Ohio News

State now selling multiyear licenses to hunters, anglers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hunters and anglers in Ohio can now buy multiyear licenses from the state. Ohio's Department of Natural Resources said the sale of multiyear licenses to state residents began Tuesday. Anglers and hunters can purchase 3-year, 5-year, 10-year and lifetime hunting or ...

Flight delayed after woman brings squirrel on plane

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Police had to remove a woman who brought an "emotional support squirrel" on a Frontier Airlines flight headed from Orlando, Florida, to Cleveland. Frontier says the passenger had noted in her reservation that she was bringing an emotional support animal with her on ...

Toledo says tests show season’s algae bloom is over

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo officials say three consecutive weeks of tests found no toxic microcystin in raw water drawn from the city's Lake Erie intake crib and that this year's algae bloom is over. The Blade reports University of Toledo algae researcher Tom Bridgeman agrees. He says the ...

Honda demonstrates ‘smart intersection’ technology in Ohio

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Honda and a central Ohio city have teamed up to display "smart intersection" technology designed to make pedestrians and motorists safer by sending audio and visual warnings about potential danger to small screens on vehicle windshields. The Columbus Dispatch reports ...

John Glenn’s suburban Maryland house sells for $1.3 million

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) — The suburban Maryland home of the late John Glenn has been sold for $1.3 million. WTOP in Washington reported Saturday that the dwelling that belonged to the former astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio had been on the market for five months. The Bethesda house sold at ...

Largest Ohio Catholic diocese to expand abusive priests list

By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press Ohio's largest Roman Catholic diocese will join three other dioceses in the state and release a list of priests who have been removed from their posts because of sexual abuse and misconduct allegations. The Diocese of Cleveland's list will include the names of ...

Ohio family purchases US flag shredded by Hurricane Florence

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio family says they bought the U.S. flag captured on a live camera as it was being torn to shreds by Hurricane Florence to honor the memory of a family member who recently died from cancer. Mike Caruso, of Cincinnati says his family was motivated by the tattered flag's ...

Man pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of Cleveland officer

CLEVELAND (AP) — A motorist arrested in the hit-and-run death of a Cleveland police patrolman has pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and other charges. Forty-six-year-old Israel Alvarez also pleaded guilty Wednesday to charges including driving under the influence and drug ...

Male polar bear to move to Ohio zoo for potential breeding

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — A zoo in central Ohio says an 18-year-old polar bear will be arriving at the facility this fall to be introduced to twin polar bear sisters for potential breeding. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says it will be welcoming a male polar bear named Lee from the Denver ...

Ohio judge disturbed by 6 inmate jail deaths in 4 months

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland judge says he'll no longer send people charged with non-violent crimes to the county jail after six inmates died in four months. Cleveland Municipal Judge Michael Nelson says he's trying to meet with officials at Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Jail to figure ...