Sheriff hit by New Year's gunfire, bounced off flak jacket

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff in Ohio was sitting in his cruiser on New Year's Eve when a round of celebratory gunfire ricocheted through his window, struck him in the chest and bounced off his bullet...

Rust Belt region banks on becoming hub for electric vehicles

The day Youngstown's steel mills began shutting down 40 years ago remains fresh in the minds of those who live in the blue-collar corner of Ohio. Community leaders don’t want the recent closing of Gen...

GM lending $40M to startup company buying closed Ohio plant

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors has agreed to loan $40 million to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at a massive Ohio assembly plant GM shut down earlier this year. ...

Authorities: Malnourished girl found after a teacher’s tip

Authorities say a teacher administering an online test was concerned about a student and alerted Ohio authorities who discovered she was severely malnourished and forced to live in filth. ...

GM selling shuttered Ohio factory to electric truck maker

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors is selling a massive assembly plant it shut down earlier this year in Ohio, a closing that drew threats and scolding from President Donald Trump, to a newly formed c...

Trump's Rust Belt revival is fading. Will it matter in 2020?

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump once promised that coal and steel would be the beating heart of a revived U.S. economy — a nostalgic vision that helped carry him to victory three years ago ...

Nuke plants' rescue jolts conservatives, environmentalists

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants and two coal-fired plants that will force the state's residents and businesses to fork over roughly $1.5 billion is galvanizing environ...

Lawmakers approve financial rescue for Ohio's nuclear plants

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers in the Ohio House have approved a roughly $1 billion financial rescue for the state's two nuclear power plants. The package that critics are calling a b...

Expect another huge blob of algae on Lake Erie this summer

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Heavy rains that inundated the Great Lakes region this spring will fuel another massive algae bloom across parts of western Lake Erie later this summer, researchers said Thursday. ...

Foes say they'll ask voters to block money for nuke plants

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The fight over giving a financial lifeline to Ohio's two nuclear plants by tacking a new fee onto every Ohioans' electricity bill might not end even if state lawmakers agree on a s...

Lawsuit: Thrill ride maker knew of defect before fatal crash

A lawsuit filed against an amusement ride maker says the company knew years before about a defect that caused a deadly crash at the Ohio State Fair. The family of an 18-year-old who ...

Inmate charged in fatal 'Angel of Death' prison beating

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate serving time for a series of burglaries has been charged in the fatal 2017 prison beating of a serial killer dubbed the "Angel of Death." The indic...

Marine running marathon for fallen friends crawls to finish

A Marine veteran running in the Boston Marathon in honor of his three fallen friends says he never thought about giving up even when his legs gave out. Micah Herndon says his militar...

Artist who created paint-by-numbers pictures dies

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Family members say an artist who created the first paint-by-numbers pictures and helped turn the kits into an American sensation during the 1950s has died. Dan Ro...

Autoworker upheaval: Families split, children left behind

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — General Motors says nearly all of its blue-collar workers in the U.S. whose jobs are facing elimination in a companywide restructuring have work waiting for them at GM's remaining ...