Ohio News

Two-vehicle crash kills 3, including off-duty deputy sheriff

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a two-vehicle crash in Ohio has killed three people, including an off-duty deputy, and injured four children. The patrol says the crash just before 9 a.m. Wednesday occurred on U.S. 22 in Muskingum County. A patrol release says ...

3 adults hurt, 180 hogs killed in farm’s 2nd fire in a year

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a barn fire injured three construction workers and killed an estimated 180 hogs at an Ohio farm where about 5,000 pigs died in another blaze last year. The three adults with reported burn injuries were flown to a Columbus hospital after the ...

Ohio governor to pursue law taking guns from people at risk

By MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Recent deadly shootings at places of worship have prompted Ohio's pro-gun rights Republican governor to consider pursuing new laws aimed at keeping firearms out of the hands of people who are a threat to the safety of themselves and ...

Ceremony honors fallen Ohio officers, including 4 last year

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — An annual memorial ceremony is honoring the nearly 800 Ohio peace officers who have died in the line of duty since 1823, including four last year. Those include Westerville Officers Eric Joering and Anthony Morelli, who were fatally shot in February 2018 while responding ...

Police seek clues, motive for slayings of 4 in their home

By ANGIE WANG Associated Press WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Police in a suburban community in Ohio are trying to determine who killed three women and a man found dead in their home and why. West Chester Township police said Monday they were interviewing witnesses and following up on leads. ...

3 women, 1 man killed at apartment complex where shots fired

ANGIE WANG and LISA CORNWELL Associated Press WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Three women and a man were found dead at an apartment complex in Ohio where multiple gunshots were fired, police said Monday. No suspect has been identified. A man called 911 around 10 p.m. Sunday, saying he had arrived ...

Multi-state trooper project focuses on distracted driving

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a recent distracted driving enforcement project with other members of the 6-State Trooper Project resulted in more than 1,600 citations for distracted driving-related offenses. Ohio troopers issued 271 citations in the initiative that began ...

FBI: Ransomware behind Cleveland airport info screen woes

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say technical problems at Cleveland's main airport that plagued flight and baggage claim information screens all last week was related to a ransomware attack. The FBI said Monday that ransomware was found on the network, but the city did not consider making any ...

Man charged with murder in infant son’s death

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused in the death of his infant son and of injuring the child's older sibling has been indicted charges including murder and felonious assault. Warren County court officials say the grand jury also indicted 27-year-old Cody Colwell, of Clearcreek Township, ...

Judge blocks schools from Ohio suit against e-school founder

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge won't let school districts intervene in Ohio's civil case seeking to recoup millions of dollars in public funding from leaders of a now-defunct online charter school. Eight districts, including Dayton and Toledo, sought to be part of the case involving founder ...