EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says a hazardous-waste incinerator in eastern Ohio released dangerous toxins into the air over the past four years, exposing those nearby to chemicals that can cause cancer, miscarriages and early death.
The federal agency found that the Heritage Thermal Services Incinerator in East Liverpool in Columbiana County emitted gases that contained high levels of toxic chemicals 195 times from November 2010 to...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — City officials are exploring the use of body cameras for Columbus officers in an attempt to strengthen the bond between police and the community.
The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/1FokbiD ) Mayor Michael Coleman made the announcement Thursday. The city will also review how police handle internal affairs complaints, and will make community forums with the chief a permanent fixture.
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge won't serve time in prison after he was found guilty of tampering with records and other charges for not disclosing his ownership interest in an office building where several lawyers have legal practices.
Former Lorain County Common Pleas Judge James Burge was instead ordered Thursday to pay $3,000 in fines for his crimes.
The 68-year-old Democrat was found guilty last month of tampering with records and...
GATES MILLS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating a crash that killed two 18-year-olds in a village east of Cleveland.
The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Medical Examiner's office has identified the victims as Alexander Doody and Joshua Weil. Both are seniors at Hawken Upper School. Police say both were killed after a vehicle veered off a road and hit a tree Thursday afternoon in Gates Mills.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state inspector general's investigation has found more than $40,000 missing from state accounts at a central Ohio prison.
An inspector general's statement Thursday says the investigation began after Department of Rehabilitation and Correction officials reported employees at Southeastern Correctional Complex in Lancaster couldn't account for $15,000 in state funds.
Corrections officials reported an employee resigned after being...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal agency says Ohio-based Nationwide Life Insurance Company agreed to pay $8 million to settle charges that the company routinely violated pricing rules in daily processing of orders for some insurance products.
A statement Thursday from the Securities and Exchange Commission says the Columbus company intentionally delayed collecting untracked mail containing variable insurance contracts and processed those customer orders at the next day's...
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $2 million bond for a northeast Ohio woman charged with murder in the suffocation death of her adult daughter.
Forty-five-year-old Janet Tyburski of Lakewood didn't enter a plea Thursday during a hearing in Elyria (eh-LEER'-ee-uh) Municipal Court. Her case was bound over to Lorain County, where it will be presented to a grand jury.
She is charged with killing 26-year-old Rachele Tyburski on March 13 at her home...