Soldier Faces Life Sentence In Death Of Girlfriend

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — A Fort Carson soldier convicted of murder in the slaying of his soldier-girlfriend is returning to a military courtroom for his sentencing hearing. Sgt. Montrell Lamar Anderson Mayo faces a sentence of life in prison without parole at the hearing...

Bob Feller Museum To Be Van Meter’s New City Hall

VAN METER, Iowa (AP) — A museum honoring the late Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Bob Feller will be transformed into Van Meter’s new city hall. The museum, which opened in 1995 in Van Meter, closed earlier this year and housed commemorative items from Bob Feller’s time...

Ohio ‘heartbeat’ Bill Re-emerges For Panel Vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Raised voices and flying gavels were marking a hastily-called hearing in the Ohio House where stringent abortion restrictions resurfaced for a committee vote. The so-called heartbeat bill was an 11th-hour addition to the House Health Committee’s...

UPDATE: Findlay couple to be featured on NBC Nightly News

Dawn and Kyle Heidlebaugh got married in December 2013 after meeting on farmersonly.com, a dating website, earlier that year. Following the wedding, she went back to the site to change her profile, and when asked why, she stated that the match had been successful and they had...

Ohio Judge’s Bid For 2nd Trial Rejected

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio judge has rejected a suspended juvenile court judge’s bid for a new trial. Hamilton County Common Pleas Court Judge Norbert Nadel (NAY’-del) ruled Thursday that jurors can’t rescind verdicts. Nadel heard arguments last week...

Heavy Snowfall Puts Ohio Harvests Behind Schedule

TROY, Ohio (AP) — The first heavy snowfall in the state has put Ohio harvests behind schedule after an already difficult growing season due to last winter’s brutal cold. The Dayton Daily News reports ( ) heavy snow blanketed much of Ohio before one-fifth of the...

70 People Displaced After Ohio Apartment Fire

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Nearly 70 people are looking for shelter after a fire destroyed an apartment building in north-central Ohio. The Mansfield News Journal reports ( ) residents in a Mansfield apartment complex fled the building as the fire broke out late Wednesday morning....

Ohio Lawmaker Indicted On Burglary, Theft Charges

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A newly-elected state lawmaker has been indicted on charges alleging he took antiques and other items from an Ohio home. An Ottawa County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Republican Rep. Steven Kraus, who defeated Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris...

Ohio Lawmaker Indicted On Burglary, Theft Charges

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A newly-elected state lawmaker has been indicted on charges alleging he took antiques and other items from an Ohio home. An Ottawa County grand jury on Wednesday indicted Republican Rep. Steven Kraus, who defeated Ohio Democratic Party Chairman Chris...

Murder trial rescheduled for April

Jerrod Hartman’s murder trial has been delayed until next spring. Hartman appeared this morning in Hancock County Common Pleas Court with a pending request from his attorney to exhume the body of his deceased son, James Hartman, for additional examination. Judge Joseph Niemeyer...