Blan Police: Couple barricaded young children in rooms; charged with Endangering Children

A Blanchester couple was charged with Child Endangering Monday after a 2-year-old child was found wandering the neighborhood unattended and police say...

February 9th, 2016 |  


Blan man charged with rape of minor

Blan man charged with rape of minor

A man was arrested Friday in Blanchester and charged with Rape and Gross Sexual Imposition.On Friday afternoon, Feb. 5, Blanchester Police assisted th...

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  


Ohio close to needing $1B prison due to population

CHILLICOTHE (AP) — The head of Ohio’s prisons says the state is close to needing a new prison, but he won’t ask for the estimated $1...

February 9th, 2016 |  



Man shoots himself to death on steps of Ohio Statehouse

COLUMBUS (AP) — Authorities say a man has killed himself on the steps of the Ohio Statehouse.State Highway Patrol officials tell the Columbus Di...

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  


Paltrow describes years of messages from accused Ohio stalker

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The letters addressed to Gwyneth Paltrow came for years, often with unsolicited items ranging from pornography and sex toys t...

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  


Ohio reports first Zika virus case in woman who visited Haiti

Ohio reports first Zika virus case in woman who visited Haiti

COLUMBUS — Health officials say Ohio has a second Zika virus case, involving a 21-year-old Stark County man who traveled to Haiti. The announcem...

February 9th, 2016 updated: February 9th, 2016. |  


State: Painkillerprescriptionsare declining

COLUMBUS (AP) — Painkiller prescribing continues to fall in Ohio as health and law enforcement authorities battle a deadly addictions epidemic, ...

February 8th, 2016 |  


0.5 percent county sales tax may roll off

0.5 percent county sales tax may roll off

WILMINGTON — Clinton County Commissioners President Mike Curry recommended Monday that the county’s 0.5 percent sales tax not be renewed w...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Travel fund for Kasich security tops $350K

Travel fund for Kasich security tops $350K

COLUMBUS (AP) — The cost of Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s security detail has skyrocketed since the Republican governor began running for presid...

February 8th, 2016 |  


Ohio father, son arrests follow retail theft trend

MONROE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the recent arrest of a father and son in an undercover sting in which they believed they were buying stolen ...

February 8th, 2016 |