Tue, 06 Dec 2016 23:28:42 GMT
There had been an apparent abduction attempt at the home, local authorities said in a news release. A 10-year-old girl ran into her father's room that night, screaming, according to the release.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 21:19:58 GMT
At neighborhood meetings this fall, Whaley made a habit of bringing up autonomous vehicles and the huge changes they would bring to Ohio. No one ever asked Whaley follow-up questions; they just stared in silence.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 19:04:43 GMT
An Ohio Republican official says she has the backing of President-elect Donald Trump to unseat the state's GOP chairman, who was slow to back the party's nominee. Jane Murphy Timken, vice chairwoman of the Stark County Republican Party, announced in a letter to state party officials that she would challenge the leadership of Ohio GOP chairman Matt Borges, reported the Cincinnati Enquirer .
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:48:07 GMT
Authorities have identified the two adults and two girls killed in a fire at an Ohio home that lacked smoke detectors, and they're considering whether the rental property's owner should be cited. Firefighters say an Akron ordinance requires homes there to have working smoke detectors.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:43:49 GMT
A collection of housing and civil-rights groups has sued the federal government over alleged housing discrimination in 38 cities including Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and Toledo. The suit accuses Fannie Mae of maintaining its foreclosed properties better in white neighborhoods than in black and Hispanic neighborhoods.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:50:13 GMT
A federal judge in Youngstown tossed a California atheist's lawsuit that said having "In God We Trust" on U.S. currency violates the constitutional separation of church and state. U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson wrote in a Nov. 30 opinion that Sacramento doctor and lawyer Michael Newdow and the other plaintiffs can't show that having the phrase on a dollar bill hinders their right to exercise their religious beliefs, or their lack thereof.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 05:00:41 GMT
Republican strength in state capitols offers the party a rare chance to pursue amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Here's a look at the procedures for proposing and ratifying amendments, as well as some prospective amendments.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 01:08:05 GMT
Police say an Ohio college student accused of stabbing his roommate and fellow student in the chest during a fight over fast food has been charged with felonious assault. An Akron police statement Monday said 22-year-old University of Akron student Kendall Scheid is charged in the stabbing Saturday at an off-campus apartment.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:01:45 GMT
Attorneys for Ohio death row inmate Tyrone Noling released a video on Monday that argues that their client didn't kill Bearnhardt and Cora Hartig, an elderly couple gunned down in their tidy ranch in Portage County in 1990. "Tyrone Noling: A Case of Innocence," created for the defense team by Off Center Media, focuses on the key aspects of the troubling conviction, including the fact that no physical evidence has ever linked Noling to the crime.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 18:50:16 GMT
A 22-year-old man accused of plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol in support of the Islamic State group will soon find out how many more years he must serve in prison. Christopher Lee Cornell of suburban Cincinnati was arrested by the FBI Jan. 14, 2015.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 16:40:06 GMT
Prosecutors in Ohio have charged a teenager whose gun got into the hands of a 7-year-old who accidentally shot a 3-year-old boy to death. Authorities in Toledo filed charges of complicity to negligent homicide and failure to secure firearms against the 15-year-old late last week in juvenile court.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 14:32:47 GMT
The stepfather of a 2-year-old girl who was fatally shot has been charged with child endangering in northwest Ohio. The Blade in Toledo reports that court documents indicate 27-year-old Turhan Johnson told police he left a handgun unsecured in his home.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 10:15:56 GMT
The head of the Ohio Republican Party is likely to have a challenger to his re-election to that position next month. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 06:27:24 GMT
Daniel DiBiasio, president of Ohio Northern Univeristy in Ada receives $394,839 in compensation per year according to a new report. Presidents of Ohio Northern University and Heidelberg University appear on a just-released list of highest paid private university presidents in the state of Ohio.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 02:39:56 GMT
After days of national mourning and a tour of his ashes t... . Children stand behind a portrait of the late cuban leader Fidel Castro as they wait for the arrival of the motorcade carrying the ashes of Castro at the Cespedes park in Santiago, Cuba, Saturday, Dec. 3, 2016.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 22:49:44 GMT
President-elect Donald Trump stood onstage during the debut night of his "Thank you" tour and teased that he was about announce a surprise Cabinet pick. As President-elect Donald Trump stood onstage during the debut night of his "Thank you" tour and teased that he was about to announce a surprise Cabinet pick, some in the Ohio crowd bellowed: "No Romney! No Romney!" Authorities in North Dakota say they'll move away from a bridge near the main Dakota Access pipeline protest camp by Sunday afternoon if demonstrators agree to certain conditions.
Sun, 04 Dec 2016 19:08:42 GMT
Trump's administration selections have largely been cheered by close allies and supporters. Many have deep ties to Washington and Wall Street that would seem contradictory to the populist, outsider campaign Trump ran with a promise to But the possible selection of Romney, who is on Trump's shortlist for Secretary of State despite being a forceful critic throughout the campaign, has been met with trepidation from many of the working-class voters that propelled the Republican to his astonishing victory.