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US solar panel maker to cut 1,600 jobs, halt plant in Ohio

The biggest U.S. manufacturer of solar panels is cutting a quarter of its jobs worldwide and will halt production at its only North American plant, in Ohio.

Trump, adviser barred by judge from intimidating Ohio voters

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and one of his advisers was ordered by a federal judge in Ohio not to engage in voter intimidation on Election Day.

Ohioans cut from voter list can cast November ballots, judge rules

Ohio voters who were wrongfully removed from the swing state’s registration lists can cast ballots in the Nov. 8 presidential election, a federal judge has ruled.

Ohio to suspend doing business with Wells Fargo

Ohio’s Republican Gov. John Kasich announced Friday that he was suspending Wells Fargo from doing business with state agencies, and excluding the bank from participating in any state bond offerings.

Ohio tests whether Clinton’s ground game can topple Trump’s lead

Donald Trump has been leading in Ohio, but as the race tightened Hillary Clinton stepped up her effort in the bellweather state.

Federal court rules against Ohio’s purges of voter rolls

A federal appeals court ruled Friday against Ohio’s procedure for removing voters from state rolls, dealing a blow to Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted and handing a victory to …

Ohio city shares shocking photos of adults who overdosed with a small child in the car

On Wednesday afternoon, a police officer in East Liverpool, Ohio, stopped a vehicle for driving erratically and made a shocking discovery: The driver was barely conscious. A woman was slumped …

Ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner returns to Ohio, registers as sex offender

A former Stanford University swimmer whose six-month sentence for sexually assaulting an unconscious woman sparked a national outcry registered as a sex offender Tuesday in Ohio, where he’s living with …

Clinton blasts Russia; Trump softens immigration stance

Their planes parked on the same tarmac, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton made competing Labor Day pitches in Ohio on Monday, setting the stage for a critical month in their …

Clinton to stress American exceptionalism in Ohio

Hillary Clinton plans to stress her support for American exceptionalism during a speech in the battleground state of Ohio, while arguing that Donald Trump has rejected the concept.

Headstone of Civil War soldier to be fixed after 154 years

A Civil War soldier misidentified when he was buried at an Ohio cemetery more than 150 years ago is to get a new headstone.

Residents dig out after tornadoes strike Indiana, Ohio

A wave of severe storms produced at least a dozen tornadoes in Indiana and Ohio, damaging homes and businesses but causing no serious injuries, authorities said Thursday, as crews worked …

Ohio fugitive arrested in New Mexico officer’s death; 1 held

Authorities don’t yet know why a New Mexico police officer in a small village famous for its green chile pulled over two Ohio murder suspects before being gunned down.

Court rejects Ohio law that bans police from sex with minors

A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday declared unconstitutional a law that made it illegal for police officers to have sex with minors simply on the basis of their profession.

Ex-student gets life term for killing baby at sorority house

A former college student accused of giving birth in a sorority house bathroom and killing her baby girl by disposing of her in a trash bag was sentenced Monday to …

Solar-powered plane’s latest leg: Oklahoma to Ohio

The Swiss-made Solar Impulse 2 took off from Tulsa International Airport about 5 a.m. Saturday with a destination of Dayton International Airport in Ohio. The flight was expected to take …

Polar bear cub named Hope makes debut at Toledo Zoo in Ohio

A female polar bear cub born at Ohio’s Toledo Zoo has met her fans. The cub named Hope made her public debut Friday, swimming in an enclosure as visitors snapped …

Man enters school playground, stabs 8-year-old at recess

Police say a man walked onto an Ohio school playground during recess and stabbed an 8-year-old girl, who’s now in critical condition.

Washington man charged after $2.2M in cocaine seized in Ohio

State and federal authorities say they have seized cocaine worth an estimated street value of $2.2 million and arrested a Washington state man in a drug investigation in northwest Ohio.

Ohio schools close over video threatening American students

An anonymous video threatening the safety of “American students” posted to a location-based social media app group connected to Ohio University prompted heightened security on the campus and closed six …

Police: 1 of 2 boys badly beaten at Ohio motel dies

Police in Ohio say one of two young brothers found badly beaten at a motel has died. The police chief in the city of Middletown confirmed the 5-year-old’s death to …

Hundreds of pot plants grown where 8 were killed, Ohio prosecutor says

Four days after the calculated killings of eight people in rural Ohio, a prosecutor revealed Monday that marijuana was found at some of the crime scenes, including a grow-house sheltering …

911 caller who found 2 of 8 bodies of Ohio family: ‘There’s blood all over’

An out-of-breath caller who found two of the eight slain members of an Ohio family told a 911 dispatcher in a quavering voice that “there’s blood all over the house.”

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Eight relatives shot in head in Ohio; killer thought to be loose

Eight people were found dead Friday at four crime scenes in rural Ohio, and at least most of them were shot to death, authorities said. No arrests had been announced, …

Hickory Farms founder dies at 96

An Ohio businessman who started specialty food company Hickory Farms that sells sausage sticks and cheese trays has died. Richard Ransom was 96.

Feds: EPA fails to protect water from oilfield contamination

A federal review says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect drinking-water reserves from oilfield contamination.

Woman charged with livestreaming alleged rape of teen friend

An 18-year-old woman who used a social media app to livestream the alleged rape of her 17-year-old friend was indicted along with another man by a grand jury on several …

Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home for rent during GOP convention

Visitors heading to Ohio for the Republican National Convention have the rare opportunity to rent the childhood home of one of the country’s most notorious killers.

Feds charge Ohio man who tried to rush Trump stage

Federal authorities have charged a man who tried to rush the stage at a Donald Trump rally in Ohio.

Forget favorite candidates, some people voting strategically

The notion of strategic voting – in a way, playing amateur political scientist – is now front and center in Ohio and Florida, which award winner-take-all delegates in the Republican …