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University of Findlay gets $611K for derailment training

October 4, 2015

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — A training center at the University of Findlay has received a $610,000 federal grant to train emergency responders on how to deal with train derailments involving hazardous... more »»

Ohio mom says son knew risks of painkiller-laced heroin

October 4, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio mother whose adult son died of a drug overdose this year says he knew the risks posed by painkiller-laced heroin flooding the state. more »»

Dayton gears up for LGBT Film Festival's 10th anniversary

October 4, 2015

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton is gearing up for events celebrating the 10th anniversary of the LGBT Film Festival in October.

The Dayton Daily News reports (http://bit. more »»

'Pop up' library on wheels brings books to events

October 4, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The bell rang, and students at Stevenson Elementary dashed for the door. more »»

Ohio State lags behind peer schools in tech license income

October 4, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A partnership between Ohio State University and the Cleveland Clinic is losing momentum as the school lags behind other Big Ten schools in technology licensing income. more »»

Proximity of marijuana grow site in Ohio concerns schools

October 4, 2015

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio school district with a campus near a proposed marijuana growing site is opposing a state ballot issue that would legalize pot. more »»

Pedestrian struck, killed by police cruiser near Cleveland

October 4, 2015

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities near Cleveland say a police cruiser responding to an emergency call struck and killed a man crossing a street. more »»

Search continues in Ohio for toddler missing since Friday

October 4, 2015

NORTH BLOOMFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The search in northeastern Ohio is continuing for a toddler who disappeared Friday night from her great-grandmother's hous. more »»

Bill would ban sexual conduct between school staff, students

October 4, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker wants to add school employees to the list of those who could face criminal charges for engaging in sexual conduct with minor students. more »»

Ohio's AG: About 9,000 rape kits tested for DNA matches

October 4, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's forensic scientists have tested about 9,000 rape kits submitted by law enforcement agencies around Ohio to check for possible DNA matches. more »»

Death penalty opponents walk to protest capital punishment

October 4, 2015

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Death penalty opponents plan to walk from the prison where Ohio inmates are executed to the Statehouse as part of a capital punishment protes. more »»

NY woman accused in Ohio of contaminating son's feeding tube

October 3, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — A New York mother is accused of putting something dangerous in her son's feeding tube while he was being treated for a rare disease at a Cincinnati hospital. more »»

Crisis-hit Apollo 13 astronaut honored in Ohio

October 3, 2015

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The commander of the crisis-struck Apollo 13 has been awarded the first Neil Armstrong Outstanding Achievement Awar. more »»

Center starts program to help youngsters detox from opiates

October 3, 2015

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A health center in northeast Ohio has established a program to help youngsters detox from opiates such as heroin.

The Akron Beacon Journal reports (http://bi. more »»

FBI joins search for Ohio toddler reported missing by family

October 3, 2015

NORTH BLOOMFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff in northeastern Ohio says state and federal officers are joining in the search for a toddler whose family says the little girl wandered away while staying... more »»

News Guide: Key elements of ballot question to legalize pot

October 3, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans will decide in the Nov. more »»

News Guide: Ohioans to decide how to redraw political maps

October 3, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal on the fall ballot seeks to overhaul how Ohio draws its legislative districts after state lawmakers struck a bipartisan deal last year to change the... more »»

News Guide: Vote to ban monopolies could nix pot issue

October 3, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters will decide this fall whether to prevent monopolies from being inserted into the state constitution, in a vote that sets up an Election Day showdown with a... more »»

Ohioans make extra cash selling homegrown ginseng

October 3, 2015

RUTLAND, Ohio (AP) — To the unpracticed eye, the cluster of green leaves poking up from the forest floor looked like any other plant. more »»

Public defender says court appointed defense pays little

October 3, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio public defender says qualified lawyers are increasingly cutting back on court-appointed work representing poor defendants and leaving that work to less-experienced... more »»

Ohio authorities searching for toddler reported missing

October 3, 2015

NORTH BLOOMFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Search teams in northeastern Ohio are out looking for a toddler after her family says she wandered away while staying at her great-grandmother's house. more »»


Belmont County Commissioners Meeting October 7, 2015

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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