Fracking Study Finds New Gas Wells Leak More

WASHINGTON (AP) — In Pennsylvania’s gas drilling boom, newer and unconventional wells leak far more often than older and traditional ones, according to a study of state inspection reports for 41,000 wells. The results suggest that leaks of methane could be a problem for...

Ohio Court Suspends Lawyer Tied To Bribery Scheme

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state Supreme Court has temporarily suspended the law license of a former bank lobbyist following his conviction in a bribery and money-laundering scheme under Ohio’s former state treasurer. Mohammed Noure Alo (NOR’-ee AL’-oh) now faces...

Businessman Guilty Of Just 1 Count In Finance Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire was convicted Monday by a federal court jury of witness tampering but was acquitted on more serious charges of illegally funneling campaign donations to two Republican politicians. Ben Suarez, 72, the owner of Suarez...

Businessman Guilty Of Just 1 Count In Finance Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire was convicted Monday by a federal court jury of witness tampering but was acquitted on more serious charges of illegally funneling campaign donations to two Republican politicians. Ben Suarez, 72, the owner of Suarez...

4 Arrested In Attacks, Burglaries Targeting Amish

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Deputies say three young men and a 17-year-old have been arrested in a spree of attacks and burglaries against the Amish in northeastern Ohio. The Geauga (jee-AW’-guh) County sheriff’s office says the four were involved in a string of break-ins...

Dayton’s Air Show Attendance More Than Doubles

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Attendance at Dayton’s air show has more than doubled last year’s, when a fiery crash claimed the lives of two performers in an Ohio show that also was missing military participation. Air show spokesman Tim Gaffney estimates that attendance at the...

Ohio Businessman Convicted In GOP Donations Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury has convicted a northeast Ohio telemarketing millionaire of witness tampering in a case involving campaign contributions to two prominent Republican politicians. Seventy-two-year-old Ben Suarez of North Canton was found guilty Monday in federal court in...

Ohio Businessman Convicted Of Witness Tampering In GOP Campaign Contributions Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio businessman convicted of witness tampering in GOP campaign contributions case.

US Bank Settles Federal Mortgage Probe For $200M

CLEVELAND (AP) — Minneapolis-based U.S. Bank National Association has agreed to pay $200 million to settle allegations that the bank failed to check on the credit-worthiness of thousands of applicants when it issued government-insured mortgage loans between 2006 and 2011. The...

Jury Reaches Verdict In Trial Of Ohio Businessman

CLEVELAND (AP) — The jury has reached a verdict in the federal court case of a businessman accused of making illegal campaign contributions to two prominent Ohio Republican politicians. The verdict was expected to be announced Monday afternoon. Jurors were on their second day of...