DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The family of a southwest Ohio college student struck by lightning says he is beginning a long and difficult recovery.
The University of Dayton shared the update on 23-year-old senior Sean Ferguson on their website Thursday. The marketing major from Pittsburgh was struck by lightning last week near the university's fitness center.
The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV report Ferguson was transported to a Pittsburgh hospital earlier...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say dozens of local governments have responded with interest to an invitation from Ohio's treasurer to put spending information online.
Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel (man-DEHL') last week sent a letter to government and school officials throughout the state asking them to place their checkbooks online. The request included an offer to partner with Mandel's office with no cost to local governments.
KIRTLAND HILLS, Ohio (AP) — A former police chief has been sentenced to two years in prison for stealing from the northeast Ohio village he served.
Former Kirtland Hills Chief Gerald Smith Jr. was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Cleveland after previously pleading guilty to one count each of mail fraud, and destruction, alteration or falsification of records in a federal investigation.
Prosecutors say he defrauded the village out of at least $...
PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Animal Protective League says it has confiscated 33 shih tzus from a home in Parma Heights.
The humane agency removed 24 dogs and nine puppies from an owner on Thursday after receiving a tip.
League director Sharon Harvey tells The Plain Dealer in Cleveland (http://bit.ly/1cB6sbm ) that the dogs are underweight and that many of them have severely matted hair. She says a few dogs might need to have their paws...