Blade of glory: The mystery around a late president's sword

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio sheriff plans to update the investigation into the ownership of a sword wielded in the American Revolution and by a future president in the War of 1812. Ham...

AP Interview: Mass shootings haunt federal prosecutor

CINCINNATI (AP) — The outgoing lead federal prosecutor in southern Ohio says the crime he fears most is the one that happened less than three months ago in Dayton — a deadly mass shooting. ...

New allegations made as Ohio University probes hazing

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio University students have alleged forced excessive drinking, stripping, and grueling exercise, as well as long periods of confinement in basements, during a probe into hazing. ...

In shootings, police must end the killing, then the bleeding

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — When the blasting guns fell silent, the cries and groans of the wounded rose. As soon as six police officers hailed as heroes killed the gunman to end an attack t...

Trump denounces Dems at rally, plays down race

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump used a revved-up rally in Cincinnati to tear into the Democrats he has been elevating as his new political foils, attacking four liberal congresswomen of color...

Trump says he'd rather ralliers don't chant 'Send her back!'

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Donald Trump said he would "prefer" that his supporters a rally Thursday night don't engage in a "Send her back!" chant about a Somali-born congresswoman, after he faced wi...

APNewsBreak: Native American author honored with peace prize

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature's power to foster peace, ...

Drug company, 4 people indicted in US painkiller probe

CINCINNATI (AP) — Federal authorities say an Ohio-based wholesale drug distributor that's been linked before to the opioid drug crisis has been charged in a painkiller pill distribution conspiracy cas...

Former death row inmate could learn whether he'll go home

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 49-year-old Jordanian man who spent two decades on Ohio's death row could soon find out whether he is going home. Judge J. Patrick Foley III in Hamilton County wi...

Hometown of first on moon ready to launch 50th celebration

WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — Down to earth about most things, folks in this small western Ohio city are over the moon as they get ready to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the day the world watched their ...

Relatives of Ohio family slain speak out after arrest

CINCINNATI (AP) — The relatives of four people slain in a suburban community in Ohio say in a statement they are praying for the conviction of the man arrested on murder charges . Aj...

High court's ruling shifts gerrymandering focus to states

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The battle for political advantage in state capitols is poised to become more intense after the U.S. Supreme Court decision declaring that federal judges have no role in set...

Democratic candidate Sanders to speak at black press meeting

CINCINNATI (AP) — Democratic presidential contender Sen. Bernie Sanders will be the featured speaker at a black press convention that begins Tuesday evening in Cincinnati. National N...

US appeals court says judge went too far on drug data order

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled that a judge went too far in blocking release of federal data about how prescription opioids were distributed. A 6th U.S. Circuit ...

Gorilla back in Cincinnati Zoo after long California stay

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a 37-year-old male silverback gorilla is safely back home some 28 years after he went to California. The zoo says Ndume (nnn-DOO'-may) arriv...