Date Set For Former Ohio Lawmaker’s Fraud Trial

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former southwest Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain is set to go on trial March 23. The Hamilton County Common Pleas Court judge who will decide the case set the trial...

Date Set For Former Ohio Lawmaker’s Fraud Trial

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former southwest Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain is set to go on trial March 23. The Hamilton County Common Pleas Court judge who will decide the case set the trial...

Ohio Unemployment Rate At 5 Percent, A 13-year Low

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s unemployment rate has dropped to its lowest level since 2001. The Department of Job and Family Services says the state’s rate for November was 5 percent, down from 5.3 percent in October. That’s much lower than a year ago, when the...

Honda Opens Museum, Training Facility In Ohio

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Honda is opening a new training facility in central Ohio, along with a museum that pays tribute to the automaker’s history in North America over a half a century. The company unveiled the $35 million Honda Heritage Center on Thursday in Marysville,...

Boy Sends $1 Allowance To Help Save UAB Football

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the football program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has donated his entire allowance, sending a $1 bill with a handwritten note of support. His parents tell The Columbus Dispatch ( ) that Bennett Williams of...

Boy Sends $1 Allowance To Help Save UAB Football

DUBLIN, Ohio (AP) — A 5-year-old Ohio boy hoping to save the football program at the University of Alabama at Birmingham has donated his entire allowance, sending a $1 bill with a handwritten note of support. His parents tell The Columbus Dispatch ( ) that Bennett Williams of...

Inmate Who Escaped From Ohio Prison Caught After 22 Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man who escaped from a central Ohio prison more than 22 years ago has been arrested in Indiana. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that 71-year-old Roger Perdue was apprehended Dec. 12 in Kokomo, Indiana, where he had been living with...

Inmate Who Escaped From Ohio Prison Caught After 22 Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man who escaped from a central Ohio prison more than 22 years ago has been arrested in Indiana. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that 71-year-old Roger Perdue was apprehended Dec. 12 in Kokomo, Indiana, where he had been living with...

Cincinnati Music Hall Project Wins $25M Tax Credit

CINCINNATI (AP) — The planned renovation of Cincinnati’s Music Hall has won a $25 million historic tax credit, buoying supporters who hope that spurs more private donations toward the project. The city icon is considered one of the country’s most endangered historic...

Ohio Ex-lawmaker Charged With Fraud To Be In Court

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former southwest Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain is expected to have a new trial date set. Former state Rep. Pete Beck is scheduled in court in Cincinnati on Friday....