Home / Ohio News (page 30)

Ohio News

The Latest: Weinstein spokeswoman wants #MeToo recognition

NEW YORK (AP) – The Latest on the Pulitzer Prizes (all times local): 6:40 p.m. A spokeswoman for Harvey Weinstein says she hopes that the activist who founded the #MeToo movement gets as much recognition as the journalists who won Pulitzers for revealing sexual harassment and assault allegations against the …

Read More »

Pennsylvania House votes to ban abortions for Down syndrome

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – A proposal to prohibit abortions in Pennsylvania when the sole reason is that the fetus has or may have Down syndrome is headed to the state Senate after passing the House by a comfortable margin. The Republican-majority House voted Monday 139 to 56 for a bill …

Read More »

Cincinnati newspaper wins Pulitzer for heroin reporting

By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press CINCINNATI (AP) – The Cincinnati Enquirer’s weeklong examination of the many ways the heroin crisis is impacting its community has won the Pulitzer Prize for local reporting. Cheers, hugs and champagne toasts swept the newsroom Monday after the announcements of journalism’s most prestigious prizes at Columbia …

Read More »

Florida-bound plane crashes in rural Ohio, killing 2 people

COSHOCTON, Ohio (AP) – Authorities say a single-engine plane headed to Florida has crashed in rural Ohio, killing two people on board. The Federal Aviation Administration says the Beechcraft Bonanza went down Monday morning in a wooded area of Coshocton (kuh-SHAHK’-tuhn) County, roughly 60 miles (97 kilometers) northeast of Columbus. …

Read More »

Correction: Fertility Clinic Failures story

CLEVELAND (AP) – In a story April 11 about an Ohio fertility clinic, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the status of two doctors. Dr. James Goldfarb will remain director of the University Hospitals Fertility Center and focus on coordinating patient care; he was not replaced as director of the …

Read More »

Convicted ex-high school athlete wants off sex offender list

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINSAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – A judge is deciding whether a man convicted as a juvenile of raping a 16-year-old girl should be removed from Ohio’s sex offender listings. Judge Thomas Lipps has scheduled a hearing Thursday in juvenile court in Steubenville in the case of former …

Read More »

City lawmakers call special session on death of trapped teen

By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press CINCINNATI (AP) – Council members in Cincinnati have called a special meeting on the death of a 16-year-old boy who called 911 twice after getting trapped by a minivan’s rear bench in his school’s parking lot. The city’s Law and Public Safety Committee will meet Tuesday …

Read More »

Ex-speaker’s Ohio House seat will go to GOP primary winner

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The winner of the Republican primary will hold ex-Speaker Cliff Rosenberger’s vacant Ohio House seat for the rest of the year. The Hillsboro Times-Gazette reports that is the deal struck by Rosenberger’s GOP caucus, which has the job of appointing his successor. The 36-year-old Rosenberger, of …

Read More »

Trial on hold, but attention remains on baby death case

By DAN SEWELLAssociated Press LEBANON, Ohio (AP) – A former high school cheerleader’s trial on charges she killed and buried her newborn baby near her family’s house in an Ohio village is on hold as intense attention and speculation swirl around the case. Attorneys for Brooke Skylar Richardson want a …

Read More »

Center will now be Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum

OWENSBORO, Ky. (AP) – A Kentucky building will be the Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum when it opens in October after a name change. The Owensboro Messenger-Inquirer reports the International Bluegrass Music Center has been talked about for years but, museum executive director Chris Joslin says people didn’t …

Read More »