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Ohio has record low traffic deaths in 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio had a record low number of traffic deaths in 2013, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the State Highway Patrol. At least 923 people…

Cooper Tire ends buyout agreement with Apollo

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is calling off its proposed $2.2 billion sale to India’s Apollo Tyres, a deal that would have created the world’s seventh…

Ohio panel opts to add 220 area code

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Regulators have approved a plan to use a new 220 area code in parts of Ohio now covered by the 740 area code, which is expected…

Ohio town creates early Christmas for ailing youth

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio community is decking the halls to provide an early Christmas for an ailing boy with cancer who said he wanted to be…

$14k donated to suspect

BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) — More than $14,000 has been donated online to help a western Ohio woman who said she stole change from a courthouse fountain to buy food and…

Crash claims Tiffin man

FINDLAY — A Tiffin man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Monday morning in Hancock County’s Washington Township. The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office received a report of a two-vehicle injury…

Car ran red light before being struck by cruiser

UPPER ARLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — A police cruiser responding to a robbery report, lights flashing and siren blaring, struck a car at an intersection just northwest of Ohio’s capital early…

Cooper Tire agreement growing uncertain

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. shares plunged Monday as its $2.2 billion deal with Apollo Tyres Ltd. becomes more uncertain. India’s Apollo is seeking a lower price than the original…

One dead in Ohio home explosion

LIBERTY CENTER, Ohio (AP) — An explosion leveled a home in northwest Ohio on Wednesday, killing a woman and injuring a man and spreading debris around a quarter-mile area, a…

Tiffin fire victims laid to rest

TIFFIN, Ohio (AP) — A mother who lost her five children and boyfriend in a mobile home fire described the youngsters with a single word: smiley, a minister said Thursday.…