KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio community is collecting donations to provide clothes and Christmas gifts for survivors of four family members killed in a house fire.
Authorities confirmed Friday that the fire a day earlier in the Dayton suburb of Kettering killed a woman, her two young sons and her father. The Montgomery County coroner's office identified them as 4-yr-old Shaun Mobley Jr., 2-year-old Jacob Mobley, 36-yr-old Alicia Mobley and 76-year-old Forrest...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an ongoing drug trafficking investigation in southwest Ohio led to the seizure of illegal drugs with an estimated street value of more than $1 million.
A statement from Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says a new organized crime task force served warrants this week in Tipp City, New Carlisle and Huber Heights. DeWine says investigators confiscated large amounts of heroin, cocaine and methamphetamine.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury has reached a verdict in the federal retrial for a man charged in the arson deaths of a woman and eight children during a Cleveland birthday sleepover — the city's deadliest house fire.
The jury in federal court deliberated for hours before reaching the verdict Friday in the case of 30-year-old Antun (AN'-ton) Lewis.
He was convicted at his first trial in the 2005 fire. The conviction was overturned based on a defense...
KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a house fire killed a woman, her two young sons and her 76-year-old father in southwest Ohio.
A spokeswoman with the Montgomery County coroner's office says 4-yr-old Shaun Mobley Jr., 2-year-old Jacob Mobley, and 36-yr-old Alicia Mobley died in the fire Thursday at their home in the Dayton suburb of Kettering.
The coroner's office earlier identified the fourth victim as Forrest Carroll. Kettering police...
DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has ordered the destruction of "obscene" evidence in the case of the rape and killing of an expectant mother.
The evidence includes video, photos and audio seized by authorities investigating Deanna Ballman's 2012 death. The Delaware County Prosecutor's Office argued the material is obscene and shows acts that Ballman couldn't have consented to because she was unconscious.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state watchdog is referring 18 more Ohio wildlife officers for possible criminal prosecution after a follow-up investigation into illegal hunting while on duty uncovered additional cases across the state.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said Friday it immediately would place 17 officers on administrative duty and remove their law enforcement powers pending an internal investigation. The 18th officer, a supervisor, has retired....
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled arguments in a closely-watched lawsuit that challenges the state's authority to supersede local zoning laws with centralized regulation of oil and gas drilling.
The case brought by Munroe Falls, an Akron suburb, against Beck Energy Corp. will be argued Feb. 26.
It centers on a Beck project that began on private property in 2011 with state permission. In the process, the city contends the...
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a southeastern Ohio county have apologized for a scenario they used for an emergency-responder drill that offended some people.
The Athens County Emergency Management Agency and the Athens County Local Emergency Planning Committee issued an apology on Thursday for using a scenario involving a fake anti-fracking extremist group.
Activists protesting the hydraulic fracturing — or fracking — process of natural gas...