AK Steel Reports 3Q Loss

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — AK Steel Holding Corp. (AKS) on Tuesday reported a loss of $7.2 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the West Chester, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 5 cents. Earnings, adjusted for costs related to mergers and acquisitions, came...

Central Ohio Sees Uptick In Serious Flu Cases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hospitals in central Ohio say they’re already seeing serious and sometimes life-threatening cases of the flu this year. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) at least 28 people have been hospitalized for the flu in Franklin County as of Oct. 25....

Ohio Man Gets Life For Raping Florida Woman

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — A 27-year-old Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for raping a Florida woman after offering her a ride home. Circuit Judge Michael Overstreet on Monday sentenced Corderro Ryan Britten to a minimum mandatory 25 years in prison, followed by 50...

Polls Open In Ohio As GOP Looks For Big Wins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Polls have opened in Ohio as Gov. John Kasich appears poised to clinch a re-election victory to lead the state for another four years. Election sites opened their doors at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday after nearly a month of early voting. Polls remain open until 7:30...

Polls Open In Ohio As GOP Looks For Big Wins

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Polls have opened in Ohio as Gov. John Kasich appears poised to clinch a re-election victory to lead the state for another four years. Election sites opened their doors at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday after nearly a month of early voting. Polls remain open until 7:30...

Police: Officer On Paid Leave After Fatal Shooting

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northeast Ohio say a police officer fatally shot a man who allegedly fought with officers. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports ( ) the police officer shot a 29-year-old man around 5 p.m. Monday in Akron. Officers were investigating reports of...

Freighter Freed After Running Aground Near Detroit

TRENTON, Mich. (AP) — A freighter carrying coal has been freed after running aground in the Detroit River. The Detroit News reports ( ) the freighter was bound for a DTE Energy Co. power plant in Trenton when it ran aground Monday just north of a bridge connecting Grosse Ile and...

At A Glance

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. No games scheduled Toledo at South Carolina, 7:05 p.m. Missouri at Tulsa, 8 p.m. Elmira at Evansville, 10:30 a.m. Idaho at Colorado, 9:05 p.m. Ontario at Stockton, 10:30 p.m. Bakersfield at...

VA Medical Center To Highlight Health Care

CINCINNATI (AP) — Health care services that military service members may receive from the battlefield to their return home will be featured at a Veterans Affairs medical center program this week in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati VA Medical Center is holding the event Wednesday to...

Ohio Officials Seize Illegally Poached Ginseng

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio wildlife officials have confiscated more than 60 pounds of wild ginseng this fall as it cracks down on those involved in illegally poaching and selling the expensive root found in southeastern Ohio woodlands. The Athens Messenger ( ) reports that the...