Lab Finds No Risk From Bacteria At Ohio Bakery

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An independent lab has found that bacteria discovered at a commercial bakery in northeast Ohio poses no risk to public health. Production at the Schwebel Baking Co. facility in Youngstown was stopped Tuesday after environmental sampling conducted by the...

AP Source: Gordon To Meet With League Aug. 1

NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the meeting tells The Associated Press that Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon will have a hearing with NFL officials in New York on Aug. 1. Gordon was arrested this month on charges of driving while intoxicated after speeding...

Crowd Sounds Off About Plan To Rehab Cincy Icons

CINCINNATI (AP) — Residents are sounding off about a taxpayer-supported $331 million plan to fix up two Cincinnati icons that have been listed among the nation’s most endangered historic landmarks. Hundreds of supporters and opponents of the plan came out to a convention...

Ohio Man Charged With Fatally Drugging Wife

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man accused of fatally drugging his bedridden wife with her prescription medications has been charged with aggravated murder. Fifty-six-year-old Jon Costell of Milford Center also was indicted in Union County for involuntary manslaughter,...

Vigil Remembers Slain Teen On Her 18th Birthday

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A candlelight vigil staged by family and friends remembered a slain central Ohio teen on the day she would have turned 18. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/UuPz8J) reports the gathering at an east Columbus park on Wednesday night came after Shevona...

Settlement Ends Ohio Workers Comp Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A settlement has been reached in a class-action lawsuit charging that Ohio’s state insurance fund for injured workers overcharged employers hundreds of millions of dollars over several years. The agreement announced Wednesday night creates a $420...

Meeting Set About Layoffs In Uranium Plant Cleanup

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Local officials are hosting a public meeting to discuss warnings about 675 potential layoffs for workers decontaminating and decommissioning a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio. Layoffs are expected to begin in October for some workers cleaning up...

Biden Speaking To Urban League Meeting In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden will speak to another major civil rights organization — this time in Cincinnati — and Republican leaders are around to offer counterpoints. Biden was scheduled at the National Urban League conference Thursday morning, a day after...

How Arizona, Ohio, Oklahoma, Executions Went Awry

Since the start of the year, executions in Ohio, Oklahoma and Arizona have gone awry, with inmates gasping for breath as lethal drugs coursed through their bodies. The Associated Press had witnesses at the executions of the three inmates. A look at how each unfolded: THE...

Ohio Woman To Be Sentenced In Slave Labor Case

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman convicted along with her boyfriend of enslaving a mentally disabled woman in their home for nearly two years was scheduled to be sentenced in federal court in Youngstown. Thirty-three-year-old Jessica Hunt faces a possible sentence...