DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The new racino being built in Dayton has cleared a financing hurdle.
Dayton-Montgomery County Port Authority directors voted Monday to authorize the issuance of $65 million in bonds to finance construction of the 119-acre harness-racing track that will also feature video slot machines.
Jerry Brunswick, executive director of the port authority, said the money will go toward construction materials for the $125 million project....
CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors in Cleveland are considering whether charges should be filed against private security guards who police say fatally shot a 20-year-old man during a confrontation last weekend.
Police said the incident involved five security guards from Kingdom Warrior Protection Company who were dispersing a crowd after a private party on the city's northeast side early Sunday.
The guards said Are'es Richards refused to move his car and...
MASON, Ohio (AP) — A new report says Ohio's Cedar Point and Kings Island were the most-visited theme parks in the nation last year outside of the usual hot spots in Florida and California.
The Themed Entertainment Association reports that Cedar Point in Sandusky came in 14th in the nation in attendance, and Kings Island near Cincinnati was 15th. Both had around 3.2 million visitors in 2012.
Disney's Magic Kingdom near Orlando, Fla., was the most...
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A jury in central Ohio has ruled that a church should pay $3.6 million to a woman who was sexually assaulted by a former pastor when she was a teenager.
The jury in Delaware County, near Columbus, found Monday that Grace Brethren Church was negligent in supervising pastor Brian L. Williams. He pleaded guilty to assaulting the girl in 2008 and is serving an eight-year prison sentence.