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Man gets 7 years for shooting at officer from car

November 27, 2014

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after he was found guilty of shooting at a police officer. more »»

Ohio taking precautions due to deer disease risk

November 27, 2014

REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) — State officials are encouraging hunters in Holmes County to process deer locally to minimize the risk of a rare disease detected in Ohio. more »»

Ohio lawmakers work toward map-making compromise

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republicans and Democrats in the Ohio Legislature are working to coalesce around a new redistricting system before year's end.

The state alters legislative and U.S. more »»

Ohio veteran's dog tags returned after 40 years

November 27, 2014

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio veteran's dog tags have finally been returned after they were missing for more than 40 years along the coast of Vietna. more »»

Prehistoric stone tablet to go on display in Ohio

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A prehistoric Native American tablet that was the subject of a lengthy legal dispute will be displayed at a Marietta museum next year and then return to the Ohio Historical... more »»

50 in Ohio protest police shootings; block road

November 27, 2014

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio intersection has reopened after dozens of demonstrators protesting police-involved shootings across the country shut it down. more »»

Ohio group crafts year-round for premature babies

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When Ohio State hosts Michigan in Ohio Stadium on Saturday, Kacie and Chris Waugh will watch the football game on television at the nearby Wexner Medical Center. more »»

Ohio father charged in murder of 2-month-old son

November 27, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A father in northwest Ohio has been charged with murder in the death of his 2-month old son after he allegedly threw the infant forcibly into a car seat. more »»

Toledo Zoo welcomes baby Galapagos tortoises

November 27, 2014

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Three baby Galapagos tortoises are settling into their new home at the Toledo Zoo.

The three arrived at the zoo earlier this month from a zoo in Brownsville, Texas. more »»

Northern Ky. falling short in manufacturing jobs

November 27, 2014

COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Leaders in northern Kentucky are working to address a shortfall in trained workers who can fill advanced manufacturing jobs in the region.

A $28. more »»

Displaced Ohio residents see community support

November 27, 2014

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Owners and managers of a north-central Ohio apartment complex say community support has been overwhelming after a fire left dozens of residents displaced last week. more »»

Sheriff to run for mayor of Columbus next year

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio sheriff says he plans to run for mayor of Columbus next yea. more »»

Family: Boy's fatal shooting could have been avoided

November 27, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old boy fatally wounded by a Cleveland police officer said surveillance video of the shooting shows that if the officer had not acted so quickly the... more »»

Military: Ohio soldier killed while in Afghanistan

November 27, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Military officials say a soldier from central Ohio has been killed while serving in Afghanistan. more »»

Video: Cop shot boy seconds after encountering him

November 26, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1½ to two seconds of pulling up in his cruiser, police said Wednesday. more »»

Obama defends legal authority _ to pardon turkeys

November 26, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has issued an executive action that some of his Republican opponents may be hard-pressed to disagree with — sparing Thanksgiving turkeys from the dinner... more »»

'Friendsgiving' offers holiday minus family drama

November 26, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — What if you could have a heaping helping of Thanksgiving dinner without a side of family drama?

You can at a Friendsgiving, an informal (usually wine- or... more »»

Police ID officers involved 12-year-old's shooting

November 26, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun that looked like a real firearm was ordered three times to show his hands before he was fatally shot by an officer, Cleveland police said... more »»

Snow hampers holiday travel in Maryland

November 26, 2014

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — A snowfall of up to 7 inches across western Maryland is contributing to numerous traffic accidents across the region on the day before Thanksgiving. more »»

Ohio director: Telecom plan would spur Kasich veto

November 26, 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. more »»

Cleveland to release video of boy shot by officer

November 26, 2014

CLEVELAND (AP) — City police plan to release the names of the two officers involved in the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy, along with dispatch calls and a surveillance video that authorities... more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting December 3, 2014

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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