Court: Ohio Man’s Excessive Force Suit Can Proceed

CINCINNATI (AP) — An excessive force lawsuit has been revived against a southwest Ohio sheriff’s deputy accused of slamming a handcuffed inmate’s head into a wall so hard it caused whiplash. The Wednesday decision by the 6th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati...

Dad’s Heartbreaking Internet Plea Spurs Strangers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio father’s simple Internet request for a photo of his infant daughter without breathing tubes covering her face is capturing the hearts of people worldwide. Nathen Steffel posted the request just after his daughter died last week from complications...

Ohio Governor’s Race Ads Pitched At Working Class

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Working-class Ohioans: The candidates for Ohio governor want you. If the airwaves are any indication, scoring support among the blue-collar and union workers around the state seems to be key to the fall election that pits Republican Gov. John Kasich against...

Trial Postponed For Alleged Killer Of 3 Ohio Women

CLEVELAND (AP) — The trial of a sex offender charged with killing three women in Cleveland has been pushed back to November. Court records show that a Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County judge granted Michael Madison’s request for a continuance on Tuesday. The trial was...

Coroner: Ohio Fishermen Drowned In Pond

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A county coroner says a father and son found dead over the weekend in a northeast Ohio pond accidentally drowned. The ruling from the Trumbull County coroner came Tuesday in the deaths of 48-year-old Anthony Harris Sr. and 20-year-old Anthony Harris Jr., both...

Man Returned To Kentucky To Face Murder Charge

GLASGOW, Ky. (AP) — A southern Kentucky man charged with killing his wife has been returned to Glasgow after being arrested in an Ohio park. The Glasgow Daily Times reported (bit.ly/1qGw4or) that 35-year-old John William Amis was taken in to the Barren County Detention Center on...

Ohio Lawmakers Want Decision On Delphi Pensions

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are pushing U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to speed up the timetable for determining whether to restore the full pensions of about 20,000 Delphi salaried retirees. In a letter to Perez on Tuesday, a contingent of Democrats led...

Ohio Lawmakers Want Decision On Delphi Pensions

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers are pushing U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Thomas Perez to speed up the timetable for determining whether to restore the full pensions of about 20,000 Delphi salaried retirees. In a letter to Perez on Tuesday, a contingent of Democrats led...

Ohio Returns $74.5M In Unclaimed Funds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans collected a record amount of previously unclaimed money from the state during the past 12 months. The Ohio Department of Commerce’s Division of Unclaimed Funds said Tuesday that nearly $74.5 million was paid to Ohio residents for the fiscal...

Crowds Protest Teacher Contract In Ohio District

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — Contentious teacher contract talks in one Columbus suburb are attracting attention beyond the district. About 500 people attended a Reynoldsburg school board meeting Tuesday night to protest the latest contract proposal that ties raises to...