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Man arrested for Fremont bar shooting that killed three

FREMONT (AP) — An off-duty police officer celebrating his birthday and two other men were shot and killed at a northern Ohio nightclub over the weekend after an argument erupted…

Service held for 2nd firefighter killed

TOLEDO (AP) — A private funeral service was held Saturday for the second of two firefighters killed in an apartment building fire allegedly set by the owner. Hundreds of people…

Dept. urges Ohioans to check on older neighbors

COLUMBUS — The winter has brought to Ohio colder temperatures and wind chills than in previous years, and the Ohio Department of Aging is reminding Ohioans that people’s bodies react…

2 Toledo firefighters killed in building fire

TOLEDO (AP) — Two firefighters battling a blaze at an apartment complex near downtown Toledo were killed on Sunday, city officials said. Firefighters Stephen Machcinski, 42, and James Dickman, 31,…

Lucas County sees four flu deaths, three others nearby

TOLEDO (AP) — The number of flu deaths in northwestern Ohio’s Lucas County is on pace to surpass such deaths over the past five years. Four Lucas County residents and…

Ohio police: Man stopped for speeding had nearly 50 bombs

LONDON (AP) — A man stopped for speeding in Ohio was charged with illegally making or possessing an explosive device after nearly 50 bombs and four guns were found in…

UT shuttered amid snow storm

TOLEDO (AP) — The University of Toledo and the Toledo Zoo are among the places announcing closures as northwest Ohio braced Sunday for a winter storm. With a Level 3…

Ohio’s minimum wage going up by 10 cents in 2014

TOLEDO (AP) — Ohio’s minimum wage is increasing again and with it should come a boost to about 300,000 low-wage earners, according to one policy group’s estimate. The minimum wage…

State patrol: Preliminary data shows Ohio has record low traffic deaths

COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio had a record low number of traffic deaths in 2013, according to preliminary data released Wednesday by the State Highway Patrol. At least 923 people died…

Man pleads not guilty after Ohio crash

FREMONT (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to vehicular homicide charges after authorities say he was traveling at more than 125 mph…