2 FBI Employees Killed In Ohio River Collision

CINCINNATI (AP) — The FBI in Cincinnati says two off-duty employees were killed in a boat collision on the Ohio River near Cincinnati. Cincinnati District Fire Chief Lou Arnold says the accident happened late Thursday when their pleasure boat apparently crossed right in front of...

Ohio Woman Improving After Rock Dropped On Car

DANVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An Ohio woman who suffered a critical brain injury when a rock was dropped on the family’s car from an overpass says she sometimes struggles to recall the right words but is walking, talking and feeling better. Sharon Budd was hurt when the...

Truck Slides On Spilled Paint, Killing Ohio Driver

HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 5-gallon bucket of paint fell from the back of a vehicle, coating an Ohio roadway and leading to a crash that killed a man. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened Thursday in Huntington Township in Brown County,...

Patrol Effort Targets I-75 Offenders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers will be out in force on Interstate 75 this weekend as part of a six-state effort to reduce crashes on the busy highway. The “I-75 Challenge” began Friday morning and will continue through the day Sunday. The...

Man Dies In Ohio Traffic Crash After Paint Spilled

HUNTINGTON TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 58-year-old man was killed when he lost control of his pickup truck after a bucket of paint spilled on the highway. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says it happened Thursday in Huntington Township in Brown County, southeast of...

2 Killed When Barge, Boat Collide In Ohio River

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say two men were killed when their pleasure boat collided with a 600-foot barge in the Ohio River near Cincinnati. Cincinnati District Fire Chief Lou Arnold says it happened late Thursday when the pleasure boat apparently crossed right in front of...

OSU, Air Force Team Up For Medical Research

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University is teaming with an Ohio-based Air Force research laboratory to help improve the health and performance of Special Forces troops and elite collegiate athletes. The first-ever agreement is between the OSU Wexner Medical Center and...

Carey police sergeant indicted

CAREY — A Carey police sergeant has been indicted by a Wyandot County grand jury on three felony charges, officials announced Friday. Richard M. “Matt” Ricker, 46, is charged with two third-degree felony counts of tampering with evidence, and a fifth-degree felony charge of...

Parent Sues Over Teacher Strike In Ohio District

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The parent of a student in a central Ohio school district where teachers are striking is suing to try to close schools until the strike is over. The lawsuit asks a judge to compel school officials to shutter the buildings in the Reynoldsburg district,...

131 Surrender On Juvenile Charges In Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say 131 people have turned themselves in during four days to address outstanding juvenile delinquency warrants. A Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Juvenile Court spokeswoman tells The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer ( ) that officials had hoped for a...