2 Bodies Found In Ohio River Days After Accident

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in eastern Ohio think they’ve recovered the bodies of two men who were on a stolen boat that capsized in the Muskingum River. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says autopsies are being conducted to determine their identities. Both...

Ohio, German Cities Mark 50 Years As Sister Cities

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwestern Ohio city is getting a visit from a delegation from its German sister city as the two cities celebrate their 50-year partnership. The delegation from Augsburg, Germany, is visiting Dayton Saturday through Wednesday to mark the occasion. The...

Prout Signing, Draft Make For Hectic Day For CBJ

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Between the craziness of the second day of the NHL draft and re-signing defenseman Dalton Prout, the Columbus Blue Jackets had a busy Saturday. Even before making its second-round selection in Philadelphia, the club announced it had signed Prout — a key...

Ohio College At Risk Of Losing Accreditation

WILBERFORCE, Ohio (AP) — A small, historically black Ohio university could lose accreditation due to problems including low enrollment and financial deficits. The Higher Learning Commission has sent an order to Wilberforce University in southwestern Ohio requiring it to show why...

Blue Jackets Sign D Dalton Prout For 2 More Years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Dalton Prout to a two-year contract extension. Prout was a restricted free agent who could have received offers from other teams beginning on Tuesday. The 24-year-old Prout has three goals and 10 assists in 82...

Artists Compete To Design Ohio’s US Capitol Statue

CINCINNATI (AP) — A commission choosing an artist to design Ohio’s Thomas Edison statue for the U.S. Capitol has narrowed the search down to six semi-finalists. The Ohio Statuary Hall Commission says the semi-finalists were chosen from 30 applicants. The commission will now...

Ohio Air Show Returns Year After Fatal Crash

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A resurgence in attendance is expected for this weekend’s annual Dayton air show, a year after a fiery crash claimed two performers in a show that was missing military participation. The Navy’s Blue Angels headline this year’s Vectren Air...

Ohio Adds Patrols To Stop Boating Under Influence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio authorities are increasing patrols of the state’s waterways to reduce accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the increased patrols began Friday and will...

Census Shows Hispanic Population Growing In Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — New census estimates show Ohio has added more than 32,000 Hispanic residents from 2010 to 2013. The number of Hispanics in the state has grown from about 3.1 percent of the state total population to 3.4 percent. The Columbus Dispatch reports two-thirds of...

Former Ohio College Chief Gets $1.3M Over 3 Years

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The University of Toledo’s president is set to receive $1.3 million in salary and bonuses over the next three years after he steps down at the end of this month. The school’s board of trustees agreed to pay Lloyd Jacobs while he is on a yearlong...