States Move To Blunt Obama Carbon Plan

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — As President Barack Obama prepares to announce tougher new air quality standards, lawmakers in several states already are trying to blunt the impact on aging coal-fired power plants that feed electricity to millions of consumers. The push against...

Girl Drowns At Ohio Birthday Party As Guests Sing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a 4-year-old girl has drowned in a pool during a party, apparently while guests were singing “Happy Birthday” to another child. Columbus police say the family of Sinaia Moore found her at the bottom of the backyard pool...

Abandoned Ohio Home To Be Restored For Veterans

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A northeastern Ohio home built in 1887 and abandoned in recent years will be turned into transitional housing for veterans returning from active duty. The Trumbull County Land Bank program selectively publicized that it would offer the Warren property for free...

Ohio Woman Arrested After Leaving 2 Babies Behind

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman accused of abandoning two babies at a Salvation Army home in downtown Cleveland has been arrested in suburban Columbus. The Northeast Ohio Media Group reports (http://bit.ly/1mFIbzP) that 31-year-old Alisha Houston was arrested Friday, two days after...

Young Ohio Amish Man Drowns While Fishing

DUNDEE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man drowned while fishing the day before his 23-year-old birthday. Tuscarawas (tus-kuh-RAW’-uhs) County Sheriff Walt Wilton says 22-year-old Benny Zook and his three brothers were among a large group of Amish men who took horse-drawn buggies on...

4-year-old Drowns At Columbus Birthday Party

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 4-year-old girl has drowned in a backyard pool during a birthday party in Columbus. Columbus police say the family of Sinaia Moore found her at the bottom of the pool Saturday evening. They tried reviving her until paramedics arrived and took the little...

Democratic House Leader Heads To Ohio On Bus Tour

CLEVELAND (AP) — U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi plans to roll into Cleveland this week to promote women’s economic issues. The California Democrat is part of a tour highlighting House Democrats’ economic agenda. Pelosi will take part in a Tuesday afternoon...

Cooper Tire Resuming Plan For Tech Center In Ohio

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is reviving plans to build a new technology center at its Findlay headquarters. The tire maker plans to put $40 million into the project over the next five years. The project had been announced last year, but it was put on hold by...

D-backs Lose Pollock In 5-0 Loss To Reds

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks struggled at the plate and starter Brandon McCarthy had a second straight shaky outing. It wasn’t even the worst news of the night. Not even close. Centerfielder A.J. Pollock, arguably Arizona’s best player over the past month,...

Cueto Pitches Reds To 5-0 Win Over D-backs

PHOENIX (AP) — Johnny Cueto pitched effectively into the eighth inning and the Cincinnati Reds gave him some rare run support in a 5-0 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks Saturday night. The Diamondbacks lost centerfielder A.J. Pollock to a broken right hand after he was hit...