KETTERING, Ohio - An Ohio school board is considering the future a teacher accused of calling students names.
The human resources director for the Kettering schools said suspended Fairmont High School English teacher, Michael Togliatti, also repeatedly used profanity and ridiculed the district superintendent in class.
The Dayton Daily News reports the school board voted Tuesday night for Togliatti to be suspended without pay, pending termination.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Some Ohio school districts who saw tax levy defeats yesterday at the polls will look at trying again in November.
Superintendent Lori Handler of the Mount Healthy schools tells The Cincinnati Enquirer her suburban Cincinnati district has no choice but to put the back on the ballot. She says the schools have had to slash programs that benefit students.
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Visitations and funeral services have been set for the two pilots killed in the crash of a Wright Brothers-style biplane in western Ohio.
The Dayton Daily News reports the families of 73-year-old Don Gum and 64-year-old Mitchell Cary will receive visitors separately Wednesday evening, and the families scheduled funeral services for Thursday.
The men were members of Wright "B" Flyer Inc., an all-volunteer, nonprofit organization.
Federal investigators say an announcement of what caused the crash last Saturday could take up to eight months.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ten people in Ohio have been sickened with salmonella poisoning in a national outbreak authorities say appears linked to eating ground turkey.
An overall 77 cases in 26 states have been reported. One person has died, but not in Ohio. The state is among those with the highest number of cases. A spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Health says people became sick from April 22 to June 26.
CINCINNATI, Ohio - A federal judge has tossed out a lawsuit by an anti-abortion group that claimed Ohio law restricts political speech.
The judge also Monday refused to dismiss former U.S. Rep. Steve Driehaus' defamation lawsuit against the group over advertising criticizing his vote on the health care overhaul.
The lawsuits stem from disputes over billboards the Susan B. Anthony List planned during Driehaus' unsuccessful 2010 re-election campaign. The Democrat sought an Ohio Election Commission order blocking the billboards over possibly false claims.