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Columbus zoo going smoke-free, as is The Wilds animal park

Thu, 04/07/2016 - 12:48am
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in central Ohio says it's going smoke-free.
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Pennsylvania House approves industrial hemp bill

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 10:01pm
The Pennsylvania House has approved a bill to create a pilot program for industrial hemp research.
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The Latest: Texas executes man for killing 12-year-old boy

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 9:05pm
A South Texas man has been executed for the 1998 slaying of a 12-year-old boy whose blood the convicted killer said he drank after beating the seventh-grader with a pipe and slitting his throat.
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The Latest: Fired officer ready to fight case against him

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 7:52pm
The Latest on the indictment of a Pittsburgh police sergeant (all times local):
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Obama congratulates Villanova after 'exciting' NCAA victory

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 7:08pm
President Barack Obama is congratulating the Villanova Wildcats for their victory in what he calls a "particularly exciting championship game."
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Ohio Rape Kit Testing

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:16pm
Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says three-fourths of the 13,000 rape kits submitted throughout the state have been tested. 
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Bill to limit abortions in Pennsylvania survives delay vote

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:16pm
A bill to place new restrictions on abortion in Pennsylvania could get a final vote in the state House next week after members voted down a Democrat-led effort to postpone the proposal for two months.
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Murray to Host Senator Cruz

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:09pm
Bob Murray, the CEO of Murray Energy, is hosting a fundraising event for Republican Presidential hopeful Ted Cruz. 
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Wheeling Parking Concerns

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:08pm
There's a new committee in Wheeling that's studying something that will affect all of us at one time or another. 
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Judge acquitted in ticket-fixing case sentenced in tax case

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 6:04pm
A former Philadelphia traffic judge acquitted in a ticket-fixing scandal has been sentenced to 10 months in prison in an unrelated tax fraud case.
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The Latest: Ohio governor's speech draws a few protesters

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:56pm
The Latest on activities surrounding Gov. John Kasich's State of the State address (all times local):
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Ban on drones over game lands gets preliminary approval

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:40pm
The Pennsylvania Game Commission has given preliminary approval to banning drones over 1.5 million acres of state game lands after reports of the unmanned craft near bald eagles' nests and others interfering with...
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Villanova: No classes Friday so everyone can go to parade

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:24pm
Villanova University is canceling classes Friday so that everyone who wants can attend the parade in honor of its NCAA champion men's basketball team.
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Lonely Michigan penguin hopes for friends in Pennsylvania

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:12pm
Dewey wanted to spend more time with Bamm-Bamm. That wasn't good for Don.
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Trial ordered for trooper accused of exposing himself

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:04pm
A Pennsylvania state trooper has been ordered to stand trial on charges that he exposed himself to a woman at the barracks where he worked.
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MIA Veteran's Body Returns Home After 66 Years

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:01pm
It has been 66 years since Roy Henderson has been on American soil.
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Diabetic Alert Dog is More Than a Lifesaver for Toronto, Ohio Family

Wed, 04/06/2016 - 5:00pm
A family in Toronto has a dog named Bronnie, but this isn't just your average pet. Everyday this furry friend helps keep their son alive.
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