30 Arrested In All-Star Weekend Sex Trafficking

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Louisiana state police say an investigation involving local authorities and the FBI resulted in 30 arrests on charges related to sex-trafficking during the NBA All-Star weekend in New Orleans. The operation also resulted in the rescue of a juvenile believed to...

Evacuations Reported From Flooding In NE Ohio

VERMILION, Ohio (AP) — Flooding from ice jams have led to evacuations along the Vermilion River and at least one rescue of a resident in northeast Ohio. WEWS-TV and WJW-TV in Cleveland report that a homeowner and dog were rescued late Saturday morning by boat after being trapped...

Ohio Officials Urge Support For Flood Control

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio members of Congress are again urging the Army Corps of Engineers to support federally-funded flood control along the Blanchard River in northwest Ohio. The Courier in Findlay ( ) reports that senators Rob Portman and Sherrod Brown and U.S. Rep. Bob Latta...

Kasich To Deliver Election-year Address In NE Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich will take his State of the State speech on the road again Monday, heading into the northeast Ohio home turf of Democratic gubernatorial rival Ed FitzGerald. The Republican governor has signaled that he doesn’t intend to shy away...

Ohio Bill Would Require 1 License Plate, Not 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Motorists would only be required to display a single license plate on the rear of their vehicles under a proposal pending in the Ohio House. But at the same time, a joint House-Senate task force unanimously has recommended against the change to one plate...

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Wheelersburg 54, Waverly 39 Centerville 69, Springfield 17 Cin. Colerain 50, Cin. St. Ursula 34 Cin. McAuley 47, Cin. Withrow 38 Cin. Princeton 61, Loveland 23 Cols. Northland 68, Cols. Hamilton Twp. 38 Cols. Watterson 68, Ashville Teays Valley 54 Dublin Coffman 72, Canal...

Ohio College Offers Intense Flight Nurse Training

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio university is offering intensive training for nursing in flight and in disasters. Wright State University’s program is sanctioned by the U.S. Air Force surgeon general, so students from the nearby Air Force Institute of Technology have...

Ohio Congressman: Tressel Should Be New YSU Leader

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio congressman is among about 30 community and business leaders urging trustees to make former football coach Jim Tressel the next president of Youngstown State University. Rep. Tim Ryan’s letter to trustees says the supporters believe Tressel...

Ohio State QB Has Surgery On Throwing Shoulder

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller had minor outpatient surgery on his right shoulder on Friday morning. A release from Ohio State said the surgery on his throwing shoulder took place at the Ohio State University Medical Center. Miller, the Big...

Ohio Seeks Public Comment On Hunting Proposals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are seeking public comment on hunting, trapping and fishing regulations proposed for 2014 through 2015. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources will hold open houses to gather comment on March 1 from noon to 3 p.m. The open houses are...