners can forgo long walks and enjoy guilt-free pooch snuggling in the...

Judge Denies Toledo Request To Ban Guns At Neo-Nazi Rally

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A common pleas court judge has denied the city of Toledo’s request that organizers and protesters be prevented from carrying guns at a neo-Nazi rally. The Toledo Blade...
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