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Memphis Belle's rebirth: Rehabbed WWII bomber has rolled out

Memphis Belle's rebirth: Rehabbed WWII bomber has rolled out

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Memphis Belle took off from England on the morning of May 17, 1943, with a wave of 159 B-17s to drop bombs on the concrete Nazi submarine shelters at Lorient, France. When it landed unscathed that afternoon, the 10 men aboard already were celebrating; they had just become one of the first bomber crews o ... (full story)


Birders descend on Lake Erie shore to spot rare songbirds

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nature makes no promises, but with just a smidge of good fortune, spending part of a May day in any of Northwest Ohio's birding hotspots could afford you the opportunity to see a ruby-crowned kinglet, a Cape May warbler, a gnatcatcher, a warbling vireo, a prothonotary warbler, a red-eyed vireo, a black-thro ... (full story)


Teen who died in van could not communicate properly with 911

Teen who died in van could not communicate properly with 911

COLUMBUS (AP) — A 16-year-old Ohio boy who got pinned in the back seat of his minivan and died despite voice-dialing 911 was unable to communicate properly with dispatchers because his phone was in his pocket, according to an initial police investigation.
Cincinnati police chief Eliot Isaac presented the results of an inter ... (full story)


Vos, lawmakers took $4,300 trip to Ohio on state airplane

Vos, lawmakers took $4,300 trip to Ohio on state airplane

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Assembly Speaker Robin Vos in February 2017 used taxpayer money to charter the state airplane and fly with two other Republican lawmakers and five staff members to meet with GOP colleagues and hold a news conference in Ohio.
The trip came four months after a campaign committee Vos controls rec ... (full story)


Akron Law student finalist in Global Legal Hackathon

Akron Law student finalist in Global Legal Hackathon<BR>

An idea that began as a way to gain an in as a lawyer has become much more for third-year Akron School of Law student Kevin Burwell.
Burwell, a 48-year-old North Canton resident, was a member of a five-person team that recently made it to the final round of the first-ever Global Legal Hackathon.
The event, held in New York Cit ... (full story)