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5 Democratic candidates highlight Ohio party dinner

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democratic Party's national leader and five of its presidential candidates will highlight the Ohio Democratic Party's annual state dinner. State Democrats say Sunday's dinner at the Greater Columbus Convention Center will feature national chairman Tom Perez and ...

Goat rams through sliding glass door, naps inside bathroom

By MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio homeowner never envisioned becoming semi-famous because of a goat butting its way into her home and taking a nap in her bathroom. "This is the most random story in the world," Jennifer Keathley said Tuesday, breaking out into ...

Best-selling ice cream flavor back in production

CINCINNATI (AP) — A week-long ice cream flavor shortage has come to a sweet end. Cincinnati-based Graeter's Ice Cream announced Tuesday that it will begin producing its most popular ice cream flavor, Black Raspberry Chip, again. WLWT-TV reports the shortage stemmed from an ice cream ...

Court denies convicted school shooter’s appeal of sentence

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio appeals court has denied a convicted school shooter's sentencing appeal and affirmed his convictions. A three-judge panel of Ohio's Second District Court of Appeals found the trial judge acted properly in Ely Serna's sentencing. Serna pleaded guilty to charges ...

No more “king” or “queen” at Ohio school

MILFORD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio high school has elected two female students as its homecoming royalty instead of having a male king and female queen. Students Abbey Stropes and Trinity Miller were elected to the top spots of Milford High School's homecoming court at Friday night's football ...

GOP Ohio governor’s gun plan doesn’t include ‘red-flag’ law

By KANTELE FRANKO Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine's new proposals to address Ohio gun violence in the wake of the Dayton mass shooting don't include background-check requirements for gun sales or a so-called red-flag law to restrict firearms for people ...

GOP Sen. Portman: Trump wrong to ask Ukraine, China for help

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman became the fourth Republican senator to break ranks by criticizing President Donald Trump for seeking help from foreign governments to investigate a political rival. After attending an event in Columbus on Monday, Portman said that Trump asking ...

State: Over 40,000 Ohio voters avoided registration purge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say more than 40,000 Ohio voter registrations scheduled to be purged in September remained active because voters took the required actions or qualified for exemptions. The Columbus Dispatch reports Secretary of State Frank LaRose's office says 40,672 ...

Kroger, Walgreens to stop selling e-cigarettes in US

NEW YORK (AP) — Two major retailers say they will no longer sell e-cigarettes in the U.S. amid mounting health questions surrounding vaping. Supermarket chain Kroger and drugstore chain Walgreens announced Monday they would discontinue sales of e-cigarettes at their stores nationwide, citing ...

Ohio man charged with murder in police cruiser crash

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of stealing a police car near Dayton and causing a crash that killed two 6-year-old cousins has been indicted on nearly two dozen charges including murder. Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck said on Monday while announcing the charges that evidence ...