Ex-Trooper Delcol

Ohio State trooper faces federal drug dealing charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press The State Highway Patrol says it has placed an Ohio trooper charged with drug dealing on unpaid leave. Patrol spokesman Lt. Robert Sellers says the agency does not tolerate inappropriate conduct and considers public...

LeBron flattered by Philly fanatics before free agency

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio By TOM WITHERS , AP Sports Writer (AP) — LeBron James is flattered Philadelphia fans are fawning for him. Three billboards urging James to sign with the 76ers this summer as a free agent appeared outside Cleveland on Monday. The signs were inspired by the...
Ohio River flooding continues

Rain expected to push Ohio River to highest level since ’97

CINCINNATI (AP) By DAN SEWELL — Flooding swamped more roadways and basements Friday along the Ohio River and forecasters expected the river to reach levels not seen since the region’s deadly 1997 floods. The National Weather Service said the river topped 56 feet (17.07...
Larry Nanace, Jr. competes

NBA Video: Wizards win, despite LeBron and reimagined Cavs team 110-103

Wizards hold off LeBron and the new-look Cavaliers 110-103 Bradley Beal scores 18 points to go along with 9 assists to lead the Wizards over the Cavaliers, 110-103. CLEVELAND (AP) — Maybe life without John Wall won’t be as miserable as the Wizards feared. The All-Star break...
Medical Marijuana Growers

Ohio senator seeks review of medical pot growers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker moved Thursday to force a thorough review of Ohio’s medical marijuana program as questions pile up over its process for selecting grower applicants. Republican Sen. Bill Coley, of Cincinnati, proposed legislation that would require...
Ohio River expected to crest soon

Many States face flooding, amid storms in Midwest

MATTAWAN, Mich. (AP) — Sandbags were holding back floodwaters in parts of Michigan as a storm system moved across several Midwest and Great Plains states on Wednesday, bringing heavy rain, snow and ice to the region. The weather has already been blamed for hundreds of car crashes...
Westerville make-shift memorial

No bond sought for suspect in 2 Westerville officers’ slayings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor is asking that the suspect in the fatal shooting of two Ohio police officers be held without bail or bond as the potential death penalty case proceeds. Thirty-year-old Quentin Smith is charged with aggravated murder in the Feb. 10 shootings of...

Ohio middle school student shoots self, no one else hurt

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a 7th-grader apparently brought a gun to school and shot himself inside a bathroom. Investigators say no other students have been hurt and they don’t know yet whether the shooting Tuesday morning was intentional. A school official...

Ohio pastor reportedly helps rob Sunday school teacher

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say a gun-wielding Ohio pastor and two family members robbed a Sunday school teacher at their church. The Blade newspaper reports that St. Paul’s AME pastor Anthony Morris, wife Zelda Morris and 19-year-old daughter Kamali Morris are charged with...
Middletown Ohio Police Dept.

Ohio man dies after being punched and falling off of bar’s stage

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 46-year-old man has died in southwest Ohio after he was knocked backward off a bar’s stage. Middletown police say John Fugate died at a hospital in Dayton after he hit his head on the concrete floor early Saturday. Police Maj. Scott...