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State officials are preparing to invest $88.5 million to upgrade and modernize trails, campgrounds and recreational facilities in Ohio's state parks over the next two years.
Attorneys for two women held in a Cleveland home and abused for a decade say Joan Rivers should apologize for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity they experienced.
Robert Heard, who reported on Texas state government, politics and sports for The Associated Press, has died.
A natural gas explosion that leveled a vacant home and damaged 48 nearby structures in southwest Ohio is considered suspicious, authorities said.
Demonstrators gathered in Cincinnati's Fountain Square to protest new language in contracts for teachers in southwest Ohio Roman Catholic schools that place more restrictions on personal behavior.
With a contested primary election less than two weeks away, House Speaker John Boehner is making the rounds of his western Ohio district.
U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Marietta, paid a visit to Ohio Coatings Monday to tour the facility and listen in on what's in store for the future of the company and the currently shuttered Ohio Cold Rolling Co.
An expedition is heading out this week to recover the remaining gold from a sunken 19th-century steamship that yielded an estimated $50 million a quarter century ago before legal challenges shut down the recovery.
Secretary of State Jon Husted says 73,207 residents already have cast absentee ballots, while 155,093 ballots have been requested since the early voting period began for most on April 1. Absentee voting for military and overseas voters started March 22. The deadline to request an early ballot is noon on May 3. Ohioans can vote absentee without ... (more)
An Ohio man who was 19 when he made a false distress call that triggered a massive, 21-hour search on Lake Erie must pay $489,000 in restitution to the U.S. and Canadian agencies involved in the needless rescue effort, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
Police detectives in Portland, Ore., say a man fatally shot by an officer last month had been stalking young women in a van containing ropes, zip ties and pornographic magazines featuring teenage girls.
The Democratic Party has asked 15 mayors to submit formal bids to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention, an event that could cost a city as much as $60 million but the payout could be triple the investment or more.
COLUMBUS: Opponents of a bill turning back Ohio's alternative energy targets say the Senate utilities chairman has disrespected and intimidated witnesses during hearings on the measure, allegations he denies.
The Vindicator reports that the dog named Teddie was shot Sunday night in the parking lot of an apartment house next to the owner's north Youngstown residence.
Authorities searching for the cause of a southwest Ohio explosion that leveled a vacant home began excavating rubble from the basement area.
The Dayton Fire Department says it's looking into the cause of the blast that occurred at about 10:15 a.m. Monday.