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Famous hippo Fiona nearing 1st birthday

CINCINNATI – Some days, it's more like being a Hollywood star's agent than a communications official for the zoo. That's what...

January 20, 2018 1:00 am


Ohio unemployment rate drops in December

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- State officials say Ohio's unemployment rate dropped to 4.7 percent in December but remained higher than the national...

January 19, 2018 12:10 pm


US judges rule for Mexican woman who was deported in 2017

A federal appeals court is ordering U.S. immigration authorities to reconsider the case of a Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children who...

January 18, 2018 11:30 am


Ohio Guard names veteran pilot first female base commander

MANSFIELD, Ohio -- The Ohio National Guard has named a veteran pilot the first female commander of a Guard air base in the state.

January 17, 2018 12:30 pm


Bail tops $1M for man charged after hostage standoff

A magistrate has set bonds totaling more than $1 million for a man accused of firing shots while using a 10-year-old boy as a shield during...

January 16, 2018 2:50 pm


Helicopter for utility work crashes into field, killing 2

STONY RIDGE, Ohio -- Authorities say a helicopter crashed into a snowy Ohio field, killing the two people on board.

January 15, 2018 3:00 pm


Officials want aviation hall of fame ceremony back in Ohio

The Ohio community where the National Aviation Hall of Fame enshrinement ceremony was held for decades before moving to Fort Worth, Texas,...

January 15, 2018 10:50 am


Ohio Turnpike giving communication radios to fire, police

The commission that oversees the Ohio Turnpike is giving about 250 of its used communication radios to fire and police department in...

January 15, 2018 8:40 am


Visitors to Air Force Museum drop for third consecutive year

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force says the number of visitors to the southwest Ohio facility dropped for the third straight year.

January 14, 2018 11:10 am


Ohio teacher on leave after 'lynching' remark

MASON, Ohio – A white teacher who admitted telling a black student he would be lynched by his classmates if he didn't get back to...

January 14, 2018 1:00 am


Teacher threatens black student with lynching for talking

A white social studies teacher at an Ohio middle school told a 13-year-old black student he would be lynched if he didn't stop talking...

January 13, 2018 1:00 am


Defiance County issues snow emergency

Defiance County, Ohio, is under a Level 1 snow emergency, Sheriff Douglas J. Engel has ordered.

January 12, 2018 5:13 pm


Opera, orchestra team up to tell story of 1913 flood

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- An opera company and an orchestra are teaming up to tell the story of Ohio's worst weather disaster.

January 11, 2018 1:20 pm


Hunters check more than 13,000 deer in muzzleloader season

COLUMBUS, Ohio -- State officials say hunters checked more than 13,000 white-tailed deer during Ohio's recent muzzleloader season.

January 11, 2018 1:20 pm


Ohio among states whose Amazon pitches aren't public

Republican Gov. John Kasich has made no apologies for championing the confidentiality of Ohio's job-creation office.

January 11, 2018 12:30 pm