State Employees Union Makes Pitch To Feed Ohio Prisoners

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state employees’ union made a pitch Monday to take back the job of feeding Ohio’s 50,000 prisoners. The union’s proposal includes a lower per-meal cost than that offered by Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services, whose 2-year...

Man Indicted In Slayings Of 3 At Ohio Barbershop

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a 20-year-old man in the shooting at a suburban Cleveland barbershop earlier this month that left three people dead and three others injured. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutor’s office said...

Man Indicted In Slayings Of 3 At Ohio Barbershop

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A grand jury has indicted a 20-year-old man in the shooting at a suburban Cleveland barbershop earlier this month that left three people dead and three others injured. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutor’s office said...

Ohio AG Rejects Petition For Proposal To Legalize Marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to legalize marijuana in Ohio has failed to clear an initial state hurdle as its backers seek to put the issue before voters this fall. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday rejected a petition for the proposed constitutional amendment...

Ohio AG Rejects Petition For Proposal To Legalize Marijuana

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to legalize marijuana in Ohio has failed to clear an initial state hurdle as its backers seek to put the issue before voters this fall. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on Monday rejected a petition for the proposed constitutional amendment...

Correction: Recession City Revisited Story

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — In a story Feb. 22 about the recession-battered city of Wilmington, The Associated Press erroneously reported the mayor’s first name. His name is Randy Riley, not Richard Riley. A corrected version of the story is below: Some progress, but recession...

Authorities Identify Young Siblings Killed In Ohio Home Fire

EATON, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says a 10-year-old girl and her 9-year-old brother died in a fire that destroyed their western Ohio home over the weekend. The Preble County sheriff on Monday identified the children as Malea and Malachi Bradburn. Investigators found their remains in...

Employees Union Makes Pitch To Feed Ohio Prison Inmates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state employees’ union has made a pitch to take back the job of feeding Ohio’s 50,000 prison inmates. The union says its proposal includes a lower per meal cost than that offered by Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services, whose 2-year...

Ohio Adjusts Tax Quiz Questions, Standards After Confusion

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials have tweaked questions on a new quiz used by the state of Ohio to catch phony income-tax returns. Gary Gudmundson, a spokesman for the Ohio Department of Taxation, said Monday that the agency hopes to cut down on the questions that people...

Lawsuit Trial Over Abuse Of Corpses At Ohio Morgue Delayed

CINCINNATI (AP) — A lawsuit filed by the families of three women whose corpses were sexually abused by a morgue attendant and who are accusing county officials of negligence is not going to trial as scheduled. The lawsuit against Hamilton County and former county officials was...