Democrat Tim Ryan Says Marijuana Should Be Legal Across US

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan says the war on drugs has failed and he now supports marijuana legalization in all 50 states. The northeast Ohio Democrat announced his position...
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Judge Rejects US Efforts To Strip Terrorist Of Citizenship

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The government can’t strip a terrorist of his U.S. citizenship, a federal judge ruled this month in a decision siding with a Pakistan-born man serving the last...
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Potential Jury Vetted For Convicted Killer’s Resentencing

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jury selection begins next week in the resentencing of convicted Ohio serial killer Anthony Kirkland. Potential jurors filled out questionnaires Thursday that included...
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Ohio judge strikes down city’s lead-safe rental law

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A judge has ruled that an Ohio city’s efforts to make some rental properties lead free is unconstitutional and discriminatory. The Blade reports Lucas County...
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Highway patrol: Van driver flees traffic stop, dies in crash

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio State Highway Patrol says a van driver who fled from a trooper during an attempted traffic stop has crashed into a utility pole, killing himself and injuring two...
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Nurse accused of cancer hoax pleads not guilty to charges

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio nurse who authorities say faked a diagnosis of lung cancer to obtain money and sick time has pleaded not guilty. The Columbus Dispatch reports 33-year-old...
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Baby doll continues to dance at Ohio village festival

LOWELLVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Before donning a giant papier-mache doll costume and dancing while fireworks erupt from the outfit’s arms and head, Frank Speziale likes to have a beer and...
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Ohio State Fair senior day offers discounts, free screenings

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Senior Day at the Ohio State Fair will feature discounted admissions and free health screenings for visitors age 60 and over. The “Well Beyond 60!” EXPO is...
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