Ohio News

With NEXUS gas pipeline built, some restoration work remains

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A new high-pressure natural gas pipeline crossing northern Ohio has been completed, but work to finish restoring the landscape disturbed by the construction along some of the 255-mile (410-kilometer) route will wait until after winter. A spokesman for the NEXUS Gas ...

Scathing report on Cleveland county jail spurs vow of change

CLEVELAND (AP) — A scathing report from the U.S. Marshals Service concludes the short-staffed county jail in Cleveland keeps inmates in inhumane conditions, sometimes failing to provide proper food, health care and basics like toilet paper, and locks up juveniles with adults. The Cuyahoga ...

Police: Highway shooting killed 3-year-old, wasn’t random

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 3-year-old boy riding in a car was fatally shot on an Ohio highway when someone in another vehicle pulled up and opened fire on Thanksgiving night. Toledo police Lt. Kevan Toney says it's clear the gunfire wasn't random, but investigators couldn't immediately ...

Police union leader calls for end to student’s death probes

CINCINNATI (AP) — A police union leader says it's time to end the investigations into the failed response to a 16-year-old Ohio student who died trapped in a minivan parked near his school. Fraternal Order of Police local president Sgt. Dan Hils says there have been multiple investigations ...

Remains of soldier killed in Korean War identified

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say the remains of a U.S. soldier killed during the Korean War have been identified as those of an Ohio man. A Defense Department agency says Monday that remains accounted for in August are those of Army Pfc. Leo Duquette. Military officials say the ...

Former police spokesman pleads guilty to child porn charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former spokesman for the police department in Ohio's capital has pleaded guilty to charges related to using child pornography. Former Columbus officer Dean Worthington pleaded guilty Monday to pandering sexually oriented matter involving a minor and illegal use of a ...

Senator: 2020 Democratic candidates should focus on workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, said Sunday that a Democratic presidential candidate hoping to win Ohio should have a message aimed at workers and their needs. The Ohio Democrat repeated in an interview Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" ...

Sheriff: Inmate found unresponsive at jail dies

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says an inmate has been found unresponsive at a jail in Ohio and has died. Richland County Sheriff Steve Sheldon said in a release that 37-year-old Joseph Breeze was found unresponsive at the county jail in Mansfield about 11 a.m. Saturday after another ...

Graduate of Ohio State University among US Rhodes scholars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 2018 graduate of Ohio State University from suburban Columbus is a U.S. Rhodes scholar. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that Laila Ujayli, of Dublin, Ohio, is among 32 men and women chosen from 880 applicants for studies beginning next fall at Oxford University in ...

Police: Woman fatally stabbed; suspect taken into custody

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a woman has been fatally stabbed at her suburban Cleveland home. Shaker Heights police say they responded to a home about 9:30 p.m. Saturday for a reported domestic dispute. They say 45-year-old Aisha (ah-EE'-shah) Fraser had been stabbed and died. ...