Preliminary figures for the 2012 Census of Agriculture show that Ohio is doing better than the nation as a whole when it comes to value of its crops.
In several cases, Ohio’s growth significantly outpaced the nation, highlighting the strength of the state’s agricultural producers, according to the United States Depar ... (full story)
A panel of judges in the 9th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the judgment of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas which found Alan Lollis guilty of aggravated murder, murder and two counts of aggravated robbery all with gun specifications.
Lollis was indicted with another man, Gevonte Hunter, when it was determine ... (full story)
WASHINGTON (AP) — When Apple, Google, Microsoft and other tech giants united in outrage last summer over the National Security Agency's unfettered spying, telecommunications giants such as AT&T, Verizon and Sprint —whose customers are also the targets of secret government spying— remained noticeably mum.
Bu ... (full story)
RICHMOND, Ind. (AP) — Dave Hickman remembers it like it was yesterday, the day 58 years ago that changed his life forever.
The 73-year-old Tennessee man was then a 14-year-old Richmond kid, hunting with his grandfather, Clay Smith, in woods just west of Boston, Ind.
He and his grandfather, a man he idolized for the doti ... (full story)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The case of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held by the Taliban since 2009, has arisen again as the U.S. and other countries engage in diplomatic efforts to free him.
But if he is released, will America's only prisoner of the Afghan war be viewed as a hero or a deserter?
While tattered yellow ribbons still ad ... (full story)
LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) — The French and Indian War battle won here by green Colonial troops is just a footnote in most history books, but the way Randy Patten sees it, the New England farmers who fell during an ambush that opened the fighting didn't need to be buried a second time, 250 years later.
In the 1990s, a business ... (full story)
MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Getting energy from the sun, wind and forests fits with Vermont's sense of itself as clean, green and independent. But when it comes time to build and live with the projects that make it possible, things can get complicated.
The state's own comprehensive energy plan contemplates a future of electric ... (full story)
A Zanesville lawmaker has introduced a bill into the Ohio General Assembly that would increase the penalties for failure to stop after an accident when the offense results in death or serious physical harm.
House Bill 397, sponsored by Rep. Brian Hill, would bump such a penalty to a second-degree felony.
Under current law, fa ... (full story)
COLUMBUS––Each March, the contributions of women are celebrated during National Women’s History Month. One of the Buckeye State’s historic milestones concerns Ohio Supreme Court Justice Florence E. Allen, who was the first woman elected to a U.S. court of last resort in 1922.
More than 90 years later, the ... (full story)