Damage reports, power outages reported after Ohio storm
Damage reports, power outages reported after Ohio storm

Authorities say tens of thousands of customers were without power and damage reports were coming in after severe weather including a tornado was reported east of Cincinnati.

3 hrs 47 mins ago
Proposed Ohio amendment would limit vaccine mandates
Proposed Ohio amendment would limit vaccine mandates

A proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution that would limit vaccine mandates by businesses, health care providers and governments is a step closer to the statewide ballot.

7 hrs 42 mins ago
Man sentenced in death of undercover detective, informant
Man sentenced in death of undercover detective, informant

A man has pleaded guilty and was sentenced to life in prison for a botched robbery that ended with the fatal shooting of an undercover Cleveland detective and his informant.

7 hrs 57 mins ago
Biden heading to Ohio to spotlight rule to rescue pensions
Biden heading to Ohio to spotlight rule to rescue pensions

President Joe Biden is heading to Ohio to showcase a rule aimed at shoring up pensions for millions of workers.

8 hrs 52 mins ago
Federal appeals court greenlights federal deportation policy
Federal appeals court greenlights federal deportation policy

A federal appeals court is allowing the Biden administration to implement an immigration policy that prioritized the deportation of people in the country illegally who commit the most serious crimes.

July 5th, 5:39 PM EDT
Biden to Ohio, spotlighting rescued pensions for millions
Biden to Ohio, spotlighting rescued pensions for millions

President Joe Biden is taking a message of shoring up workers' pensions to Ohio, hoping to reinvigorate his political standing with blue-collar voters.

July 5th, 4:19 PM EDT
Military identifies WWII Army Air Force soldier from Ohio
Military identifies WWII Army Air Force soldier from Ohio

The remains of an Army Air Force sergeant from Ohio who died after he was sent to a prisoner of war camp during World War II have now been positively identified.

July 5th, 3:19 PM EDT
Police: Man shot was unarmed, officers feared he would fire
Police: Man shot was unarmed, officers feared he would fire

Police say a Black man shot and killed by Akron police officers in a hail of bullets following a vehicle and foot pursuit was unarmed at the time of the shooting.

July 3rd, 3:10 PM EDT
Attorneys seek Deshaun Watson NFL investigation documents
Attorneys seek Deshaun Watson NFL investigation documents

Attorneys for multiple women suing Deshaun Watson over sexual misconduct are seeking the documents from the NFL’s investigation into the former Houston Texans quarterback.

July 2nd, 7:49 PM EDT
Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting
Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

Federal prosecutors say a hunter has been sentenced to just under a decade in prison for illegal possession of a weapon used to shoot and seriously wound an Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer investigating a deer poaching complaint in 2020.

July 2nd, 12:39 PM EDT
New Ohio law seeks uniform regulations for carrying knives
New Ohio law seeks uniform regulations for carrying knives

Proponents say a new law taking effect this fall will establish uniform rules for carrying knives across Ohio to prevent municipalities from enforcing local regulations.

July 1st, 6:09 PM EDT
Court denies request for emergency halt to Ohio abortion ban
Court denies request for emergency halt to Ohio abortion ban

The Ohio Supreme Court has denied a request from abortion providers to freeze the newly imposed state ban on abortions at the first detectable “fetal heartbeat” while a legal debate plays out in court.

July 1st, 12:19 PM EDT
WVa opioid trial verdict still pending nearly a year later
WVa opioid trial verdict still pending nearly a year later

Last July, a federal judge in West Virginia heard closing arguments in the first lawsuit to go to trial over the U.S. opioid addiction epidemic.

July 1st, 10:24 AM EDT
Ohio governor postpones 2 executions scheduled for 2023
Ohio governor postpones 2 executions scheduled for 2023

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has postponed the first two executions scheduled for next year, meaning the state’s unofficial death penalty moratorium will continue after his first term.

July 1st, 9:59 AM EDT
Big Ten votes to accept Southern California and UCLA as full conference members, effective Aug. 2, 2024
Big Ten votes to accept Southern California and UCLA as full conference members, effective Aug. 2, 2024

Big Ten votes to accept Southern California and UCLA as full conference members, effective Aug. 2, 2024.

