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Youth Pleads Guilty In Ohio Crash That Killed 2

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio teenager driving in a crash that killed two other teens has pleaded guilty to two counts of aggravated vehicular homicide. Kyle Stein pleaded guilty Monday to the two felony counts, while two others were dismissed in Hamilton County Common Pleas...

Ohio Gov Says Will Keep Spending On Bridge Project

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s governor says the state will keep moving ahead on a major Ohio River bridge project that’s in funding trouble on the Kentucky side. Gov. John Kasich (KAY-sik) tells The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) he still has confidence that there will be funding...

Ohio Gov Says Will Keep Spending On Bridge Project

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s governor says the state will keep moving ahead on a major Ohio River bridge project that’s in funding trouble on the Kentucky side. Gov. John Kasich (KAY-sik) tells The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) he still has confidence that there will be funding...

Ohio Spends Another $2 Million For Road Salt

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials have approved spending another $2 million on road salt to replenish supplies used during the long, snowy winter. The state Controlling Board on Monday granted the request from the Ohio Department of Transportation was for more than $2 million...

W.Va. Food Bank Changes Name To Reflect Region

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — The Huntington Area Food Bank has changed its name to reflect the tri-state region that it serves. Media outlets report that the organization unveiled its new name, Facing Hunger Foodbank, on Monday. The food bank served Cabell and Wayne counties when it...

Man Faces Life In Ohio Football Star’s Slaying

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Akron man is facing a life prison sentence after being convicted in the killing of a former high school football star during a robbery. Tony Deon Gray Jr. was convicted of murder and other crimes on Monday in Summit County. He’ll face life without...

Ohio Doctor Gets 15 Days For Hitting Bicyclist

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A Columbus-area doctor has been sentenced to 15 days in jail and 400 hours of community service for driving drunk and hitting a cyclist on a road in 2012. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that 39-year-old Elizabeth Unk was sentenced Monday after pleading...

Ohio Woman Will Be Sentenced A 3rd Time In Death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The only woman on Ohio’s death row will be sentenced a third time for plotting the killing of her ex-husband. Sixty-nine-year-old Donna Marie Roberts was sentenced to death in 2003 for plotting with her boyfriend to kill her husband in 2001 in Howland,...

Ohio Kids Say They Broke Hot Wheels Loop Record

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A group of fifth-graders in suburban Cleveland believe they’ve set a new world record for the largest Hot Wheels track loop. After a few unsuccessful attempts, a Hot Wheels toy car launched from a 24-foot platform raced down the track to the gym...

Police: Ohio Robber Also Called In Bomb Threat

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio believe a man who allegedly robbed two banks in the past week also is responsible for calling in a bomb threat to a local high school. Police in Elyria (eh-LEER’-ee-uh), west of Cleveland, said 40-year-old Brett Benson of Avon was...