BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) - One of the Bowling Green State University football team's leading scorers has been charged with attempted rape in northwestern Ohio. Court records show 19-year-old William Houston, of Dublin, was arraigned this week in Bowling Green Municipal Court and later released on bail. Records show no attorney for the sophomore running back.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's elections chief has issued an order requiring all poll workers to undergo mandatory training before the fall election. State law already requires new poll workers to go through training before they work an election. Retraining is required at a minimum of every three years for those who have previously worked at the polls.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Cleveland police have eliminated a backlog of untested sexual assault evidence. Police say they've sent the last of nearly 4,000 rape kits to a state crime lab. The Plain Dealer reports it could take another year before the testing is complete. Authorities began the effort in 2009.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - It's time for the Ohio State Fair. The annual event kicks off today in Columbus. New attractions include a bear show, a gymnastics and dance performance on horseback, and foods such as the sloppy donut, banana dog, chicken dog and funnel cake sundae. Governor John Kasich (KAY'-sik) will join general manager Virgil Strickler in opening ceremonies.
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