Body Found In Lake Erie, Crews Look For 3 Missing

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says the body of a missing boater has been found in Lake Erie and they’re continuing to search for three others off the Ohio shoreline. The search is centered about 30 miles east of Toledo near where crews found a partially submerged...

Crews Searching Lake Erie For 3-4 Missing Anglers

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Search teams on Lake Erie are looking for three or four people after finding a partially submerged boat off the Ohio shoreline. The U.S. Coast Guard says the boat was located Thursday morning between Toledo and Cleveland. Coast Guard boats and helicopters...

Woman’s Body Found In Ohio River Near E. Liverpool

CHESTER, W.Va. (AP) — Authorities in West Virginia are investigating a woman’s body that was found in the Ohio River near East Liverpool, Ohio. Hancock County Sheriff Ralph Fletcher tells media outlets that workers at the East Liverpool dry docks discovered the body on...

Cleveland Metroparks To Restore Former Golf Course

CLEVELAND (AP) — Commissioners at Cleveland Metroparks are getting details on an ecological restoration plan for a former golf course. The Conservation Fund, a Virginia-based private nonprofit conservation group, paid more than $14 million for the Acacia Reservation and then...

Mumps Cases At Central Ohio Community College

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus health officials say they’ve confirmed 2 cases of mumps at a local community college as an outbreak of the illness continues. Jose Rodriguez, Columbus Public Health spokesman, says two Columbus State Community College students have been...

Fifth Third Bancorp 1Q Earnings Fall 25 Pct

CINCINNATI (AP) — Fifth Third Bancorp says its first-quarter net income fell 25 percent, mostly on a decline in its investment in its former Vantiv payment-processing subsidiary. The Cincinnati-based company says net income fell to $309 million, or 36 cents per share, for the...

Space Added As Columbus Homeless Families Increase

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Central Ohio’s homeless agency is expanding space for displaced families as the number of parents and children with no place to live increases. The YWCA Family Center opened in 2005 with a capacity for 50 people and is now trying to serve 140 families....

Study Concludes Toledo Jail Not Worth Saving

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A preliminary study has concluded that the perpetually overcrowded Lucas County Jail in downtown Toledo is not worth saving and a new facility is needed. The study by California-based DLR Group says the jail often needs repairs which make remodeling and...

Possible Arson Spree Worries Dayton Officials

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A possible arson spree causing thousands of dollars in property damage has Dayton officials concerned. Fire officials say more than two dozen fires have hit Dayton’s west side this year, mostly in vacant structures, causing upward of $138,000 in damage....

Entertainment Venue Planned For Old Akron Stadium

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Developers who recently bought the University of Akron’s old football stadium have dropped a plan to pursue a pro football team for the facility and are pitching a multiuse entertainment venue instead. The proposal by Team 1 Marketing Group also includes...