Ohio Spends Another $2 Million For Road Salt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials have approved spending another $2 million on road salt to replenish supplies used during the long, snowy winter. The state Controlling Board on Monday granted the request from the Ohio Department of Transportation was for more than $2 million...

W.Va. Food Bank Changes Name To Reflect Region

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Huntington Area Food Bank has changed its name to reflect the tri-state region that it serves. Media outlets report that the organization unveiled its new name, Facing Hunger Foodbank, on Monday. The food bank served Cabell and Wayne counties when it...

Man Faces Life In Ohio Football Star’s Slaying

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Akron man is facing a life prison sentence after being convicted in the killing of a former high school football star during a robbery. Tony Deon Gray Jr. was convicted of murder and other crimes on Monday in Summit County. He’ll face life without...

Ohio Doctor Gets 15 Days For Hitting Bicyclist

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A Columbus-area doctor has been sentenced to 15 days in jail and 400 hours of community service for driving drunk and hitting a cyclist on a road in 2012. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that 39-year-old Elizabeth Unk was sentenced Monday after pleading...

Ohio Woman Will Be Sentenced A 3rd Time In Death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The only woman on Ohio’s death row will be sentenced a third time for plotting the killing of her ex-husband. Sixty-nine-year-old Donna Marie Roberts was sentenced to death in 2003 for plotting with her boyfriend to kill her husband in 2001 in Howland,...

Ohio Kids Say They Broke Hot Wheels Loop Record

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A group of fifth-graders in suburban Cleveland believe they’ve set a new world record for the largest Hot Wheels track loop. After a few unsuccessful attempts, a Hot Wheels toy car launched from a 24-foot platform raced down the track to the gym...

Police: Ohio Robber Also Called In Bomb Threat

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio believe a man who allegedly robbed two banks in the past week also is responsible for calling in a bomb threat to a local high school. Police in Elyria (eh-LEER’-ee-uh), west of Cleveland, said 40-year-old Brett Benson of Avon was...

Ohio Highway Officials Shift Funds To I-75 Project

CLEVELAND (AP) — Highway officials in Ohio are shifting about $67 million left over from a Cleveland construction project to widening a stretch of Interstate 75 south of Toledo. The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission voted Monday to shift some of the money it had...

American Hockey League

x-Clinched Playoff Berth NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. No games scheduled Rochester at Toronto, 11 a.m. Charlotte at Iowa, 6:35 p.m. San Antonio at Oklahoma City, 8 p.m. Hamilton at Texas, 8:30 p.m. Adirondack at Springfield,...

Update Planned On Southwest Ohio Oil Pipeline Leak

CINCINNATI (AP) — Officials plan an update on the cleanup of thousands of gallons of crude oil that leaked from a pipeline into a nature preserve in southwest Ohio. Workers have repaired and reopened the pipeline that federal officials estimate leaked more than 20,000 gallons of...