June 30th, 7:54 PM EDT
Ohio school district sued over 'anti-racism' teaching ban
Ohio school district sued over 'anti-racism' teaching ban

Parents have sued an Ohio school district over a resolution banning the instruction of critical race theory and prohibiting any “anti-racism” curriculum, education or training.

June 30th, 10:33 AM EDT
Elevator improvements in NC vacation rentals go to governor
Elevator improvements in NC vacation rentals go to governor

A bill heading to North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper's desk would require elevator safety improvements inside North Carolina vacation cottages and short-term rentals.

June 29th, 7:39 PM EDT
NFL inisists on indefinite suspension at Watson hearing
NFL inisists on indefinite suspension at Watson hearing

The NFL and Deshaun Watson’s legal team presented their arguments before a disciplinary officer for a second day with both sides holding firm as the hearing is scheduled to continue in Delaware on Thursday.

June 29th, 7:24 PM EDT
Mexican migrant in Texas tragedy hoped to reach kin in Ohio
Mexican migrant in Texas tragedy hoped to reach kin in Ohio

Two cousins from a remote community in southern Mexico were among the 67 people packed into a tractor-trailer and abandoned under the sweltering Texas sun.

June 29th, 5:09 PM EDT
EXPLAINER: Abortion landscape under state 'heartbeat' laws
EXPLAINER: Abortion landscape under state 'heartbeat' laws

Laws banning most abortions at the point of the “first detectable heartbeat"are beginning to take effect following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn the nearly 50-year-old Roe v. Wade decision.

June 29th, 5:09 PM EDT
State agency to lead probe into deadly Akron police shooting
State agency to lead probe into deadly Akron police shooting

Authorities say a man shot and killed by police following a vehicle and foot pursuit this week died from multiple gunshot wounds.

June 29th, 1:14 PM EDT
AP sources: NFL insists on indefinite suspension for Watson
AP sources: NFL insists on indefinite suspension for Watson

The NFL insisted on an indefinite suspension while Deshaun Watson’s legal team argued there’s no basis for that punishment as both sides presented their cases in front of a retired judge in Delaware on Tuesday, two people in attendance told The Associated Press.

June 28th, 7:34 PM EDT
'Silicon Heartland' boon for Ohio, but families mourn homes
'Silicon Heartland' boon for Ohio, but families mourn homes

Ohio families that have called rural land home for generations are lamenting the loss of their property to a massive development project.

June 28th, 4:08 PM EDT
Climate change means more mice, demand for pest control
Climate change means more mice, demand for pest control

Scientists say climate change is likely contributing to a rodent boom that is making more work for pest control experts.

June 28th, 8:08 AM EDT
Air Guard troops doing space missions face identity crisis
Air Guard troops doing space missions face identity crisis

About 1,000 Air National Guard troops who are assigned to space missions are mired in an identity crisis.

June 28th, 12:30 AM EDT
Manchin: Commission on veterans facilities to be dismantled
Manchin: Commission on veterans facilities to be dismantled

Sen. Joe Manchin says a group of U.S. senators has agreed to effectively dismantle a commission tasked by the Department of Veterans Affairs to carry out closures, downsizing and other medical facility changes nationwide.

June 27th, 6:44 PM EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT
News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT

Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 5:40 p.m. EDT.

June 8th, 2:44 PM EDT
Lawsuit: Texans 'turned a blind eye' to QB Watson's actions
Lawsuit: Texans 'turned a blind eye' to QB Watson's actions

A lawsuit alleges the Houston Texans had been told that their former quarterback Deshaun Watson was sexually assaulting and harassing women during massage sessions, but instead of trying to stop him, the team provided him with resources to enable his actions and “turned a blind eye” to his behavior.

June 27th, 2:44 PM EDT
Ohio governor postpones last scheduled 2022 execution
Ohio governor postpones last scheduled 2022 execution

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine has postponed the last execution that was scheduled for this year.

June 27th, 1:54 PM EDT
Ford receives $101M incentive package to expand in Michigan
Ford receives $101M incentive package to expand in Michigan

Michigan lawmakers have approved a $101 million package as they try to encourage large companies to invest and create jobs in the state.

June 27th, 1:54 PM EDT