CLEVELAND (AP) — The unrelenting winter is turning out to be particularly bitter for Ohio's maple syrup producers.
Syrup season in the state typically begins by mid-February, but many producers still haven't tapped their trees. The Plain Dealer reports (http://bit.ly/1bOZHBb) that's because of the unusually frigid February.
Ideal syrup conditions are warm days followed by below-freezing nights.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Many of the cats cared for by an Ohio woman who police say was fatally mauled by two dogs have been put up for adoption at an animal shelter.
The Animal Resource Center in Dayton said it is waiving adoption fees for the cats that Kalona Richey was caring for when she died Feb. 7. The 57-year-old woman's family asked that people adopt a pet in her memory.
The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/1dO5u5d ) reports that Richey was caring...
HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — The speeding cameras have gone dark in another Ohio community, after the latest in a string of court rulings against automated traffic enforcement.
A Butler County judge last week ordered the village of New Miami to hit stop, saying motorists' due process rights were being violated. That followed a strong rebuke of speeding cameras in another village by a Hamilton County judge who called them a scam. Appellate rulings have gone against cameras in...
WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Forecasters expect Ohioans to get some bone-chilling weather as a new winter storm blasts across much of the state.
The middle and southern parts of the state were getting the most snow Sunday, with accumulations ranging from 1 to 6 inches in many areas. The concern across northern Ohio was dropping temperatures, with wind chills expected below zero in many areas.
Local officials in Ohio communities are trying to use road...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say an 8-year-old Cincinnati boy playing with a gun that he and his two brothers thought was a BB gun has been shot in the chest and killed.
Cincinnati Police Lt. Don Luck tells the Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/MEPmM3 ) that the three boys were visiting an uncle when one pulled the trigger of a handgun that they thought was a BB gun and hit Sammy Lorenzo in the chest around 3:15 p.m. Saturday.
MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a police officer has been critically injured and another man seriously injured in a two-vehicle crash in northeast Ohio.
The State Highway Patrol's Medina post says 43-year-old Jack Justice, of Valley City, was traveling on a road in Medina County early Saturday morning when a pickup truck driver failed to make a curve traveling northbound and drove off the road. The patrol says 23-year-old Dalton Phillips, of Columbia Station, then...