Sunday, July 27 2014 5:57 PM EDT2014-07-27 21:57:03 GMT
A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >>
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >>
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohioans of all ages can fish free this weekend without a fishing license in any of the state's public waters.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says Ohioans can fish free Saturday and Sunday. Ohio anglers 16 years and older are required to have a valid fishing license at all other times of the year to take fish, frogs or turtles from Ohio waters. Ohio fishing licenses cost $19 a year.
The department also has established family-friendly fishing areas at Sycamore State Park, Delaware State Park, Maumee Bay State Park and Caesar Creek State Park. The ponds will be open throughout the week and stocked with catchable channel catfish. They are open to youths through 15 years of age.
An estimated 1.3 million people fish each year in Ohio.
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Monday, July 28 2014 11:51 AM EDT2014-07-28 15:51:09 GMT
After more than six weeks of sometimes testy talks, House and Senate negotiators have agreed on a compromise plan to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records...More >>
A bipartisan deal to improve veterans health care would authorize at least $15 billion in emergency spending to fix a veterans health program scandalized by long patient wait times and falsified records covering up delays.More >>
Monday, July 28 2014 3:52 AM EDT2014-07-28 07:52:30 GMT
Authorities say powerful storms crossing east Tennessee have destroyed 10 homes and damaged others, though there are no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries.More >>
Powerful storms that raked across several states in the eastern U.S. on Sunday destroyed at least 10 homes in Tennessee, but there were no immediate reports of any deaths or injuries, authorities said.More >>