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What’s scary about Ebola; reasons not to fear it

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States’ top disease detective calls Ebola a “painful, dreadful, merciless virus.” The World Health Organization has declared the outbreak in West Africa an international emergency,…

One dead in Marion auto crash

MARION (AP) — An 86-year-old man has been killed after his car struck a dump truck in Tully Township, Marion County. The state Highway Patrol says a car driven by…

Fired Ohio State band director vows to clear his name

COLUMBUS (AP) — An attorney says the fired director of Ohio State University’s celebrated marching band has become a scapegoat for behavior that occurred before his leadership and he will…

Missing concertgoer’s body found at landfill

OBERLIN (AP) — A body found at a northeast Ohio landfill has been identified as a young man who disappeared during a Cleveland concert. Lorain County sheriff’s Capt. Jim Drozdowski…

Sheriff: 1 dead, 1 injured in shooting in Hocking Co.

LOGAN (AP) — Authorities are searching for a suspect accused of killing a man and injuring a woman during a shooting at an Ohio cabin. The Hocking County Sheriff’s Office…

AP source: Missle took down jet in Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — American intelligence authorities believe a surface-to-air missile took down a passenger jet in eastern Ukraine on Thursday, a U.S. official said, but the Obama administration still was…

Dad’s heartbreaking Internet plea spurs strangers around the world

TOLEDO (AP) — Just days after his infant daughter’s death, Nathen Steffel asked strangers on the Internet for only one thing: He and his wife wanted a photo of their…

Maggots in food among new prison food complaints

COLUMBUS (AP) — Maggots in food, staffing shortages and reports of running out of main and side dishes are among new complaints against the vendor that won the contract to…

3 killed, 11 injured in firey Ohio crash

MARION (AP) — Authorities say three people have been killed and 11 others injured in a fiery, multi-vehicle crash in north-central Ohio. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash…

Shooter of car dealer sought

TOLEDO (AP) — Police in Toledo are looking for a man who burst into an auto-sales shop at a busy intersection and shot the owner, who died later at a…