Ohio News

Port of Cleveland plans new US Customs facility for cruises

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Port Cleveland is planning to develop a more permanent U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility to process cruise passengers disembarking in the city on Lake Erie. The Cleveland port is planning to spend $600,000 to develop the facility for an increasing number of ...

75 years later, French ‘HistoPad’ offers new view of D-Day

By DAN SEWELL Associated Press DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The French and the Americans are working together again on a D-Day project — this time to give museum visitors the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone World War II invasion 75 years later. From the viewpoints ...

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 ...

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 ...