Snow Greets Ohio Commuters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Commuters throughout Ohio were dealing with messy roads thanks to a spring snowfall. Snow was accumulating in many areas of the state on Tuesday, with temperatures in the 30s. The northern part of the state was expected to get around 2 inches on the ground,...

Needy Kids In Northeast Ohio Get Seized Sneakers

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Deputies in northeast Ohio say dozens of pairs of pricey athletic shoes seized in a drug case are going to be distributed to needy kids. The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports the 48 pairs of sneakers were seized by the Summit County Sheriff’s Office from...

Ohio Man Charged For Drone Flight

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is facing charges after deputies say a video camera-equipped drone he was flying over an accident scene hindered the landing of a medical helicopter. But Kele Stanley of Springfield said he’s been unfairly charged. The hobbyist — who was...

Taxi Drivers Take Issue With Gay Games Placards

CLEVELAND (AP) — Some taxi drivers who work at the Cleveland airport say they won’t drive cabs with rooftop placards advertising the upcoming Gay Games. Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has released a statement saying two of the three taxi companies operating there...

Ohio-based Outfit Buys Maine’s Cliff House

OGUNQUIT, Maine (AP) — An Ohio-based hotel group has purchased the historic Cliff House Resort & Spa on the Maine coast. A statement by Rockbridge plans a major renovation after the upcoming summer season. The 142-year-old resort with 166 rooms is situated on 70 oceanfront...

NC Man Convicted In Ky Wants Conviction Overturned

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A North Carolina man says his attorney did an insufficient job of representing him and wants a federal judge to overturn his conviction of complicity to commit murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend. In a writ filed in federal court in Covington,...

Judge Considers Staying Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge who ordered Ohio to recognize the marriages of same-sex couples performed in other states says he’s inclined to issue a stay of his decision pending appeal, meaning most gay couples living in the state would see no immediate tangible...

Pirates, Reds Hit 10 HRs Before Game Is Suspended

CINCINNATI (AP) — Neil Walker and Gaby Sanchez hit back-to-back homers twice, and the Pittsburgh Pirates and Cincinnati Reds combined for 10 homers in only six innings before rain forced a suspension with the score tied 7-all Monday night. Given the conditions, it was a shocking...

Police Arrest 16-year-old Girl After Bank Robbery

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a 16-year-old girl now in custody is suspected in the lunchtime robbery of a bank. A statement from police says a female wearing a black sweatshirt, dark pants and a black hat gave a teller a note demanding money at a PNC Bank branch on...

Real Season Just Beginning For Penguins

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Metropolitan Division champion Pittsburgh Penguins are ready for the postseason to begin. Despite a rash of injuries that included significant absences by stars such as Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang and Paul Martin, Pittsburgh posted the second-highest point...