Angst Over The Economy Helps Trump Flip Great Lakes States

WASHINGTON (AP) — A fractured, discontented electorate handed Donald Trump the presidency, allowing him to breach a region that Democrat Hillary Clinton was banking on in her bid for the presidency. Key battleground states Pennsylvania, Michigan and Wisconsin had voted for the...

The Latest: Youngstown Again Rejects Fracking Ban In City

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday’s election and voting in Ohio (all times local): 1:45 p.m. Voters in a northeastern Ohio city again have rejected a proposal to ban the gas drilling technique hydraulic fracturing. It’s the sixth time residents in Youngtown...

Jury Deliberating In Cop’s Trial Over Traffic Stop Shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jury deliberations began Wednesday in the murder trial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man during a traffic stop over a missing front license plate. An attorney for Ray Tensing, a now-fired University of Cincinnati police officer,...

The Latest: Ohio’s Voter Turnout Appears Lower Than 2012

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Tuesday’s election and voting in Ohio (all times local): 1 p.m. Unofficial results show voter turnout in Ohio was down compared with the 2012 election, though that could change because of uncounted provisional ballots and outstanding...

Police: Ohio Officer Shoots, Kills Suspect In Armed Robbery

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio police officer shot and killed a robbery suspect as he drove off after running over the officer’s foot and dragging another officer with his vehicle. The shooting occurred Tuesday in Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO’-luh)....

The Latest: Tight Ohio High Court Race Could Trigger Recount

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on Ohio voting and election issues (all times local): 11:45 a.m. A race that could seat a second Democrat on the Ohio Supreme Court remains too close to call. Republican Pat Fischer, a judge on the 1st Ohio District Court of Appeals in Cincinnati,...

GM Suspends Third Shift At 2 Car Factories As Sales Slow

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors says it will suspend the third shift at two car factories early next year because American consumers are shifting from cars to SUVs and trucks. The company says the shifts will be idled at factories in Lordstown, Ohio, near Cleveland and in Lansing,...

The Latest: Jury Beginning Deliberations In Police Shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Latest on the trial of a white former police officer charged with murder following the shooting of an unarmed black man in a traffic stop (all times local): Noon Jurors are beginning deliberations in the Ohio murder trial of a white former police officer who...

Attorney: Prosecutors Tried To Inject Race As ‘smoke Screen’

CINCINNATI (AP) — A defense attorney charged Wednesday that prosecutors tried to inject race as “a smoke screen” into the murder trial of a white former police officer who said he feared for his life before fatally shooting an unarmed black man during a traffic stop...

Treasure Hunter To Review Documents For Missing Coins Clues

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge has told a former deep-sea treasure hunter’s attorney to review thousands of pages of documents that might hold clues about the whereabouts of gold coins thought to be worth millions. Todd Long is at least the fifth lawyer hired by defendant...