URBANA, Ohio (AP) — They got one part for the World War II-era bomber from under an elderly woman's porch in the next town, and another was bought from someone who had it hanging in a bar in Colorado. One chunk was a prop in a 1960s TV show, and the tail section was salvaged from a wreck deep in the Alaska wilderness.
When ... (full story)
PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's wildlife agency wants to know if can spur the revival of a rare fish once so plentiful in Lake Erie that they were burned for fuel in steamships.
Sturgeon were thought to be all but gone from Lake Erie less than two decades ago, but there are still a few spotted each year. Now the Ohio Depa ... (full story)
Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 800 shares of Gannett Co. for my individual retirement account in March 2009 at $2.30 a share and have a mind-blowing profit of $20,000. I bought it because my dad, who held various midlevel positions at Gannett for 31 years, believes it's the greatest newspaper company in the country, with the finest repor ... (full story)
EAST CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A deafening screech can be heard in every room at the Bird Nerds Rescue and Sanctuary.
"They're going to do that," director Connie Custer said. "They're going to want attention."
But, like children, Custer said it's sometimes better not to give the parrots what they want. It ... (full story)
Columbiana County Municipal Court Judge Carol Ann Robb has, in her words, “lived the American dream.” The judge worked her way through undergraduate school in construction, worked her way through law school and she and her husband have created careers and lives for themselves out of virtually nothing.
Judge Robb will ... (full story)
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jail officials in two Ohio counties plan to allow inmates to meet with their lawyers, family and friends using remote video access.
Montgomery and Warren counties in southwestern Ohio want to use the technology to reduce security risks and improve the use of jail staff, while offering a convenient alter ... (full story)
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Eleven children forced to sleep in cages by their adoptive parents reached a $2 million settlement with an Ohio county where three of them lived before they were placed in the home outfitted with wire and wood enclosures.
The agreement, which still needs a judge's approval, likely will bring a close to ... (full story)