NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The supervisor for the Ottawa National Forest in Michigan is taking the same job with the Wayne National Forest in Ohio.
A statement from the U.S. Forest Service says Tony Scardina expects to start work at the southeast Ohio forest in early May. He'll replace longtime Forest Service employee Anne Carney, who retired earlier this year.
Scardina has worked with the Forest Service since 2004. His roles have included being...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A civil rights organization wants the Ohio Supreme Court to prohibit juvenile courts from shackling youths without first holding a hearing to determine if restraints are necessary.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio filed the request Monday asking for a ruling prohibiting Hamilton County Juvenile Court in Cincinnati from shackling youths in court without a hearing. The ACLU also asks that all Ohio juvenile courts be ordered to hold such...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Public health officials say 16 mumps cases have been confirmed in an outbreak at Ohio State University.
Columbus Public Health spokesman Jose Rodriguez says officials expect to see more cases because those who contract the virus can be contagious for weeks and about one-third of them generally don't show symptoms.
Doctors are concerned the contagious infection might spread to other areas as many students are traveling away from...
AUSTINTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The operator of a new racino in northeastern Ohio has reached an agreement with the horse racing industry over the number of horse stalls to be built at the track, along with other terms.
The deal comes after state horse racing officials had said they would hold off on approving racing dates for the facility until the number of horse stalls at the Austintown racino was settled.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio's U.S. senators and other members of the state's congressional delegation are pushing for extension of a health coverage tax credit they say is particularly important for Delphi salaried retirees.
The letter from Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown and Republican Sen. Rob Portman also has bipartisan support from House members including Democrat Tim Ryan and Republican Mike Turner. Their House districts include many of some 5,000 Ohioans who saw...
FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A hearing has begun for a southwest Ohio teacher who was suspended after allegedly telling a black student that the nation doesn't need another black president.
Teacher Gil Voigt (VOYT) told The Cincinnati Enquirer (http://cin.ci/OdOy1K ) Monday as he walked into the closed hearing he had requested that Fairfield school officials are trying to end his career. He has said previously he was misquoted.