Lawmakers Freeze Unemployment Benefits; Delay Overhaul Plans

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers will freeze benefits for unemployed workers at current levels while putting plans for a major overhaul of Ohio’s unemployment compensation system on hold Republican leaders in Columbus said Tuesday that they’ll take another shot...

Work To Overhaul Ohio’s Unemployment Compensation Stalls

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers have put plans to overhaul Ohio’s unemployment compensation system on hold. Republican leaders in Columbus said Tuesday that they’ll take another shot next year at rebuilding the state’s unemployment fund. There’s been...

Student Charged After Ohio Police Find Guns, Knives In Dorm

TIFFIN, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say they found a shotgun, handgun and several knives in a college student’s dorm room while investigating whether he had threatened his girlfriend. Heidelberg University says police also found a blow dart gun and brass knuckles in...

Ohio’s Top Court Says Police Dashcam Video Is Public Record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Video footage from police cruiser dashcams is a public record that, with some exceptions, should be promptly released upon request, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. The Ohio Supreme Court’s unanimous decision came in a case involving a...

Ohio’s Top Court Says Police Dash-cam Video Is Public Record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Video footage from police cruiser dash cams is a public record that, with some exceptions, should be promptly released upon request, the state’s highest court ruled Tuesday. The Ohio Supreme Court’s unanimous decision came in a case involving a...

Court Overturns Conviction Of Ohio Island’s Ex-police Chief

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio island police chief fired during an investigation into his office has had his disorderly conduct charge overturned. The decision issued last week by a state appeals court says a lower court made an error when it found former Put-in-Bay chief...

Delta Flight Returns To Dayton Airport After Engine Issue

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Delta Air Lines says a flight bound for Atlanta made a quick return to a southwest Ohio airport because of a possible engine issue. The Atlanta-based airline says Flight 2392 took off from Dayton International Airport on Tuesday morning and returned safely...

Ohio Supreme Court: Police Dash Cam Video Is A Public Record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that police dash-cam video is a public record that should be released upon request. The court’s unanimous decision Tuesday also said some portions of videos could be shielded on a case-by-case basis if the material is...

Officials Consider Citing Homeowner After Ohio Fire Kills 4

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified the two adults and two girls killed in a fire at an Ohio home that lacked smoke detectors, and they’re considering whether the rental property’s owner should be cited. Firefighters say an Akron ordinance requires homes...

Snapchat Of Submerged SUV Leads To Missing Ohio Woman’s Body

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Investigators say a missing woman was found dead in an Ohio reservoir after tipsters spotted video of a submerged sport utility vehicle on social media and called authorities. They recovered the body of the 74-year-old Springfield woman on Monday at Buck...