Bills On Lethal Injection, Traffic Cameras Signed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich signed dozens of bills into law Friday including legislation to shield the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs and a measure to require a police officer’s presence for traffic camera tickets. Hunters could use noise...

Cavaliers’ Mike Miller Returns From Concussion

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Miller is in the Cleveland Cavaliers’ starting lineup for the first time this season after missing seven games because of a concussion. Coach David Blatt announced the move before the Cavaliers’ game Friday night against Brooklyn. Miller was set...

Home Confinement Ordered For Ex-pharmacy Officials

BOSTON (AP) — A federal judge on Friday ordered home confinement and GPS monitoring for two former officials with a now-defunct Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a 2012 fungal meningitis outbreak that killed 64 people and sickened more than 750 others across the...

Gov Inks Bill To Cover Pets In Protection Orders

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has signed a bill allowing cats, dogs and other pets to be included within the scope of protection orders obtained by victims of domestic violence or other offenses. Under the bipartisan-backed bill signed Friday,...

Governor Signs Lethal Injection, Traffic Bills

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has signed bills into law that shield the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs, regulate traffic cameras and allow hunters to use noise suppressors under certain conditions. The governor also signed bills...

Ohio To Get Poet Laureate Under Bill Kasich Signed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio will join 44 other states and the District of Columbia in establishing a state poet laureate. The measure was one of 40 bills Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) signed on Friday. The bill from Cincinnati Democrat Eric Kearney (KUHR’-nee) would...

Ohio Enacts Law Shielding Execution Drug Sources

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has signed a bill into law shielding the names of companies that provide the state with lethal injection drugs. Supporters say such confidentiality is necessary to obtain supplies of the drugs, and the measure is needed...

Governor Approves Sweeping Ohio Local Tax Changes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has signed into law a sweeping overhaul of Ohio’s municipal tax system. Approval by lawmakers last week followed years of heated debate between businesses faced with a patchwork of tax rules across hundreds of...

Some Gray Wolves To Be Returned To Endangered List

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A federal judge on Friday threw out an Obama administration decision to remove gray wolves in the western Great Lakes region from the endangered species list — a decision that will ban further wolf hunting and trapping in three states. The order...

Governor Signs Lethal Injection Shielding Bill

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) has signed a bill into law shielding the names of companies that provide the state with lethal injection drugs. Supporters say such confidentiality is necessary to obtain supplies of the drugs, and the measure is needed...