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Teen accused of killing younger brother pleads not guilty

A 16-year-old boy accused of killing his 14-year-old brother after an argument over Halloween candy has pleaded not guilty and not guilty by reason of insanity to charges including aggravated murder. The Springfield New-Sun (http://bit.ly/2h3FT5b ) reports the teenager entered the not-guilty pleas in Clark County Common Pleas Court on ...

FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 28, 2016 file photo, police respond to an attack on campus at Ohio State University, in Columbus, Ohio. The Somali-born student who injured nearly a dozen people in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University showed few signs of bitterness and even danced onto the stage when he graduated from community college. Abdul Razak Ali Artan was shot to death by a university police officer when he refused to drop his knife during Monday's attack. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Ohio St. admin derided over call for compassion for attacker

An Ohio State administrator is being criticized for urging compassion for the Somali-born student who injured 11 people in a car-and-knife attack on campus before he was shot to death by police. Stephanie Clemons Thompson, an assistant director of residence life at the university, urged people on Facebook to stop ...

Profits keep falling at Mountaineer Casino amid competition

Profits at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort have plummeted to less than half their 2014 levels. Reno, Nevada-based Eldorado Resorts Inc., which owns the New Cumberland casino, announced their quarterly earnings Thursday. The company says Mountaineer's adjusted earnings from July 1 through Sept. 30 were $4 million. Adjusted earnings for ...

Mistrial declared for Ohio dad of scalded boy who died

A judge has declared a mistrial after a jury couldn't reach a verdict in the case of the father of a 4-year-old Ohio boy who died after the boy's stepmother put him in a scalding bath. Warren County Judge Robert Peeler ruled Friday after twice being told that jurors couldn't ...

US rig count up 4 this week to 597; Texas adds 7

The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by four this week to 597. A year ago, 737 rigs were active. Depressed energy prices have curtailed exploration, although the rig count has been rising in recent weeks. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. ...

FILE - In this Dec. 22, 2015 file photo, Colo sits in her enclosure during her 59th birthday party at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, Ohio.   The oldest known gorilla living in a zoo, a female named Colo, is slated to undergo a surgical biopsy sometime soon ahead of her 60th birthday on Dec. 22, 2016. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio says veterinarians have been monitoring a mass under Colo's arm that recently started causing her discomfort, so they want to take tissue samples to determine the cause and possible treatment. She'll also be getting a thorough medical check-up.(Tom Dodge/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Oldest zoo gorilla set to have biopsy before 60th birthday

The oldest known gorilla living in a zoo, a female named Colo, is slated to undergo a surgical biopsy sometime before her 60th birthday on Dec. 22. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Ohio says veterinarians have been monitoring a mass under Colo's arm since summer and it recently changed ...

FILE - This August 2016 file photo provided by TheLantern.com shows Abdul Razak Ali Artan in Columbus, Ohio. Authorities identified Artan as the Somali-born Ohio State University student who plowed his car into a group of pedestrians on campus and then got out and began stabbing people with a knife Monday, Nov. 28, 2016, before he was shot to death by an officer. Leaders of the mosque say they don't remember Artan, and Ohio State's Muslim and Somali student groups say he wasn't affiliated with their organizations. (Kevin Stankiewicz/TheLantern.com via AP, File)

Ohio State attacker buried amid shock from family over death

The Somali-born student who hurt nearly a dozen people in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University before a police officer quickly shot and killed him has been buried as his relatives remain stunned about his death. Dozens of people were part of the funeral for 18-year-old Abdul Razak Ali ...

Michigan, Indiana, Ohio team on commercial vehicle operation

Police in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio are planning a coordinated enforcement operation that seeks to reduce commercial vehicle crashes along the Interstate 94 corridor and other major freeways. The effort involving Michigan State Police, Indiana State Police and the Ohio State Highway Patrol takes place Monday through Dec. 9. The ...

2 dead at northeast Ohio home; carbon monoxide suspected

Investigators suspect accidental carbon monoxide poisoning caused the deaths of a couple who were found unresponsive in the indoor pool area of their northeast Ohio home. The Summit County medical examiner's office says the 57-year-old man and 69-year-old woman were found dead Thursday morning at a home in Green. There ...

