Ohio News

School of fish? Pupils raise rainbow trout eggs into fry

By MATT MARKEY The (Toledo) Blade CASTALIA, Ohio (AP) — Just before the tiny rainbow trout they raised for the past few months swam off and disappeared into the chilly, dark reaches of one of the aging raceways that funnel into Cold Creek on the state hatchery grounds, the seventh- and ...

Jury acquits former Ohio officer of using excessive force

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal court jury has acquitted a former northern Ohio police officer of charges related to allegations of using of excessive force and writing a false report about the incident. The Blade reports the jury in Toledo reached its verdict Thursday on deprivation of ...

Federal judge keeps UAW lawsuit over plant closings in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the United Auto Workers against General Motors over the closing of three plants should be heard in Ohio. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson in Youngstown, Ohio, on Thursday ...

Items belonging to Neil Armstrong sell at auction

DALLAS (AP) — Pieces from the Wright brothers' 1903 Flyer that Neil Armstrong took with him to the moon have sold for about $890,000 at an auction of memorabilia that belonged to the astronaut. They were among items Heritage Auctions offered Thursday that were owned by Armstrong, the first ...

Ohio appeals ruling finding House map unconstitutional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is seeking to stay an order requiring a new congressional map be drawn by next month after a court ruling found its Republican-drawn congressional districts unconstitutional. An appeal was filed Monday on behalf of GOP Secretary of State Frank LaRose and Republican ...

Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels are surging in the Great Lakes and likely will set records this summer, forecasters said Monday — a remarkable turnaround from earlier this decade that's bringing welcome relief to shippers and marina owners, ...

Nurses, staff go on strike at Ohio hospital

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nurses and technicians and support staff at an Ohio hospital are on strike after an agreement was not reached with management on issues including overtime policies and health care costs. More than 2,000 health-care workers at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center in ...

Sheriff’s office investigates woman’s death as homicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman's body has been found near a park in Ohio and the death is being investigated as a homicide. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says the body of 42-year-old Carianna Faye Beery was found April 25, about 20 to 30 feet off a street in Mifflin ...

Authorities: 2 Ohio children among 3 dead in Indiana crash

ANGOLA, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say two children from Ohio and an Indiana woman died following a weekend crash in northeastern Indiana. The Steuben County sheriff's office says 18-month-old Madelyn Bittle and 6-year-old Rhiannon Momenee, both of Montpelier, Ohio, died in Saturday's crash ...

Ohio State wants info on ’96 doc investigation made public

By KANTELE FRANKO Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University asked a judge Wednesday for permission to publicly share information about a confidential state medical board investigation involving the team doctor accused of decades-old sexual misconduct against more than 150 ...