Ohio News

Parents of child who dies from exposure sentenced to prison

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The parents of a 2-year-old girl found unresponsive on the front porch of an Ohio home on a frigid February day have been sentenced to prison. The Akron Beacon Journal reports 23-year-old Tierra Williams and her former boyfriend, 25-year-old Dariaun Parker, had hoped to ...

Ohio boy sentenced for fatal shooting of brother, 11

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old Ohio boy who stole a handgun from his grandfather's gun cabinet and fatally shot his 11-year-old brother has been sentenced to seven years in a youth prison. The Record-Courier reports a judge in northeast Ohio's Portage County on Friday decided not to ...

Hospital: ‘Poor decisions’ by staff giving outsize pain meds

By KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio doctor's orders for potentially fatal doses of pain medicine given to at least 27 hospital patients were carried out by employees who "made poor decisions" and ignored existing safeguards, a top administrator told staff in an ...

Ohio teen involved in ATV crash dies of injuries

VERSAILLES, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old boy has died of injuries sustained in an all-terrain vehicle accident in western Ohio. The Montgomery County Coroner's Office says Trevor Huber, of Versailles (vur-SAYLZ'), died Tuesday. Huber had been hospitalized after the ATV he was ...

Wright brothers sites remain open during shutdown

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Their private nonprofit operator says two Dayton historical sites associated with the famous Wright brothers will remain open during the government shutdown. Dayton History is the official historical entity of Montgomery County. The organization says Dayton Aviation ...

Ohio chief justice announces review of state bail system

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's chief justice has convened a task force to study the state's bail system for possible changes. The committee created by Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor of the Ohio Supreme Court will compare Ohio's bail and pretrial systems with those in other states. It will also ...

Man pleads not guilty after woman’s body found ablaze

NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to charges in connection with the death of a woman whose body was found ablaze on the side of the road. The Akron Beacon Journal reports 46-year-old Daniel Jones entered his plea Friday to murder, felony assault and abuse of a ...

Plane crashes into front yard of rural Ohio home; 2 dead

APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two pilots are dead after a plane crashed into the snow-covered front yard of a rural Ohio home shortly after taking off from a private airfield nearby. The State Highway Patrol says initial reports indicate the plane had engine trouble Monday morning ...

Stole priest wore at DeWine inauguration had special meaning

By JULIE CARR SMYTH COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — For members of Ohio's large new first family, the stole worn by Father Tom Hagan throughout Republican Gov. Mike DeWine's inaugural weekend was a way to involve their beloved late daughter in the celebration. First lady Fran DeWine sewed the ...

Jesse Jackson meeting with GM workers about racist threats

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson will be meeting with auto workers suing General Motors after racist graffiti and nooses were discovered at their plant in Ohio. Jackson will be in Toledo on Tuesday to talk with the workers who say they're facing ongoing racial harassment. A group ...