Residents kept out as air checked near derailed Ohio train
Residents kept out as air checked near derailed Ohio train

Ohio's governor says it's unclear when evacuated residents might be able to return home to the area where officials released and burned toxic chemicals from the wreckage of a derailed train.

7 hrs 44 mins ago
Ticket demand, anticipation grows as LeBron nears Kareem
Ticket demand, anticipation grows as LeBron nears Kareem

Ticket prices are predictably high for the Los Angeles Lakers' next two home games, with LeBron James poised to break the NBA scoring record.

10 hrs 44 mins ago
Bono, a shooting hero, Nichols' family members to join Biden
Bono, a shooting hero, Nichols' family members to join Biden

Rock star Bono, the 26-year-old who disarmed a gunman in last month’s Monterey Park, California shooting, and the family of Tyre Nichols will be among the featured guests sitting alongside first lady Jill Biden at Tuesday’s State of the Union address.

10 hrs 56 mins ago
Crews start release of toxic chemicals from derailed train cars in danger of exploding near Ohio-Pennsylvania line
Crews start release of toxic chemicals from derailed train cars in danger of exploding near Ohio-Pennsylvania line

Crews start release of toxic chemicals from derailed train cars in danger of exploding near Ohio-Pennsylvania line.

23 hrs 26 mins ago
National Guard activated to help town as derailment smolders
National Guard activated to help town as derailment smolders

Officials are working to prevent any major explosion from the smoldering wreckage of an Ohio train derailment near the Pennsylvania state line.

February 6th, 9:15 AM EST
Evacuations urged in Ohio town as train wreck smolders
Evacuations urged in Ohio town as train wreck smolders

A smoldering fire has persisted in a tangle of dozens of freight cars, some carrying hazardous materials, that derailed in Ohio near the Pennsylvania state line.

February 5th, 2:18 PM EST
Ohio train derailment causes causes fire, home evacuations
Ohio train derailment causes causes fire, home evacuations

A train has derailed in an Ohio town near the Pennsylvania border and caused a large fire followed by orders for area residents to evacuate their homes Friday night.

February 4th, 4:17 AM EST
Prosecutor: Police shot driver in self-defense; no charges
Prosecutor: Police shot driver in self-defense; no charges

A Cincinnati-area prosecutor says police who shot a man while responding to a report of a possible burglary used lethal force appropriately and won’t face charges.

February 3rd, 6:28 PM EST
Damaged engine blamed for fatal New York plane crash
Damaged engine blamed for fatal New York plane crash

The National Transportation Safety Board reports that a small plane that crashed last month as it approached a suburban New York airport had a damaged engine that led the aircraft to bleed oil.

February 3rd, 5:58 PM EST
Menacing charge against Bengals' Joe Mixon is dismissed
Menacing charge against Bengals' Joe Mixon is dismissed

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon no longer faces a misdemeanor charge of aggravated menacing over allegations that he threatened and pointed a gun at a woman.

February 3rd, 4:34 PM EST
LeBron’s off-court legacy complements his basketball success
LeBron’s off-court legacy complements his basketball success

LeBron James is soon going to be in the NBA record books as the most prolific scorer ever.

February 3rd, 2:40 AM EST
Bengals' Mixon charged, reportedly for pointing gun at woman
Bengals' Mixon charged, reportedly for pointing gun at woman

Cincinnati Bengals running back Joe Mixon has been charged in a warrant with a misdemeanor count of aggravated menacing, according to online court records.

February 2nd, 8:21 PM EST
Decisions loom for pandemic-era Medicaid enrollees
Decisions loom for pandemic-era Medicaid enrollees

Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentuckians who signed up for Medicaid during the COVID-19 pandemic will soon need to shop around to maintain health coverage.

February 2nd, 6:03 PM EST
'Boom': FirstEnergy exec text revels in landing state plane
'Boom': FirstEnergy exec text revels in landing state plane

New details have emerged at former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder's federal corruption trial on the use of the state plane scheduled to retrieve out-of-town state lawmakers for a vote on the now-tainted nuclear bailout legislation.

February 2nd, 5:51 PM EST
Man gets 10-year sentence in Islamic State training case
Man gets 10-year sentence in Islamic State training case

A federal judge has sentenced an Ohio man who’s an Iraqi-born U.S. citizen to 10 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to a terrorism charge.

February 2nd, 2:45 PM EST
Beyond Phil: Other rodents that purport to 'predict' weather
Beyond Phil: Other rodents that purport to 'predict' weather

He gets most of the PR, at least nationally, but Punxsutawney Phil isn't the only groundhog to purport to predict the weather.

