New Cargo Service To Start At Ohio Airport

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Hong Kong-based cargo airline plans a twice-weekly service to a central Ohio airport starting this month. The Columbus Regional Airport Authority and Cathay Pacific Airways say the service to Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus airport will...

Indians’ John Axford 18 For 18 In Oscars Picks

SURPRISE, Ariz. (AP) — After converting 49 consecutive saves from 2011 to early 2012, John Axford has another streak going. The Cleveland Indians closer went 18 for 18 on his Academy Awards picks. Axford made the projections after the Indians’ game Sunday on his Facebook...

Officials Eye $38 Million In Aid To Cooper Tire

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — Local officials are supporting tax breaks to modernize Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s Tupelo plant, while state officials mull a contribution. The Lee County Board of Supervisors has approved a plan to cut property taxes for 10 years, which could save...

Ohio Group Refiles Petition In Voter-access Effort

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio group has refiled its paperwork after hitting a snag in an effort to guarantee certain voter protections in the state constitution. Last month, Attorney General Mike DeWine rejected the petition for the proposed “Ohio Voters Bill of...

Ind. Guardsman Faces Federal Explosives Complaint

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Explosive devices seized from an Indiana Guardsman who was pulled over for speeding in Ohio were capable of causing injuries and death to people nearby if they were detonated, according to a federal complaint. Investigators also found numerous videos and...

Ohio’s 4 Casinos Mark 1st Full Year Of Operations

CINCINNATI (AP) — As the last of Ohio’s voter-approved casinos celebrated its first birthday Monday, revenue projections for the first full year of operations for all four gambling destinations are falling far short of campaign promises. Cincinnati’s casino opened...

Walloped Again: Another Storm Hits Much Of US

WASHINGTON (AP) — Winter kept its icy hold on much of the country Monday, with snow falling and temperatures dropping as schools and offices closed and people from the South and Mid-Atlantic to Northeast reluctantly waited out another storm indoors. Four to 8 inches of snow were...

Indiana Guardsman Faces Explosives Complaint

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Indiana National Guardsman who was stopped in Ohio with explosives and guns in his vehicle has been charged by federal prosecutors with illegal possession of destructive devices. Ohio state police pulled over Andrew Boguslawski (BOH’-guhs-law-skee)...

Snow Predictions Lowered As Another Storm Hits US

WASHINGTON (AP) — School is canceled, buses are halted and federal government workers are staying home as a storm dumped snow on the nation’s capital and parts of the East Coast. Forecasters have lowered snow predictions across the region from Baltimore to Washington. The...

$2M Settlement Reached In Ohio Caged Kids Case

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for 11 adopted and foster children forced to sleep in cages by their adoptive parents in northern Ohio have reached a $2 million settlement. The agreement is with one of the counties that placed three of the children in the home. It will likely bring...