Day baseball today, in Minneapolis.
The Cleveland Indians and Minnesota Twins will wrap their three-game series, starting at 1:10. You can hear this afternoon’s game on 95.3, WLKR.
Authorities are investigating the death of a Fremont man who disappeared during a concert at Progressive Field.
The body of 22-year-old Cory Barron was found yesterday, at the Lorain County landfill in Oberlin. Barron disappeared Friday night, during the Jason Aldean concert. Investigators say Barron may have fallen down a fifth-level garbage chute at the ballpark.
30 years in a federal prison for an Ashland man accused of enslaving a mentally disabled woman.
28-year-old Jordie Callahan was sentenced yesterday in U.S. District Court. Federal prosecutors were hoping for a life sentence. Callahan and his girlfriend, Jessica Hunt, held the woman and her young daughter captive for nearly two years, until late 2012. During that time, the two stole the woman’s public assistance checks, forced her to have sex and stole painkillers prescribed by her doctor. Hunt will be sentenced tomorrow.
The results are in from a weekend ‘under-21′ alcohol sting in Bellevue.
Out of 11 businesses, three sold alcohol to someone under 21. Clerks at those three businesses were given misdemeanor citations.
It’s day one of the Ohio State Fair.
The opening ceremony will be held at 9am. The 161st state fair runs through August 3rd, in Columbus.
Jobless rates in Huron and Erie counties were unchanged last month.
According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Huron County’s June unemployment rate was 6.7 percent, while Erie County’s was 4.7 percent. Jobless rates increased in all other area counties. Among the state’s 88 counties, Monroe County had Ohio’s highest unemployment rate last month, 11.7 percent. Mercer County had the state’s lowest jobless rate, just 3.3 percent.
Sandusky voters will decide on a proposed, bundled tax increase this fall.
If approved, the city’s income tax would increase from one to 1.25 percent, while Sandusky’s admissions tax would increase one percent, to four percent. Combined, the two would generate $2.3 million annually.
Ohioans who bought health insurance through the Affordable Care Act could see premiums skyrocket, due to a federal court ruling.
An appeals court has ruled, low and middle income people who bought policies through the federal insurance exchange are not eligible for billions of dollars in tax credits.
Biologists with the Division of Wildlife verified 200 bobcat sightings in Ohio in 2013.
It’s the first time sightings increased to 200. Bobcats were confirmed in 36 counties last year, but most of the sightings were in southeast Ohio. In addition to the 200 verified sightings, there were 226 unverified bobcat sightings last year. The bobcat was recently removed from the Ohio Endangered and Threatened Species list, but it remains protected in the state.
Today is National Hot Dog Day.
It’s also National Batman Day. Batman is 75.