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Ohio gas prices approach $4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio motorists are grumbling as gas prices begin to hover around $4 a gallon. Rising oil prices amid fears about refinery problems in the Great Lakes have…

Teen pleads not guilty

OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy charged with killing two teenage brothers in northwest Ohio has pleaded not guilty. Michael Aaron Fay entered the pleas during an arraignment Tuesday…

Cleveland man arraigned on rape, kidnap charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man was arraigned Thursday on charges of rape and kidnapping after three women missing for about a decade and one of their young daughters were…

Cleveland suspect helped neighbors look for missing

CLEVELAND (AP) — In the years after his friend’s daughter vanished while walking home from school, Ariel Castro handed out fliers with the 14-year-old’s photo and performed music at a…

Police say gang violence is increasing in Toledo

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say gangs in a northwest Ohio city have become increasingly violent over the past couple of decades even as gang-related homicides were reported to be…

Ohio Senate ready to outlaw internet cafés

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — At the urging of some of the state’s top law enforcers, the once reticent Ohio Senate has decided to move forward with a ban on Internet…

Nurse pleads guilty in murder-for-hire case

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former Cleveland Clinic nurse accused of trying to hire an emergency room patient to kill a woman pleaded guilty Thursday in a murder-for-hire plot. Andrew…

Findlay on alert as flood-prone river rises

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — The rise of a flood-prone river in northwest Ohio was lessening Friday morning as city officials continued to keep a close eye on the weather and…

Cincinnati casino draws $21 million

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio’s newest casino raked in $21 million during its first month of operation as the state’s three other casinos saw double-digit percent increases in their revenues, according…

Portman: Individual choice on marriage

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Republican U.S. senator who last month shook up the gay marriage debate by announcing his support says he has been asked a lot about his…