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What we know about the shooting of an Uber driver in Ohio and the scam surrounding it

Apr. 19, 2024 19:49 PM EDT

It was a common scam that ended with an uncommon outcome, tragically in an Ohio driveway. William J. Brock fatally shot an Uber driver because he wrongly assumed she was part of a scheme to extract $12,000 in supposed bond money for a relative, authorities said this week. Lo-Letha...

Park National: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 19, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — Park National Corp. (PRK) on Friday reported net income of $35.2 million in its first quarter. The Newark, Ohio-based bank said it had earnings of $2.17 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to $2.15 per share. ...

Huntington Bancshares: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 19, 2024 06:41 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Huntington Bancshares Inc. (HBAN) on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $419 million. The Columbus, Ohio-based bank said it had earnings of 26 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 28 cents per...

Donovan Mitchell healthy, ready to make second playoff run with Cavs a year after painful early exit

Apr. 17, 2024 18:47 PM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio (AP) — Donovan Mitchell understands what's at stake — all of it. In the weeks ahead, his reputation, his stature among the NBA's stars, maybe even his future with Cleveland, is on the line. An uneven season filled with twists, turns and injurie s...

Uber is helping investigators look into account that sent driver to Ohio home where she was killed

Apr. 17, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

Uber is helping investigators look into an account that sent a driver to the Ohio home where an 81-year-old man allegedly shot the woman to death because he erroneously believed she was part of a scam that targeted him, the ride-hailing company said Wednesday. The March 25 shooting...

Ohio River near Pittsburgh reopens to maritime traffic after sunken barge is found

Apr. 16, 2024 19:18 PM EDT

The U.S. Coast Guard reopened the Ohio River in Pittsburgh to maritime traffic on Tuesday, nearly four days after 26 barges broke loose and floated away during weekend flooding. “The river is open. The Ohio River is open,” Lt. Eyobe Mills told The Associated Press. ...

Ohio man fatally shot Uber driver after scam phone calls targeted both of them, authorities say

Apr. 16, 2024 17:35 PM EDT

SOUTH CHARLESTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who authorities say fatally shot an Uber driver who he thought was trying to rob him after scam phone calls deceived them both has been indicted on a murder charge. William Brock, 81, also faces counts of kidnapping and felonious assault in...

Coal miners have long faced risk of black lung disease. Now they're getting new protections

Apr. 16, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Coal miners will be better protected from poisonous silica dust that has contributed to the premature deaths of thousands of mine workers from a respiratory ailment commonly known as black lung disease, the Labor Department said Tuesday as it issued a new federal rule on miners'...

Heartland BancCorp.: Q1 Earnings Snapshot

Apr. 16, 2024 16:20 PM EDT

GAHANNA, Ohio (AP) — GAHANNA, Ohio (AP) — Heartland BancCorp. (HLAN) on Tuesday reported net income of $5.1 million in its first quarter. The Gahanna, Ohio-based bank said it had earnings of $2.51 per share. The bank holding company posted revenue of $28.7 million...

Retrial underway for ex-corrections officer charged in Ohio inmate's death

Apr. 15, 2024 17:16 PM EDT

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Jury selection has started in the retrial of a former corrections officer charged in the death of an inmate at a county jail in northern Ohio. Mark Cooper faces a reckless homicide charge and two counts of involuntary manslaughter. The charges stem from...