Sunoco to pay $923,000 to park district for 2014 oil spill

Sunoco has agreed to pay $923,000 to Great Parks of Hamilton County for damage caused to a formerly pristine nature preserve by a crude oil spill nearly three years ago. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports (http://cin.ci/2fWZYIj ) the oil and gas giant did not, however, accept responsibility for the March 2014 ...

Police: Man shoots 3 following argument at Akron barbershop

Police are searching for a man who was about to get his hair cut when he pulled a gun and shot three people following an argument at an Akron barbershop. Lt. Rick Edwards says the incident began when a 20-year-old man came into RP Blade Academy around 11:00 a.m. Thursday ...

2 female Asian elephants join Columbus Zoo elephant herd

The arrival of two female Asian elephants has increased an Ohio zoo's elephant herd to six. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says 14-year-old Rudy and eight-year-old Sundara, also known as Sunny, arrived this week. The zoo now has four female and two male elephants. Sisters Sunny and Rudy were born ...

FILE – This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Ronald Phillips, convicted of the 1993 rape and murder of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter in Akron, Ohio. Ohio Parole Board members are scheduled to hold a Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016, hearing to consider arguments for and against mercy for Ronald Phillips, the first inmate scheduled for execution under the state's revised lethal injection method that uses a three-drug combination. His execution is scheduled Jan. 12, 2017. (Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction via AP, File)

Killer of 3-year-old seeks mercy from Ohio parole board

Ohio's prison parole board heard arguments Thursday for and against mercy for a man set to die in January for the 1993 rape and killing of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter. Ronald Phillips' clemency hearing concluded just before 6:30 p.m. The board did not make an immediate decision. Phillips is the ...

The Latest: Clemency hearing ends for convicted killer

The Latest on an Ohio Parole Board hearing on a mercy request from a man to be executed next year for the 1993 rape and killing of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter. (all times local): 7:45 p.m. The Ohio Parole Board has heard arguments for and against mercy for a man ...

Troopers seize 34 fake Visa credit cards from car on Ohio Turnpike

Troopers seize fake Visa credit cards in stop

Troopers seized fake credit cards Tuesday night after stopping a car that skipped paying a toll on the Ohio Turnpike.When troopers stopped the car about 9:40 p.m. on the turnpike in Wood County, they noticed a marijuana odor coming from the car. When they searched the vehicle, they found 34 ...

Transamerica cutting 120 jobs in Cedar Rapids

An insurance company says it will lay off about 120 people at its Cedar Rapids office. Transamerica announced Thursday it would cut the Cedar Rapids jobs as part of moves that also include the closure of offices in Los Angeles, Folsom, California, and West Chester, Ohio, during 2017. A total ...

Horsed Noah, director of Abubakar Assiddiq mosque, speaks during an interview following Monday's attack at The Ohio State University campus, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in Columbus, Ohio. Noah says he wasn't familiar with Abdul Razak Ali Artan, the Ohio State University student born in Somalia who police say carried out the car-and-knife rampage that left 11 people hurt. Artan attended the mosque. Noah says numerous programs are in place to help youth and prevent self-radicalization. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Ohio State knife attacker was 'nice guy' but unknown to many

The Somali-born student who injured nearly a dozen people in a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University showed few signs of bitterness despite what must have been a difficult early life, and he even danced onto the stage when he graduated from community college. Abdul Razak Ali Artan was fatally ...

FILE - This Tuesday, June 17, 2014, file photo, shows a Kroger store in Houston. Kroger reports financial results Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)

Kroger digs in with food prices tumbling

Kroger lowered its profit expectations for the year as it fights with other grocers for more of the customers' dollar even as food prices fall. The nation's largest grocery chain has historically had leverage in the industry with suppliers because of its size, but now it's competing with companies like ...

Woman accused of killing burned, bruised 4-year-old girl

A 24-year-old Ohio woman has been charged with killing a 4-year-old girl who had multiple burns and bruises along with drugs in her system. She also showed signs of neglect and malnourishment. A grand jury in Toledo indicted Bridgett White on Thursday on several charges that include aggravated murder and ...

Smash-and-grab handbag thieves suspected in other crimes

Brazen thieves who stormed a suburban St. Louis Saks Fifth Avenue and smashed glass shelving to steal $60,000 worth of handbags are suspected of similar crimes in three other states, with thefts and damage totaling nearly $2 million, police said Thursday. The crime Saturday at Plaza Frontenac near St. Louis ...

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