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Social media photos from Kokomo, Indiana, tornado Aug. 24, 2016

Another confirmed tornado in central Indiana

UPDATE @ 6:40 p.m.: The confirmed tornado at 6:40 p.m. was located eight miles northwest of Swayzee, or 10 miles northeast of Kokomo, heading east at 20 mph, the National Weather Service reported.UPDATE @ 5:55 p.m.: A tornado was confirmed, located 10 miles southwest of Walton, 12 miles west of ...

Multiagency grants to help communities hit by coal layoffs

Communities in states hard-hit by coal layoffs are about to receive nearly $39 million in federal grants aimed at helping people get back to work. The Appalachian Regional Commission, the Economic Development Administration and the U.S. Department of Labor announced the following grants on Wednesday: ALABAMA Shoals Entrepreneurial Center in ...

Driver dies after train hits his SUV at Ohio rail crossing

Authorities say a man has died after his SUV collided with a train in southwestern Ohio. West Chester Township police say the 70-year-old Liberty Township man died from injuries he suffered Tuesday afternoon at a railroad crossing on state Route 747 in Butler County. Police say he was ejected when ...

Police investigating surge in heroin overdoses in Cincinnati

A weekend spike in heroin overdoses is continuing after authorities say emergency crews responded to at least 10 in one day in Cincinnati. Police say none of the overdoses reported Tuesday were fatal. They're not sure what exactly caused the surge in overdoses but are working to identify patterns to ...

Ohio man accused of killing officer indicted on US charges

An Ohio man accused of killing a southern New Mexico police officer has been named in a five-count federal indictment. Jesse Denver Hanes of Columbus pleaded not guilty during an arraignment Wednesday in federal court in Las Cruces. The indictment issued Tuesday charges Hanes with federal firearms and carjacking offenses ...

Officials: Port could spur development in southeast Indiana

The state of Indiana is looking into building the state's fourth port, possibly in southeastern Indiana near Cincinnati. Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb said earlier this month at a luncheon in Lawrenceburg that the state is working to identify and secure the port's location. He said a formal announcement could come ...

I-70 traffic stop leads to Indiana fentanyl seizure

Authorities say they've seized more than 4 pounds of a powerful painkiller blamed for a spike in drug overdoses following a traffic stop on Interstate 70 in eastern Indiana. The Pro-Active Criminal Enforcement multi-jurisdictional police task force says the stop Monday led to the discovery of 2 kilograms of fentanyl ...

Man charged over rock-throwing that hurt teacher gets parole

The first of four young men charged over a rock-throwing episode on a Pennsylvania interstate that caused severe brain trauma to an Ohio teacher has been granted parole. The Daily Item of Sunbury (http://bit.ly/2bisNJS) reports Keefer McGee was granted parole Wednesday by a Union County judge after serving 11 1/2 ...

Woman dies after car hits crowd at outdoor Ohio concert

One of nine people hurt when a car slammed into a crowd at an outdoor concert near Cleveland has died. A county medical examiner says 61-year-old Kathleen McDonald, of Parma, died Tuesday, two days after she was injured when a 74-year-old woman drove onto a small dance floor. Police say ...

FILE- In this March 24, 2016, file photo, two people hug as they walk to the Atrium at the Hamlet Hills Village in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. A Cleveland judge sentenced 56-year-old Frank Staton to 66 years to life in prison on Tuesday, Aug. 23, after the Chardon man pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and other charges. Staton told the judge that he doesn’t have an explanation for why he shot Terri Treadway and Catherine Sutter at Hamlet Village in Chagrin Falls before shooting himself. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Man gets prison for killing 2 housekeepers at Ohio facility

A chef who admitted fatally shooting two housekeepers at an assisted living facility in suburban Cleveland is expected to spend the rest of his life behind bars after pleading guilty and saying he can't explain a motive for the murders. A judge in Cleveland sentenced 56-year-old Frank Staton to 66 ...

Ohio mom charged with murder in 21-year-old daughter's death

Police near Cleveland say a woman suspected of causing the death of her 21-year-old daughter has been arrested and charged with murder. Court records show 50-year-old Sandra Speck was charged Tuesday. Eastlake police haven't explained publicly why they believe Speck is responsible for the death of her daughter, Mindy. Willoughby ...

The Ohio Controlling Board agreed to release $1,805,477 to the state Department of Commerce and Ohio Pharmacy Board to operate the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program.

$1.8M in state funds go to regulating medical marijuana in Ohio

State agencies that will oversee Ohio’s budding medical marijuana industry will share $1.8 million in seed money to begin regulatory efforts. The Ohio Controlling Board agreed to release $1,805,477 to the state Department of Commerce and Ohio Pharmacy Board to operate the Ohio Medical Marijuana Control Program. In June, Ohio ...

Woman gets prison time for putting toddler in scalding bath

A northeast Ohio woman is heading to prison for holding her 2-year-old daughter in a bathtub filled with scalding water last year. Twenty-seven-year-old Monique Smith was sentenced Tuesday to five years behind bars. She pleaded guilty earlier this year to felonious assault and child endangering. Authorities say the Akron woman ...

2nd man arrested after woman found shot in head at Ohio park

Authorities investigating the shooting of a woman left wounded in a northeast Ohio park say a second suspect is in custody. The woman was repeatedly shot in the head before hikers at Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) Valley National Park found her in a field July 3. Investigators allege she traveled to the ...

Police: Man accused of killing 3 in Ohio was hearing voices

A man accused of fatally shooting three people was hearing voices when he showed up at a behavioral health care facility the day of the Ohio shootings, according to public documents. A field interview card filled out by police described Muhammad S. Ali as "damaging property and threatening staff during ...

Man killed by Ohio cop at drugstore was in prison last year

Records show a man who was fatally shot by an officer because police say he was holding a knife to a pharmacist's throat at an Ohio drugstore had been released from prison in December. The Hamilton-Middletown Journal-News (http://bit.ly/2bC05Xw ) reports local court and state prison records show 34-year-old Kelley Forte ...

New Hampshire man's plea delayed in Nevada in Bundy standoff

A former New Hampshire sheriff candidate's guilty pleas to federal charges in an armed confrontation with U.S. land management agents near cattleman Cliven Bundy's ranch in Nevada have been delayed. Defense attorney Brian Smith said Tuesday that a paperwork snag caused the postponement of Gerald "Jerry" DeLemus' plea date to ...

Kibbles 'n Bits sales suffer as pet owners get pickier

Americans' increasingly picky tastes are affecting not just the bowls on their tables, but those on the floor: Kibbles 'n Bits sales are suffering. J.M. Smucker Co., which makes pet food in addition to its namesake jams and other products, said Tuesday sales for its U.S. pet food division fell ...

Judge allows online charter's suit against Ohio to continue

Ohio's largest online charter school may proceed with a lawsuit that seeks to block an enrollment audit the state says is necessary to determine its future funding, a judge ruled. In denying the Ohio Department of Education's request to dismiss legal action brought by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, Franklin ...

Cincinnati Zoo Twitter accounts gone amid Harambe comments

The Twitter accounts of an Ohio zoo targeted by online critics and trolls over the shooting of a gorilla have been taken down. The Cincinnati Zoo has said it's not amused by the memes, online petitions and signs about Harambe, a 17-year-old great ape killed in May by a special ...

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