TROY, Ohio (AP) — A western Ohio county is moving closer to reopening a jail pod after commissioners expressed support for the action.
The Dayton Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1PJji8x ) the 60-person pod at the Miami County incarceration Facility in Troy would be used for the county's female inmates. They are currently being sent to Shelby County's jail. Other agencies could also rent space in the pod.
FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is asking residents near the northwestern Ohio city of Findlay to help with mapping a diversion channel that's part of its flood control plan for the area.
The Courier newspaper (http://bit.ly/1NHcDWp ) in Findlay reports the agency wants residents to let it know about historic properties or places of cultural value that might affect the nine-mile diversion channel.
CINCINNATI (AP) — Economic researchers expect Ohio retail spending to grow above national projections during the pivotal holiday shopping period that picks up later this week with Thanksgiving and Black Friday sales.
The University of Cincinnati Economics Center projects retail sales to rise 4.2 percent in the November-December period, a boost of $600 million over the 2014 season. The National Retail Federation expects holiday spending this year to jump nationally by 3.7...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Family members of a slain 12-year-old boy are among those who have gathered for a vigil Sunday in Cleveland marking the one-year anniversary of the fatal police shooting.
People prayed and observed a moment of silence at the Cudell Recreation Center area where Tamir Rice was shot a year ago Sunday. The black Cleveland boy was carrying a pellet gun when shot by a white officer.
Some 60 people including his mother and sister also took...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The daughter of Somali immigrants in Columbus and a Youngstown State University senior are among the 32 American men and women chosen as Rhodes Scholars to pursue post-graduate studies at Oxford University.
The Rhodes Trust announced recipients Sunday.
They include Ohio State University graduate Ilhan Dahir, who is on a Fulbright Fellowship teaching English in Turkey. She did her senior thesis on the role of western foreign fighters...