Stories tagged with: ohio

November 20, 2010 - 6:28pm
3 years 40 weeks ago

An Ohio coroner has released her report on the three people found dead in central Ohio last Thursday.

The coroner says Tina Herrmann, her 11-year-old son Kody Maynard, and family friend Stephanie Sprang were stabbed to death before being dismembered. All three were struck mutliple times in the back and chest with a knife. Their bodies were then cut up, placed in plastic garbage bags and lowered into a hollow tree on an Ohio wildlife preserve.

Information from the suspect...

July 14, 2010 - 4:51pm
4 years 7 weeks ago

The race for governor is on, and candidate John Kasich wants your ideas on how to "Fix Ohio now."

Kasich's campaign started a website called ""

They are asking Ohioans to talk about their problems and ideas for potential solutions. Mary Taylor is Kasich's running mate.

"We all know that Ohio is in a mess and i think many of us agree that staying on this current path is not going to fix our...

June 9, 2010 - 4:17pm
4 years 12 weeks ago

Local baseball stand out and Rosecrans grad Jerod Yakubik was selected today in the 34th round by the Los Angeles Angels. The Ohio University senior became the third Bobcat selected in this years draft.

Yakubik recorded 19 doubles this past season for the Bobcats in 243 plate appearences. He was a main stay in the lineup for Ohio, hitting safely in 22 consecutive games which ties for the 10th longest streak in MAC history. With in the conference Yakubik was first in doubles with...

May 27, 2010 - 6:52pm
4 years 14 weeks ago

The Ohio House approved a bill by a vote of 86 to 12 that does not allow teens to send electronic nude images of themselves or others through any electronic device.

Punishment for doing so would send sexting offenders to Juvenile Court. Offenders would not face serious child pornography charges nor would they have to register as a sex offender. Those in favor of the bill say that it will make minors think twice before hitting the send button.

The bill now moves on to the Ohio...

April 25, 2010 - 4:16pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

Ohio is known for its great fishing waters.

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources wants people to take advantage of them. So it's holding "Free Fishing Days" next weekend. On May 1st and 2nd, people will be allowed fish in any creek, river, or lake without a fishing license, but once these free fishing days pass, individuals will be required to purchase a 19 dollar license if they have anything further plans to remove fish, turtle, or any other creatures from Ohio's water...

April 24, 2010 - 3:29pm
4 years 18 weeks ago

The Ohio Department of Development is extending dates for its Energy Efficient Appliance Rebate Program.

It was supposed to wrap up last Monday, but Director Lisa Patt-McDaniel says Ohioans will still be able to sign their names on waiting lists until the remaining two million dollars in funding is gone.

May 24th is the set end date for gas storage and electric heat pump water heater rebates. If money is left over, Patt-McDaniel says it could transfer over to those on waiting...

April 18, 2010 - 4:49pm
4 years 19 weeks ago

Ohioans are still reeling from a sluggish economy.

That's why Governor Ted Strickland says the government needs to redouble its efforts to get things back on track.

"We have to make sure first that the safety-net programs are there for them. Then we've got to do everything we can to create jobs. If we create jobs, it will solve most of the other problems we have, " says Strickland.

Strickland says he believes the economy has bottomed out and is beginning to show...

March 27, 2010 - 5:56pm
4 years 22 weeks ago

Republican Gubernatorial Candidate, John Kasich, met with locals in New Lexington Saturday afternoon.

He took questions from the audience and listened to their concerns. Kasich has served in Congress for 18 years and after a ten year break, he is getting back into the political scene.

"I am getting back into it because I think I can help the state.  I think I know being in business for ten years, the government and balancing the federal budget...

February 3, 2010 - 4:32pm
4 years 30 weeks ago

The state of Ohio is making some changes in the Ohio Medicaid Presciption Program.

It's moving individuals under managed care prescription plans back to regular Medicaid prescription coverage. The change went into effect Monday.

"In that they may incur co-payments for name-brand prescriptions that will be a two dollar co-pay and for prescriptions that require prior authorization because there's a prescription on them, it will be a three dollar co-pay, " says Muskingum...

February 1, 2010 - 12:30am
4 years 30 weeks ago

A new report is showing that close to 14 percent of people are living in poverty across the state.

That number equates to around 1.5 million Ohioans.

"It is alarming to me, but being where I am, I can actually see it coming. It's sad, " says 94th District State Representative Troy Balderson.

Balderson says it needs to be a top priority in the state legislature to fix this problem, and he points to one area of focus.

"Job, jobs cure everything. I mean...

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