COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State statistics show oil production has more than doubled and natural gas has tripled in Ohio in the past year.
The Department of Natural Resources said Wednesday that more than 3.5 million barrels of oil and 164 billion cubic feet of natural gas were produced during the last three months of 2014. During the same quarter in 2013, Ohio wells produced 1.4 million barrels of oil and 43 billion cubic feet of natural gas.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A cyber protection team of soldiers from Army National Guard units in Ohio, Indiana and Michigan will be among the first of three such teams beginning work this fall to support the military's cyber defense efforts.
Ohio's interim adjutant general said Wednesday that the team will consist of 39 soldiers. Maj. Gen. Mark Bartman says the three states have many soldiers who work as civilians in information technology and academic fields. Bartman says...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers wrote hundreds of citations last weekend during a coordinated multi-state crackdown on speeding, safety belt violations and drunken driving on Interstate 75.
The patrol in Ohio wrote 322 speeding tickets, 18 for seat belt violations and arrested eight people for impaired driving during the enforcement from Friday to Sunday.
Highway patrols in Kentucky and Michigan also participated in the I-75...
EATON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio marijuana possession case involving an Indianapolis Colts running back has been continued while authorities are waiting for crime lab results.
An Eaton municipal court judge Wednesday rescheduled a pretrial conference to April 8 for Ahmad (AH'-mahd) Bradshaw. Bradshaw pleaded not guilty to the misdemeanor charge after being stopped this month by state troopers on a western Ohio interstate.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A medical examiner has ruled that former U.S. Rep. James A. Traficant Jr. died of positional and compression asphyxia after the vintage tractor he was driving tipped over backward and trapped him beneath it.
The accident occurred Sept. 24 at Traficant's family farm outside of Youngstown. The 73-year-old Traficant died at a hospice four days later.
Traficant was a beloved and controversial figure in Youngstown and the...