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Mandatory overtime for nurses at center of hospital strike

May. 22, 2019 3:19 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A hospital strike now in its third week is putting a spotlight on staffing shortages at the same time Ohio lawmakers are debating legislation that would allow nurses to refuse mandatory overtime. Many of the nurses among the 2,200 workers on strike at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical...

Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse

May. 21, 2019 5:19 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Administrators at Ohio State University should release the names of all coaches, trainers and personnel who knew of but failed to act on complaints about a now-dead team doctor who sexually abused male students for nearly two decades, said attorneys for some of the victims. They also...

The Latest: Doctor's family says reports of abuse painful

May. 21, 2019 9:38 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an investigation into a former Ohio State team doctor (all times local): 9:35 a.m. The family of a now-dead Ohio State team doctor who's accused of sexually abusing more than 150 male students says it's heartbreaking to see the pain so many have suffered. A new statement...

Pastor gets life in prison on child sex trafficking charges

May. 17, 2019 5:56 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A minister in Ohio who pleaded guilty to child sex trafficking has been sentenced to life in prison. Federal authorities say Cordell Jenkins was among three Toledo-area pastors who paid teenage girls for sex over the past few years and shared photos and videos of the girls. A federal...

4-year-old dies after finding gun from dad, a state trooper

May. 13, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the 4-year-old son of an Ohio state trooper found his father's gun and accidentally shot and killed himself. A coroner ruled Monday that all evidence points to the boy shooting himself after finding an unsecured weapon inside his home in Toledo. Police say the boy on...

GM in talks to sell shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio

May. 8, 2019 1:50 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is negotiating the sale of its shuttered factory in Lordstown, Ohio, to a company that builds electric trucks. The company confirmed Wednesday that it's in talks with Cincinnati-based Workhorse Group to sell the huge facility, and also announced plans to invest $700 million in...

Inmate charged in fatal 'Angel of Death' prison beating

May. 3, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An inmate serving time for a series of burglaries was charged Friday in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer who was dubbed the "Angel of Death" after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky. The indictment comes two years after Donald Harvey...

Tigers' Zimmermann out for up to a month with elbow injury

Apr. 26, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Detroit Tigers right-hander Jordan Zimmermann is expected to be sidelined for up to a month because of a sprained ulnar collateral ligament in his pitching elbow. Tigers head athletic trainer Doug Teter said Friday that Zimmermann won't be allowed to throw for five to seven days. The righty...

Artist who created first paint-by-numbers pictures dies

Apr. 4, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Dan Robbins, an artist who created the first paint-by-numbers pictures and helped turn the kits into an American sensation during the 1950s, has died. He was 93. Robbins, whose works were dismissed by some critics but later celebrated by the Smithsonian Institution's National Museum of...

Pastor who denied being 'pervert' convicted of sex charges

Mar. 28, 2019 10:14 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former minister accused of grooming a 14-year-old girl for sex and then encouraging her to engage in sex with two other pastors has been convicted of child sex trafficking. A federal jury found Anthony Haynes guilty of multiple charges Wednesday, hours after he denied having sex with...