Ohio Gas Prices Up To Start Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio motorists who’ve filled up in the last couple days will have noticed that gas prices are rising. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.44 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and...

Reds’ Cingrani Trying For More Than All Fastballs

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Left-hander Tony Cingrani is trying to shed his distinction as one of the major leagues’ most fastball-reliant pitchers. Not that it’s been a bad label so far. The 24-year-old pitcher made quite a debut as a rookie last season, going 7-4 with a...

Bailey Says He’s Really Close To Deal With Reds

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) — Reds starter Homer Bailey says he’s “really close” to getting a multiyear deal, with details of a contract left to be worked out. Bailey is the last Reds player left in arbitration, with a hearing scheduled for Friday in Florida. Bailey...

94-year-old Heimlich Maneuver Namesake Pens Memoir

CINCINNATI (AP) — The 94-year-old Cincinnati surgeon who wrote the book on saving choking victims through his namesake Heimlich maneuver has now penned a new book: his memoir. Dr. Henry Heimlich hopes his recently published autobiography ensures that the procedure that made his...

Man Shoots Way Into Ohio Home Then Kills Himself

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeastern Ohio say a 22-year-old man shot his way into an ex-girlfriend’s house then killed himself in the basement as officers closed in. It happened Sunday night in Cuyahoga Falls, north of Akron. Police responded to the home after...

Older Americans Are Early Winners Under Health Law

CHICAGO (AP) — The quest for health care has been one obstacle after another for many older Americans who lost jobs during the recession. They’re unwanted by employers, rejected by insurers, struggling to cover rising medical costs and praying to reach Medicare age before a...

Worker Killed At Ohio Steel Plant Identified

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have identified a northern Ohio steel plant worker who was killed in an accident at the train yard last week. A union official said 62-year-old Frank Johnson was riding on the side of a train car when it hit two parked train cars in the rail yard...

Separate Fires Kill 2 Ohioans In Their 80s

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two Ohioans in their 80s have died in separate house fires. Columbus fire officials say hoarding conditions limited access to a disabled man on the second floor of a house fire Sunday. Firefighters say 84-year-old James Shields, who used a...

Aging Voting Machines Raise Concerns In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Nearly decade-old voting technology used in Ohio and elsewhere is raising concerns among elections officials who say the machines may be nearing the end of their lifespans and at risk of problems in the next few years. The Columbus Dispatch...

New Leader For Growing Ohio Muslim Community

CINCINNATI (AP) — Among the tasks ahead for the new leader of a large and growing Islamic Center in southwest Ohio is increasing understanding of Muslims. The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/1iWqoDT) reports that Shakila Ahmad becomes the first woman to hold the role of...