A federal trial involving more than a dozen defendants accused in a sex trafficking ring run by Somali gangs has faced a series of delays even before opening arguments start.
U.S. District Judge William J. Haynes again this week ordered jurors to return on Monday as defense attorneys argued that the defendants, many of whom are refugees from Somalia, were juveniles at the time the crimes occurred.
A report focusing on single-family home and condo sales indicates Dayton Home prices grew rapidly in the last four months. According to Clear Capital’s quarterly Home Data Index, local home prices rose by 6.3 percent. Only Phoenix Arizona saw a higher climb in home prices.
Ohio's Republican party chairman has announced he's stepping down just two weeks after GOP leaders in seven of the state's largest counties asked him resign.
Kevin DeWine says he's leaving his post April 13 when a successor will be elected. He says he will remain on the state central committee.
In a letter to party officials Wednesday night, DeWine said "factions within our party" are fighting over who is best to provide leadership. He says that fight could become a "party-splitting dispute that no one will win and everyone will lament."