Mar 18, 2013 07:30 EDT
Two US teenagers have been found guilty of raping a fellow high school student -- a case made notorious when a video of boys laughing about the assault on the "dead" drunk girl went viral.
Mar 17, 2013 19:13 EDT
Two US teenagers were found guilty Sunday of raping a fellow high school student -- a case made notorious when a video of boys laughing about the assault on the "dead" drunk girl went viral.
Mar 17, 2013 00:18 EDT
Claudine Andre, a 67-year-old Belgian living in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has spent the last 20 years dedicated to the protection of the bonobo, an extraordinary species of ape threatened by trafficking and poachers.
Mar 14, 2013 08:20 EDT
A video of high school boys laughing about watching the rape of a "dead" drunk teenage girl who "deserved to be peed on" drew a horde of reporters to a small Ohio town for a trial Wednesday.
Mar 11, 2013 18:57 EDT
The Congressional Black Caucus complained to President Barack Obama on Monday about his lack of diversity, highlighting his failure to nominate any African-Americans to his second-term cabinet.
Mar 08, 2013 16:25 EST
Echoing with joyful song and with a congregation bent on leading better lives, this London church is like any other -- except there's no mention of God.
Mar 08, 2013 16:00 EST
Cardinal Sean O'Malley, regarded as a long shot to succeed Pope Benedict XVI, is credited with helping rebuild the Archdiocese of Boston after the devastating 2002 child sex abuse scandal.
Mar 08, 2013 14:47 EST
Armed 'sentinels' could soon be walking the halls of South Dakota elementary and high schools after the largely rural state's governor signed a controversial bill into law Friday.
Mar 06, 2013 15:53 EST
A late winter storm blanketed the eastern United States with snow Wednesday, shutting down the federal government and causing aviation officials to cancel as many as 1,000 flights.
Mar 06, 2013 14:47 EST
The state of Ohio executed a man who killed a security guard while robbing a bookstore amid a drug-fueled crime spree, officials said Wednesday.
Mar 05, 2013 11:01 EST
Motown fans Tuesday mourned the death of Bobby Rogers, one of the original members of Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, who died in Detroit at the age of 73.
Mar 03, 2013 12:52 EST
Defeated Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said it "kills" him to be just another spectator rather than US president as political gridlock paralyzes Washington.
Feb 28, 2013 14:48 EST
Steven Spielberg, named head of the Cannes Film Festival jury Wednesday, is a Hollywood legend and one of modern cinema's most influential filmmakers -- even if his awards glory has faded of late.
Feb 26, 2013 14:46 EST
An Ohio teenager pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing three students and injuring three others in a shooting at a high school near Cleveland.
Feb 24, 2013 08:18 EST
It is a pitiful sight: items seized from bankrupt companies fill this warehouse in Lombardy, a key swing region in the general election, where recession-hit citizens' votes count more than most.
Feb 21, 2013 17:52 EST
A massive winter storm blanketed much of the central United States Thursday, dumping heavy snow, sleet and freezing rain, and even prompting tornado warnings with its high winds.
Feb 21, 2013 12:47 EST
Ford announced plans Thursday to add 450 jobs and invest nearly $200 million at an Ohio engine plant as it expects to more than double the sale of its fuel efficient 'EcoBoost' engines.
Feb 20, 2013 12:36 EST
The US Postal Service is looking to fashion as it struggles financially.
Feb 09, 2013 00:15 EST
The leader of a breakaway Amish group who ordered his followers to chop off his rivals' beards was sentenced to 15 years in prison after being convicted of hate crimes.
Feb 08, 2013 18:00 EST
The leader of a breakaway Amish group who ordered his followers to chop off his rivals' beards was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday after being convicted of hate crimes.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|State of Ohio|
|Official language(s)||None. (English, de facto)|
|Demonym||Ohioan; Buckeye (colloq.)|
|Largest metro area||Greater Cleveland, Greater Cincinnati|
|Area||Ranked 34th in the US|
|- Total||44,825 sq mi|
|- Width||220 miles (355 km)|
|- Length||220 miles (355 km)|
|- % water||8.7|
|- Latitude||38° 24′ N to 41° 59′ N|
|- Longitude||80° 31′ W to 84° 49′ W|
|Population||Ranked 7th in the US|
|- Total||11,485,910 (2008 est.)|
|- Density||256.2/sq mi (98.9/km2)|
Ranked 9th in the US
|- Highest point||Campbell Hill|
1,550 ft (472 m)
|- Mean||853 ft (260 m)|
|- Lowest point||Ohio River|
455 ft (139 m)
|Admission to Union||March 1, 1803 (17th,|
declared retroactively on
August 7, 1953)
|Governor||Ted Strickland (D)|
|Lieutenant Governor||Lee Fisher (D)|
|U.S. Senators||George V. Voinovich (R)|
Sherrod Brown (D)
|U.S. House delegation||10 Democrats, 8 Republicans (list)|
|Time zone||Eastern: UTC-5/-4|