To mark last month’s National Falls Prevention Awareness Day, and to raise awareness of the epidemic of falls among older Ohioans, the STEADY U Ohio initiative asked community organizations and individuals around the state to help take "10 Million Steps to Prevent Falls" throughout September. Communities responded, with 59 different organizations sponsoring 55 community events. Statewide, more than 3,500 Ohioans walked approximately 6,800 miles. At an average of 2,500 steps per mile, that's 17 million steps taken in the name of falls prevention.
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A Springfield firefighter who traveled to New York City after the 9/11 terrorist attacks to help with cleanup efforts isn’t entitled to compensation as a victim of crime, the Ohio Court of Claims ruled recently.
A former Cleveland Housing Network official was sentenced to 30 months in prison for taking bribes and steering contracts, law enforcement officials said.
Accessible, affordable health care is the aim of a bill that members of an Senate committee may take up in the final weeks of the 131st General Assembly of the Ohio Legislation.
Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor announced that the average rate changes in 2015 for Ohio’s top 10 homeowners and private passenger auto insurance groups increased by their smallest amounts in years. Homeowners insurance experienced a 1.5 percent adjustment, the lowest change since 2007. Auto insurance had its slightest rise in four years at 2.3 percent.
Senior Kiersten Johnson scored a pair of goals in her final Toledo home match but Western Michigan spoiled the celebration in a high-scoring affair, 4-3, on Sunday afternoon at Scott Park.
A man convicted of plotting to kill a judge, a mayor, a prosecutor and a police chief will receive a limited resentencing according to a recent judgment from the 11th District Court of Appeals.
A new Harris Poll commissioned by Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance reveals that a majority of retired women are on course for financial hardship during non-productive years.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) recently rejected FirstEnergy’s modified Retail Rate Stability (RRS) rider or “virtual PPA” proposal. The Commission ordered FirstEnergy’s Ohio utilities to establish PUCO staff’s recommended Distribution Modernization Rider (DMR) instead, and to eliminate the existing RRS rider.
Junior wide receiver Cody Thompson caught four touchdown passes and the Rocket defense contained a dangerous Chippewa offense to help Toledo to a 31-17 victory over Central Michigan at the Glass Bowl Saturday afternoon.
Twenty people were indicted for their roles in a conspiracy that brought large amounts of fentanyl, heroin and cocaine into Greater Cleveland from Chicago and Yonkers, New York, law enforcement officials said.
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In a testament to the safety of youth and sound management, each of the juvenile correction facilities and community corrections facilities in Ohio have met all of the standards of the federal Prison Rape Elimination Act.
The crisis arrived swiftly and with overpowering potency, leaving the patient stunned, uncertain how to escape the drug-induced fog.
The University of Toledo basketball teams will host "Tricks, Treats and Dunks," a special season preview on Wednesday, Oct. 26 in Savage Arena at 6:00 p.m. Admission is free.
With only 5,000 downloads via Google Play, the Ohio Department of Public Safety seeks to expand the number of downloads and the use of the Safer Ohio app - a multi-function, mobile public safety tool.
Three Ohio men were indicted for conspiring to transport explosives that could be used to crack safes, said Carole S. Rendon, U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Stephen D. Anthony, Special Agent in Charge of the FBI’s Cleveland Office.
The federal 6th Circuit Court of Appeals recently stood with precedent when it upheld paperwork requirements for pro se litigants in prison.
The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) could save up to $3.5 million annually by replacing outdated structures with more efficient facilities that are more strategically located, according to a performance audit released recently by Auditor of State Dave Yost.
The 10th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed a judgment suspending an Ohio neurologist for irresponsibly prescribing pain medication.