CLEVELAND (AP) — FirstEnergy is preparing to demolish its century-old power plant in Cleveland.
The Plain Dealer reports (http://bit.ly/1X2xP0Z ) the company shut down the last of its Lake Shore power plant's coal-fired boilers in April. That was three years after the company announced it would close its Lake Erie plants rather than spend millions of dollars upgrading pollution control equipment for their coal-burning boilers.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say part of a two-story building collapsed the central Ohio village of West Jefferson, sending at least one person to the hospital with minor injuries.
A dispatcher with the West Jefferson police says three people were reportedly in the building when part of it collapsed around 6:30 a.m. Sunday. The dispatcher says at least one was taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries and later released.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has thrown out most of the lawsuit challenging Ohio Gov. John Kasich and the Legislature's 2013 decision to use $930 million of Ohio Turnpike tolls to fund non-turnpike highway and construction projects.
Northeast Ohio Media Group reports (http://bit.ly/1Vb3Dih ) that U.S. District Judge Dan Polster's ruling says Ohio Turnpike Commission money benefits turnpike users, even if it's not used for turnpike maintenance.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a man riding a bicycle is suspected of fatally shooting another man in an armed robbery attempt in Cleveland.
The Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1hMIInz ) reports that the bicyclist is accused of killing a man who was walking with another man early Saturday in Cleveland. Police say the suspect apparently rode up behind the two pedestrians, pointed a gun at them and tried to rob them.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A U.S. Navy combat veteran will give the keynote speech at Ohio's conference for women veterans to be held in Columbus.
The Ohio Department of Veterans Services says veteran Amanda Wirtz will address the conference at the Hilton Columbus at Easton on Sept. 12. She will share her story of overcoming significant health challenges.
State officials say the conference provides a networking forum for women veterans and provides them...