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1/16/2015 1:12 PM
Effort to thwart algal blooms gets $17.5M
About 60 people, many of them state and federal officials from Ohio and Michigan, came together along the Maumee River shoreline in downtown Toledo today to celebrate a $17.5 million investment being made in the Tri-State Western Lake Erie Basin Phosphorus Reduction Initiative, a new effort those two states have launched with Indiana to address harmful algal blooms

1/16/2015 3:12 PM
Ohio man gets 21 years for role in Ponzi scheme
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — An Ohio man has been sentenced to 21 years in prison for his part in a Ponzi scheme that defrauded victims of more than $40 million.

1/16/2015 11:26 AM
Police chief of Facebook fame resigns
KENT, Ohio  — A small-town Ohio police chief who drew an outsize following with his blunt, frequently humorous Facebook commentary is resigning days after being suspended, a township trustee confirmed today.

1/16/2015 10:37 AM
Ohioan accused of defrauding investors of $5.5M
CLEVELAND — Law enforcement officials say a northeast Ohio man has been indicted in a Ponzi scheme to defraud 19 investors out of several million dollars.

1/16/2015 10:25 AM
Ohio terror defendant due in court
CINCINNATI  — A 20-year-old Ohio man arrested in an FBI sting and charged with plotting to set off bombs at the U.S. Capitol is scheduled to go before a federal magistrate.

1/16/2015 9:29 AM
Ex-Summit Co. worker faces vandalism charges
AKRON, Ohio — An Ohio woman accused of trashing her former supervisor’s office with glitter and purple Silly String faces charges that include vandalism.

1/16/2015 12:00 AM
350 mark Human Trafficking Day
COLUMBUS — Lucas County Juvenile Court Judge Denise Navarre Cubbon on Thursday wondered aloud whether the Statehouse Rotunda would have been filled with 350 people focused on human trafficking if not for the federal sting that put Toledo on the map in 2005.

1/16/2015 12:09 AM
GOP picks midsummer ’16 for convention in Cleveland
The Republican National Committee’s scheduling of the next presidential nominating convention in July, 2016, in Cleveland was hailed on Thursday by both of the state’s major party chairmen, but for different reasons.

1/16/2015 12:00 AM
Brown, Portman want Corps to stop practice of open-lake dumping
Ohio’s two U.S. senators said Thursday they want the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to phase out its decades-old practice of dumping dredged material from Ohio shipping channels back into Lake Erie, echoing what many other public officials from both parties have said for years.

1/15/2015 11:08 AM
Man, 62, charged with heroin trafficking
TIFFIN – A 62-year-old Cincinnati-area man was arrested in Seneca County and charged with heroin trafficking, police said.

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