Ohio Firefighter In Lightning Strike Improving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio firefighter who went into cardiac arrest when lightning struck outside a soccer stadium in June is continuing to approve. The Columbus Division of Fire says Tuesday that Lt. Stu Tudor is alert and has all his memory, but still is unable to...

Updated: 1 hurt when truck hits farm tractor on Ohio 613

One person suffered minor injuries Tuesday when a tractor-trailer struck a farm tractor on Ohio 18, about halfway between Fostoria and Van Buren. Matt Mathias, 29, of Kansas, Ohio, the driver of the tractor, was taken by Washington Township Emergency Medical Service to Blanchard...

New Findlay compressed natural gas station opens Wednesday

The first publicly accessible compressed natural gas station in Findlay will open at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday during a ribbon-cutting held by Clean Fuels Ohio, in partnership with CNG Fuel, of Fort Wayne, Ind. The station is at 5343 Distribution Drive in Findlay’s Ohio Logistics...

Ohio’s AG Won’t Release Video Of Police Shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s attorney general says he won’t publicly release surveillance video of a man fatally shot by police at a Dayton-area Wal-Mart because it could compromise the investigation. Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected requests by John...

Baby Sitter Held In Death Of Ohio Infant

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say a 7-week-old child is dead and her baby sitter is being held on assault charges. The baby had been on life support in an Akron hospital since suffering head injuries last week. Emily Cortes was taken off life support Monday...

Columbus Pours Money Into Trash Bins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus is putting about $850,000 into trash bins. Residents’ trash bins are wearing out, and the city can’t keep up with requests for new ones. So the city council on Monday night approved spending the money to buy new bins and...

Ohio School Board Chief Held On Child Porn Charges

MACEDONIA, Ohio (AP) — Police records show that investigators have connected more than 60 online child pornography files to a school board president in northeast Ohio. Agents with the Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force say Steven Bittel’s computer IP address...

Dayton Racino Sees Strong Opening

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The numbers show that the state’s newest racino had a big opening weekend. Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway, which opened Aug. 28, recorded nearly $1.9 million in net winnings during the four days it was open in August. The racetrack and gaming palace...

ODOT presents update on I-75 construction

The significant construction work on Interstate 75 is expected to continue in the area until summer 2016, a state spokeswoman said this morning at the Findlay Country Club. Construction is required due to deteriorating roads and will help improve business in the area, said...

$2.6M Awarded To Help Ohioans Enroll In Exchange

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is awarding more than $2.6 million in grants to organizations that will help enroll Ohioans in the federal health insurance marketplace. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Monday that those receiving the funding are...