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Snow, falling temperatures lead to icy roads in Ohio

Nov. 12, 2019 9:32 AM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Wet, slippery roads from snow and falling temperatures have slowed motorists and led to traffic tie-ups across parts of Ohio. Snow and icy roads made for a slow commute Tuesday morning in much of northeast Ohio. The heaviest accumulations are expected in the snow belt east of Cleveland,...

WV board revokes license of doctor who wrote illegal scripts

Nov. 12, 2019 7:56 AM EST

MILTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia doctor who admitted in state and federal court to writing illegal opioid prescriptions and possessing drugs has had his license revoked. The Herald-Dispatch reports that records show the state medicine board took away Marc J. Spelar's license to practice psychiatry last...

Nonprofit program tops 1,000 adoptions from Ohio foster care

Nov. 12, 2019 5:26 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A foundation named for one of America's highest profile adopted children says its signature program has topped 1,000 successful adoptions from foster care in Ohio since the program started in 2004. The Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption says its Wendy's Wonderful Kids program reached...

Ohio-grown Christmas trees headed to troops overseas

Nov. 12, 2019 5:25 AM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tree farmers in Ohio are joining forces with the state to send a little holiday cheer to the troops overseas. The Ohio Department of Agriculture and the Ohio Christmas Tree Association are partnering on an effort that will ship more than 100 Christmas trees to military members...

Roads closing for slain police officer's funeral procession

Nov. 12, 2019 5:24 AM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Some roads will be closed for the funeral procession for an Ohio detective who died after being shot while serving a drug-related warrant. Large numbers of law enforcement peers and other mourners are expected in the Dayton area Tuesday for services for Dayton officer Jorge Del Rio. A...

Authorities: Woman found dead stabbed numerous times

Nov. 12, 2019 1:46 AM EST

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman whose body was found on the side of a road in Ohio had been stabbed numerous times. The Blade in Toledo reports that Dr. Jeffrey Hudson, a deputy Lucas County coroner, says 30-year-old Michelle Keagler was stabbed two dozen times and some of the wounds were...

Cincinnati gets 1st win under John Brannen, 81-59 over Drake

Nov. 11, 2019 9:53 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — John Brannen's first win at Cincinnati was no big deal. The Bearcats had a low-key celebration in the locker room after their 81-59 victory over Drake on Monday night that displayed their new up-tempo offense under their first-year head coach. "We clapped it up, that's about it," center...

Jackets' Foligno suspended 3 games for hit on Bellemare

Nov. 11, 2019 5:03 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The NHL has suspended Columbus forward Nick Foligno for three games for a hit that leveled Colorado Avalanche forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare. The Department of Player Safety announced the penalty for the Blue Jackets captain on Monday. Foligno dropped Bellemare with the open-ice hit...

Editorials from around Ohio

Nov. 11, 2019 4:45 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Democrats should support DeWine's better-than-nothing gun bill The Columbus Dispatch Nov. 9 Gov. Mike DeWine's "STRONG Ohio" gun-control plan isn't all we hoped it would be. It isn't all that most Ohioans want. But if it were to become...

Winless Bengals joining ranks of franchise's worst teams

Nov. 11, 2019 3:57 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — These Bengals are on the verge of joining the ranks of the franchise's worst teams — and that's saying something. As bad as the Dave Shula teams. As bad as Marvin Lewis' worst team. In the same neighborhood as Dick LeBeau's 2-14 team of 2002. One more loss, and they qualify for the...