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2 hrs ago | WBNS

Truck crashes into 'M-A-S-H' Ohio hot dog eatery

Authorities say a tractor-trailer has crashed into Tony Packo's, the Ohio hot dog eatery made famous on the TV series "M-A-S-H."


6 hrs ago | WTVG-TV Toledo

Thousands of officers can access Ohio facial-recognition system

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office said it continues to reduce the number of law-enforcement officers statewide who have access to controversial facial-recognition technology.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican

8 hrs ago | The Daily Record

Man pleads guilty in slaying of Ohio estate agent

One of two men accused in the 2010 slaying of a northeast Ohio real estate agent has avoided a possible death sentence by pleading guilty to a lesser charge.


Related Topix: Real Estate

12 hrs ago |

Ohio man fatally shoots woman who broke into apartment

Officers say the man was wounded in the exchange of gunfire with the woman early Thursday at the apartment in Zanesville, about 50 miles east of Columbus.


17 hrs ago | WBNS

Vigil remembers Ohio teen run down in robbery

An uncle of a 17-year-old Cleveland boy who police say was killed after trying to rob two men and steal a dirt bike warns young people to think about the choices they make.


Thu Jul 31, 2014

WTOP-FM Washington

Congress oks VA, highway bills, not border measure

House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio walks to the House chamber on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014, for final votes as Congress rushes for the doors and a five-week summer recess.


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Spencer Bachus, Barack Obama, Tom Coburn, US Senate

Ohio Theme Park Tries To Top Shaved-heads Record

A southwestern Ohio amusement park will try to top a Guinness record for the most heads shaved simultaneously to help raise awareness and money to fight cancer.


Related Topix: Cincinnati, OH, Australia, World News,

WVIZ-TV Cleveland

Regional News Stories: Ohio House Education Chair: Effort to Repeal...

A new bill that seeks to repeal the Common Core education standards in Ohio will try a new path through the legislature, after a previous repeal attempt stalled in committee.


Co-defendant testifies how Ohio teen was beaten

Geldrich described how he and Watson devised a plan to rob the teen drug dealer, then punched and kicked him into unconsciousness.


Prosecutor Challenges Ohio Prison Release Option

A procedure allowing the Ohio prisons director to recommend to judges early release for certain offenders violates the constitutional separation of powers, a prosecutor says in a court challenge to the policy.


Related Topix: Scioto County, OH, Ross County, OH

Ohio mumps cases now number 469

Columbus Public Health says the number of cases linked to this year's outbreak in Franklin, Delaware and Madison counties is more than in the entire country last year.


Related Topix: Ohio State University

Wed Jul 30, 2014

The Times Bulletin

Early voting lawsuit continues without Ohio

A federal judge on Wednesday denied a request from the Ohio Legislature to become part of a lawsuit challenging early voting rules in the key swing state.


Related Topix: Ohio Government

GOP-led House ready to OK lawsuit against Obama

Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., listens to comments by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., as she and fellow Democrats criticize the efforts of Republicans to muscle legislation through the House authorizing an election-year lawsuit against President Barack Obama that accuses him of exceeding his powers in enforcing his health care law, Wednesday ... (more)


Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Maxine Waters, Steny Hoyer, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican

WLUK-TV Green Bay

Justice Dept. weighs in on OH, WI voting cases

The Justice Department on Wednesday sided with challengers of voting laws in Wisconsin and Ohio, saying in court filings that measures in those states unfairly affect minority voters.


Related Topix: Ohio Government, Eric Holder, Scott Walker, US Governors, Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

News Observer

Ohio: 2nd fine levied against prison food vendor

The $130,200 fine against Philadelphia-based Aramark Correctional Services covered continued staffing shortages, unacceptable food substitutions and shortages and sanitation issues, including maggots observed in food service operations at five prisons this month and last, according to Ohio's July 23 letter to the company.


Related Topix: Prison, Hocking Correctional Facility, State Prisons

WCAX-TV Burlington

Helicopter pilot in serious condition after crash

A pilot injured when a tree-trimming helicopter crashed in western Ohio remains hospitalized while investigators try to determine the cause of the crash.


The Heartland Institute

Energy and Earthquakes in Ohio

Ohio sits above the Utica and Marcellus shales, two geologic formations that have rich energy potential waiting to be unlocked by the process of hydraulic fracturing , commonly referred to as " fracking ."


Related Topix: Youngstown, OH, Geology, Science

WPTV Local News

Fla. man accused of trying to suffocate dad

Police in a Cleveland suburb say an intoxicated man tried to suffocate his 86-year-old terminally ill father at a nursing home, and the older man later died.



House set to take up $17B VA overhaul bill

FILE - This July 22, 2014 file photo shows Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Robert McDonald testifying on Capitol Hill in Washington.


Related Topix: Jeff Miller, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Morning Journal

Police union endorses 4 challengers in Ohio races

Ohio's largest police union has endorsed a bipartisan slate of state candidates in fall elections, including challengers to Gov. John Kasich and Attorney General Mike DeWine.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich


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