A group of roughly 40 locals gathered outside of the federal building in Canton Tuesday to protest the IRS. Local Attorney Jeff Jackmides says people are complaining that certain political groups are being scrutinized by the IRS with respect to their fundraising activities. Jackmides says although similar situations have happened under other administrations, now there is real evidence that there was in fact a plan to target certain groups. A similar protest took place in Cincinnati as well.
An area family is mourning the death of their 2 year old son Andrew, after he drown in the Muskingum River over the weekend. Police say the autistic boy, Andrew Howell and his family are from Akron. They were staying at a cabin near the river when the toddler wandered away from his family Saturday. The boys mother said she turned her attention away from maybe 30 seconds. Officials say Andrew apparently headed straight for the river, about 100 yards away. His family found his body in the water later that day. He was pronounced dead at Zanesville hospital.
A 36-year-old man will receive a life sentence for ending an argument with his elderly landlady by firing a bullet into the back of her head.
Several local charities and churches are collecting money for Oklahoma City's tornado-ravaged neighborhoods, but volunteers are being discouraged from traveling there while search-and-recovery efforts are ongoing.
As the Ohio Department of Natural Resources investigates the third fatal fall from a cliff in the Hocking Hills region since April, a park ranger outlined planned safety improvements.
Sixteen fallen Ohio soldiers who died in battle over the last 13 months were honored in separate, consecutive, solemn ceremonies by state lawmakers and Gov. John Kasich today.