Akron Offers Ice Skating, Activities Downtown

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The city of Akron will have a number of winter activities downtown including an ice rink, indoor mini golf and a number of holiday season events. The ice rink will be at Lock 3, a downtown park. Admission to the rink is free and skates rentals are available....

Report: College Judicial Boards Work Secretively

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Campus judicial boards operating secretively often are imposing light punishments on students for serious crimes that are never reported to police. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1vdKvVJ) reports that colleges across the country use disciplinary boards...

Houston’s Foster Out Against Bengals

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston running back Arian Foster was inactive on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals with a groin injury. It’s the second straight week that Foster has been out with the injury. Foster is third in the NFL with 822 yards rushing this season. Rookie Alfred...

Boy With Fake Gun Dies After Shot By Ohio Officer

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun is dead after being shot by a Cleveland police officer. An attorney for the family says the boy died early Sunday morning at a hospital. The shooting happened Saturday after officers responded to...

3 Teens Die In Collision With Ohio School Bus

MINERVA, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old driver and two older teens are dead after their car collided with a school bus in northeastern Ohio. Authorities say the accident happened Saturday morning when the driver lost control on an icy road near the village of Minerva. That’s...

Ohio Dairy Farmers Cash In On Gas Well Boom

CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — Utica Shale saved the farm. In early 2010, Ballard Jenkins and his wife, Sharon, were preparing to sell the family’s 233 acres in Carroll County’s Washington Township and 70 cows at auction to pay off creditors. It was a tough time to be a...

Ohio Dairy Farmers Cash In On Gas Well Boom

CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — Utica Shale saved the farm. In early 2010, Ballard Jenkins and his wife, Sharon, were preparing to sell the family’s 233 acres in Carroll County’s Washington Township and 70 cows at auction to pay off creditors. It was a tough time to be a...

Base In Ohio Competes For New Air Force Center

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s largest U.S military base is among four in the country that are being considered as the site for a new center that could result in hundreds of jobs. Air Force officials said in a statement this week that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton...

Base In Ohio Competes For New Air Force Center

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s largest U.S military base is among four in the country that are being considered as the site for a new center that could result in hundreds of jobs. Air Force officials said in a statement this week that Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton...

Cleveland Police Ask For Help In Fatal Shootings

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland are asking for help finding who shot and killed a pregnant woman and her unborn child along with three others. Authorities say they haven’t determined a motive or identified a suspect in the killings that happened Friday night. Among the...