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Authorities recover man's body after boat sinks

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Authorities recovered the body of a 22-year-old man from a western Ohio lake after responding to a call about a sinking boat. More>>

Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

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Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were struck by lightning. More>>

University of Toledo forms water task force

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A university in northwestern Ohio says it's forming a group to help government leaders deal with the ongoing algae threat on Lake Erie. More>>

Ohio police say 2-year-old's death a homicide

Police have a murder arrest warrant out for a 27-year-old man after the death of a 2-year-old boy was ruled a homicide. More>>

Talking bird helped break school abduction case

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A Philadelphia detective has testified about a foul-mouthed bird that helped lead police to the woman charged with abducting a 5-year-old from school. More>>

Toledo zoo welcomes 100-year-old tortoise

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TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - The newest resident of the Toledo Zoo is a 100-year-old dome-shelled Galapagos tortoise that weighs in at 440 pounds. The tortoise, named Emerson, arrived at the zoo Wednesday night from the San Diego Zoo. He was escorted by Toledo Zoo personnel on his flight to Detroit before being driven to Toledo and uncrated inside a heated shed. Handlers welcomed him with carrot and sweet potato treats and a neck rub. The (Toledo) Blade reports Emerson is the zoo's first Galapagos to... More>>

Ohio serial rapist gets 135 years in prison

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CLEVELAND (AP) - A man who was linked to seven Cleveland-area rapes when authorities reopened hundreds of previously unsolved rape cases has been sentenced to up to 135 years in prison. The sentence by a judge in Cuyahoga County on Wednesday means 69-year-old Robert Green likely will never get out of prison. He was indicted in five of the cases in November and two more in May. He pleaded guilty. The (Cleveland) Plain Dealer reports that the rapes occurred over nearly a decade. They were unso... More>>

Drone delays landing of Ohio hospital chopper

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Officials at a southwest Ohio hospital say a drone flying near the building delayed the landing of an emergency medical helicopter for nine minutes. The health of the patient aboard the helicopter trying to land at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton wasn't compromised, but an official says the man flying the drone violated an FAA guideline that the operator must be at least 400 feet away from a hospital. Dayton Daily News reports that the Monday incident highlights the need ... More>>

Dayton college becoming leader in drone technology

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A Dayton community college has taken another step toward positioning itself as a leader in drone technology research. Sinclair Community College officials on Tuesday announced plans for the renovation of an existing downtown Dayton campus building into a $5 million training and certification center for unmanned aerial systems. Despite the region being passed over for an FAA drone testing site last year, Sinclair has moved full speed ahead on the development, teaching and ... More>>

Ohio delays geese hunt at state parks

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WAYNESVILLE, Ohio (AP) - The state of Ohio has decided to delay a special hunting season on Canada geese at nine southern Ohio parks that was scheduled to begin on Labor Day. The two-week season, during which hunters reduce the population of migrant Canada geese at select state park beaches, will begin on Tuesday instead. The Dayton Daily News reports that the beach hunting program began after state officials exhausted alternative remedies to managing the geese, which live year-round live at... More>>

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