February 2nd, 11:03 AM EST
2 rivals from factory floors facing off in race to lead UAW
2 rivals from factory floors facing off in race to lead UAW

Two men who began their careers on factory floors are competing to lead the 373,000 members of the United Auto Workers, a union that helps set standards for wages across the nation’s manufacturing sector.

February 2nd, 10:39 AM EST
Nebraska lawmakers put off vote on 'heartbeat' abortion ban
Nebraska lawmakers put off vote on 'heartbeat' abortion ban

The Nebraska Legislature’s Health and Human Services Committee took nearly eight hours of testimony Wednesday before adjourning without a vote on whether to advance a bill that would outlaw abortion at a point before many women know they’re pregnant.

February 1st, 11:18 PM EST
10 states mull cross-border rules to tackle teacher shortage
10 states mull cross-border rules to tackle teacher shortage

Colorado lawmakers, along with legislators in nine other states, proposed a bill to forgo the requirements for teachers to get relicensed when they move across state lines to tackle teacher shortages.

February 1st, 7:42 PM EST
Ohio lawmakers miss cutoff to put 60% question on May ballot
Ohio lawmakers miss cutoff to put 60% question on May ballot

Ohio lawmakers have missed the deadline for getting a measure on May ballots that would make it harder to amend the state Constitution.

February 1st, 3:42 PM EST
Eagles backup lineman accused of rape ahead of Super Bowl
Eagles backup lineman accused of rape ahead of Super Bowl

Philadelphia Eagles backup offensive lineman Josh Sills has been indicted on rape and kidnapping charges that stem from an incident in Ohio just over three years ago.

February 1st, 1:18 PM EST
Missy, Willie and George Michael among Rock Hall nominees
Missy, Willie and George Michael among Rock Hall nominees

Missy Elliott, Willie Nelson, Kate Bush, Iron Maiden, Cyndi Lauper, Soundgarden, Sheryl Crow and the late George Michael are nominees for 2023 induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, a list that includes a mix of country, soul, hip-hop, metal, pop, rap-rock and grunge.

February 1st, 8:17 AM EST
Ex-Ohio speaker's lawyer questions 'vibes,' judge's fitness
Ex-Ohio speaker's lawyer questions 'vibes,' judge's fitness

An attorney for former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder has questioned the fitness of U.S. District Judge Timothy Black to preside over the Republican’s corruption trial.

January 31st, 3:22 PM EST
Veteran AP, Plain Dealer reporter Mark Gillispie dies at 63
Veteran AP, Plain Dealer reporter Mark Gillispie dies at 63

Mark Gillispie, a veteran journalist who wrote about many of Ohio’s biggest stories during a four-decade career primarily with The Associated Press and The Plain Dealer in Cleveland, has died.

January 31st, 11:28 AM EST
Brother vs. brother: Kelces prepare for Super Bowl showdown
Brother vs. brother: Kelces prepare for Super Bowl showdown

Donna Kelce is going to have to pull out her custom jersey — the one with Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce’s front stitched to Philadelphia Eagles center Jason Kelce’s back — one more time this season.

January 31st, 10:52 AM EST
Settlement ends police brutality suit in Ohio's largest city
Settlement ends police brutality suit in Ohio's largest city

Officials in Ohio’s largest city have reached a $225,000 settlement with a man who said police officers used improper force during a 2017 arrest.

January 31st, 9:34 AM EST
Winter weather cancels flights, leads to death in Texas
Winter weather cancels flights, leads to death in Texas

Winter weather is bringing ice to Texas and nearby states, causing the cancellation of more than 980 flights and delays to nearly 800 more.

January 31st, 9:10 AM EST
Beshear touts education plan ahead of lawmakers reconvening
Beshear touts education plan ahead of lawmakers reconvening

Gov. Andy Beshear says Kentucky is lagging behind in the “competition for talent” to lead its classrooms.

January 30th, 4:33 PM EST
Chiefs top Bengals 23-20 on last-second kick for AFC title
Chiefs top Bengals 23-20 on last-second kick for AFC title

Patrick Mahomes scrambled for a first down on his badly sprained right ankle and then was shoved late out of bounds by Joseph Ossai, giving Harrison Butker a chance to kick a 45-yard field goal with 3 seconds left that gave the Kansas City Chiefs a 23-20 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals in the AFC title game.

January 29th, 10:12 PM EST
Police: 1 of 2 boys recovered after Amber Alert has died
Police: 1 of 2 boys recovered after Amber Alert has died

Authorities say one of the twin Ohio boys who became the center of a statewide AMBER Alert that garnered nationwide attention last month has died.

January 29th, 2:00 PM EST