Wed, 26 Oct 2016 03:47:43 GMT
Swing-state Ohio is getting lots of campaign attention this week, with visits from Donald Trump and both vice presidential candidates and the announcement of rapper Jay Z's planned Cleveland concert to support Hillary Clinton. Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence had events scheduled Tuesday in Swanton, Ashland and Marietta.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:25:57 GMT
Authorities say a suspect wanted in a West Virginia stabbing was arrested in Ohio after shooting at a sheriff's deputy and prompting a high-speed chase and a four-hour manhunt. Shelby County Sheriff John Lenhart says a deputy stopped a car late Monday that was reported stolen around 11 p.m. from a mobile home park in the western Ohio county.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:03:32 GMT
The widow of a state trooper killed by a driver who allegedly smoked marijuana before the crash is making an emotional plea against a ballot measure that would legalize recreational marijuana. The widow of a state trooper killed by a driver who allegedly smoked marijuana before the crash is making an emotional plea against a ballot question that would legalize recreational marijuana.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:17:28 GMT
The party says removing criminal penalties for possession and use of less than 200 grams is "a good first step" to eventual legalization, which it calls inevitable. Ohio enacted a law Sept.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:17:27 GMT
The Republican governors of Illinois and Ohio are betting cases of beer, pizza and other ballpark favourites on the World Series beginning Tuesday between the Cubs and the Indians. On his Twitter page Monday, Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner wagered a Chicago-style deep-dish pizza and microbrew beer from Chicago if Cleveland wins.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 13:56:31 GMT
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both stumping for votes today in Florida, with just two weeks left in the 2016 campaign, as polls continue to show an advantage for Clinton, though Trump has argued in recent days that the news media is pushing "phony" polls that are only meant to stop his drive to win the White House. 1. Looking at the polls.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:22:50 GMT
The state's elections chief says Ohioans have requested more than 1.4 million absentee ballots so far, ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted says that's fewer than the roughly 1.6 million ballots requested by this point in the 2012 election.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 05:14:44 GMT
The former University of C... . CORRECTS POOL SOURCE TO THE CINCINNATI ENQUIRER - Judge Megan E. Shanahan addresses the court during Ray Tensing's pre-trial hearing on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, in Cincinnati.
Tue, 25 Oct 2016 03:12:33 GMT
Vice President Joe Biden said Monday that Donald Trump has dumbed-down the presidential campaign so much that important issues like education and health care are being forgotten. The campaign has become more like a TV sitcom this year because so many stories have centered on a stream of accusations against the Republican nominee, including the release of a video in which Trump is heard bragging about groping and kissing women without their consent, Biden said.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 22:14:05 GMT
Local turkeys come in many sizes, but buy early to get the size you want. Add another whole group of people to those thankful for the boom in local breweries: Local turkey farmers.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:41:23 GMT
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching western Lake Erie for three men who left to go fishing from near the Michigan-Ohio border and didn't return as expected. The search for the boaters began early Monday near Lost Peninsula Marina, which is located in Monroe County's Erie Township in Michigan.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 13:17:51 GMT
An Ohio art museum says it has completed a $320 million capital campaign that paid for its yearslong expansion from 389,000 square feet to 588,000 square feet.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:16:35 GMT
Nine rural counties in Ohio have been awarded funds to help prevent underage drinking and reduce the misuse of prescription drugs among young people. The state's Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services says each county will get $80,000 to address alcohol use among people aged 12 to 20 and prescription drug misuse or abuse among people aged 12 to 25. The state says the funds could be renewable for up to two additional years, depending on the availability of federal funds and on demonstrated progress.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 05:09:10 GMT
The 16 U.S. House of Representatives races in Ohio are likely to be the safest of safe bets in November, according to those watching the political climate. Don't chalk it up to satisfaction with Congress.
Mon, 24 Oct 2016 01:17:55 GMT
A Belgian Malinois appears to pant as it stands on four legs - its front-left paw replaced by a prosthetic limb and its left ear gone after an explosion in Iraq. Although these canines are made of wood, they represent the real sacrifices that American soldiers make while serving the country.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:23:58 GMT
Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House. Though Trump's campaign insisted Sunday it was premature to count him out, it's Clinton whose path to winning the White House has only grown wider in the race's final weeks.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 17:32:44 GMT
Trustees in an Ohio township are trying to resolve the fate of a private mausoleum slowly deteriorating as no one cares for the remains inside. The century-old building in Nimishillen Township near Canton was built on the grounds of the Union Cemetery Association, but the association says it's not part of the cemetery.