COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Supporters of the fired Ohio State University marching band director are out in force for a meeting of the university trustees.
Dozens of alumni musicians and other supporters of Jonathan Waters gathered for Friday's meeting, serenading the event with fight songs and anthems familiar to fans of what's known as The Best Damn Band in The Land. A pro-Waters banner was flown overhead.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief says applications for absentee ballots will be mailed Friday to all registered voters in the state.
Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO'-sted) says more than 6 million registered voters should receive the applications within a few days. Another round of applications will be sent in early October to those who register or update their information after Aug. 1.
BRECKSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A body found in a river in the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) Valley National Park has been identified as a woman who was reported missing last week.
Two park rangers found the body around 6 p.m. Thursday north of Highland Road Bridge in Brecksville. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner confirmed Friday it was the body of 30-year-old Hillary Sharma.
Sharma of Eastlake was last seen Aug. 19. Her car was found around midnight Aug....
BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for the parents of a man fatally shot by police at an Ohio Wal-Mart say they were encouraged by their meeting with a federal prosecutor about the investigation.
John Crawford III was shot Aug. 5 in Beavercreek. Officers said he didn't respond to orders to drop an air rifle. His family says the shooting wasn't justified. Attorney Michael Wright and Crawford's parents met Thursday with U.S. Attorney Carter Stewart to ask federal...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a former Ohio deputy treasurer facing 15 years in prison for bribery and conspiracy in the U.S. and who fled to Pakistan should be sentenced in absentia.
The government says Amer Ahmad (ah-MEER' ah-MED') had a forged Mexican passport, a fraudulent Pakistani birth certificate, a false Pakistani visa and $175,000 when he was arrested in Pakistan in April.
Prosecutors said in a court filing Thursday that...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is promoting annual cost-of-living increases for judges as a way of keeping judges on the bench and making the profession attractive to new candidates.
Maureen O'Connor says choosing a career in public service shouldn't mean being saddled with a stagnant salary, with judges now going without a raise since 2008.
O'Connor said Thursday in her annual state of the judiciary speech that...