Earlier this year, the U.S. Department of Transportation said it was looking into whether farmers should be required to have commercial driver's licenses to operate farm machinery. This week, WYSO’s Jerry Kenney reports – that decision has been made.
DOT officials announced that they won't move forward with Commercial license requirement. Dozens of members of Congress from farm states in the Midwest wrote to the transportation department, asking that the idea be scrapped.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A judge is scheduled to sentence the final two defendants today in a marijuana case that state investigators have called an example of cartel-sponsored drug production. All 11 men arrested last September after a sweep of a growing operation in Muskingum County have pleaded guilty.
DAYTON, Ohio - Ohio has seen a jump in FBI background checks on prospective gun buyers this year.
The Dayton Daily News reports the FBI ran nearly 248,000 checks for firearm purchases in Ohio during the first seven months of this year, according to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System. The number was up 17.7 percent from the same period in 2010.