OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) - A teenager who pointed Ohio authorities to the bodies of 2 dead brothers who had been reported missing has now been charged in their deaths. A prosecutor in northwest Ohio says the 17-year-old is charged with delinquency in connection with aggravated murder. The brothers' bodies were found hours after they were reported missing May 9th.
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - Police say a 19-year-old is charged with aggravated murder in the stabbing of an 11-week-old baby in northern Ohio. Sandusky police say the man is due to be arraigned today. Investigators say he is related to the baby but is not the child's father. Police Chief John Orzech says what led up to the stabbing is still under investigation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Officials say drilling in Ohio's Utica shale region nearly doubled the output of oil and natural gas there since 2011. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources announced Thursday that the drilling process known as hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in the shale region of eastern Ohio increased the oil output by 93% and the natural gas output by 80% in that time.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's unemployment rate for April was 7% - down just slightly from 7.1% the two previous months. State officials released the unemployment rate this morning ahead of the newest statewide labor force data. The rate has consistently remained below the national level. The U.S. unemployment rate for April was 7.5%.
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