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citizen group to fight ohio contaminated waste facility


a newly formed citizen group pledges to fight federal plans to store contaminated waste in southern ohio from the cleanup of a cold war-era uranium plant.






citizen group to fight ohio contaminated waste facility


piketon, ohio (ap) — a newly formed citizen group pledges to fight federal plans to store contaminated waste in southern ohio from the cleanup of a cold war-era uranium plant. the chillicothe gazette reports (http://ohne.ws/2wxr782 ) more than 100 people gathered for a recent meeting of the citizens against radioactive dump. the group opposes a […]






shipping resumes to only us underground nuclear waste dump


albuquerque, n.m. (ap) — the nation’s only underground nuclear repository has received its first shipment of waste, more than three years after shipping was halted in response to a radiation release that contaminated part of the facility. the u.s. energy department said monday that the shipment from a federal facility in idaho marked a milestone […]






jordanian in ohio accused of trying to join terrorist group


dayton, ohio (ap) — a jordanian citizen living in ohio has been indicted on a charge of attempting to travel to syria and fight with the islamic state group against the syrian leadership. the u.s. justice department says 26-year-old laith waleed alebbini (layth wah-leed’ ah-leh-been’-ee) was arrested last month at the cincinnati-northern kentucky international airport […]






prosecutors say ohio man planned to join islamic state group


dayton, ohio (ap) — federal prosecutors are accusing a jordanian citizen living in ohio of attempting to travel to syria and fight with the islamic state group against the syrian leadership. the u.s. justice department says 26-year-old laith waleed alebbini was arrested wednesday at the cincinnati-northern kentucky international airport in hebron, kentucky. alebbini is due […]






human legs found in trash prompt ohio homicide investigation


police say two human legs have been found in the trash at a waste-collection facility in ohio's capital, prompting a homicide investigation.






human legs found in trash prompt ohio homicide investigation


columbus, ohio (ap) — police say two human legs have been found in the trash at a waste-collection facility in ohio’s capital, prompting a homicide investigation. columbus police were called to the business on the city’s south side late tuesday afternoon. officers responding to the scene confirmed that the discovery involved human remains. wcmh-tv reports […]






the latest: ap exclusive: epa surveys toxic waste sites


the latest on harvey-related flooding and highly contaminated toxic waste sites near houston (all times local):






the latest: collapse larger than thought at nuke waste site


the latest on an accident at the hanford nuclear waste facility in washington state (all times local):






cleanup at idaho nuclear landfill on hold after pit collapse


boise, idaho (ap) — some cleanup efforts at a nuclear waste landfill in idaho were placed on hold while workers try to figure out what caused a collapse in a dig area that sent an excavator into a pit. the excavator was digging up transuranic waste — which is waste contaminated with highly radioactive elements. […]






cleanup at idaho nuclear landfill on hold after pit collapse


boise, idaho (ap) — some cleanup efforts at a nuclear waste landfill in eastern idaho are on hold while workers try to figure out what caused a collapse in a dig area that sent an excavator into a pit. the excavator was digging up transuranic waste — which is waste contaminated with highly radioactive elements. […]






‘we will not be a nuclear waste dump’: vulnerable gop senator slams trump’s neva


sen. dean heller (r-nv) got a nasty surprise this week when he discovered that president donald trump’s proposed budget would revive the yucca mountain storage facility for nuclear power plant waste in his home state. heller, by far the most vulnerable republican in the senate in the 2018 midt...






flooding threatens toxic waste sites as hurricane irma nears


dozens of staff from the environmental protection agency are working to help secure some of the nation's most contaminated toxic waste sites as hurricane irma bears down on florida. the agency said its employees are evacuating personnel, securing equipment and safeguarding hazardous materials ahead...






wwii bomb transported across germany, found at waste site


police say an unexploded world war ii bomb was inadvertently transported across germany before being discovered at a waste disposal facility, where it was defused.






flooding threatens toxic waste sites as hurricane irma nears


dozens of personnel from the environmental protection agency worked to secure some of the nation's most contaminated toxic waste sites as hurricane irma bore down on florida. the agency said its employees evacuated personnel, secured equipment and safeguarded hazardous materials in anticipation...






essential california: 1,800 tons of nuclear waste with an ocean view and nowhere


good morning, and welcome to the essential california newsletter. it’s monday, july 3, and here’s what’s happening across california: top stories where the waste goes at the san onofre nuclear power plant, there’s 1,800 tons of radioactive waste with an ocean view and nowhere else to go. the facility...






concerns about human waste along boulder creek have city officials considering n


the problem of human waste left along boulder creek in downtown boulder and in other city parkland is not a new one, but the has seen a rise in citizen complaints in recent months and is mulling ways to attend to the needs of its homeless population.






slain ohio inmate was apparently attacked by another inmate


lucasville, ohio (ap) — the ohio state highway patrol says it’s investigating the death of an inmate who was apparently attacked by another inmate at a prison. a patrol report says melvin green received serious injuries to his head tuesday afternoon at the southern ohio correctional facility in lucasville, about 95 miles (156 kilometers) southwest […]






here's how l.a. county citizens panel wants to spend $355 million a year in home


the citizen planning group for the measure h sales tax drew up final recommendations wednesday for how los angeles county should spend $355 million annually over the next three years to fight homelessness. the 50-member panel — composed of homeless advocates, service providers, local government...






film looks at citizen journalists' efforts to document war in syria


it looks at the challenges -- and dangers -- a citizen journalist group in raqqa has faced in exposing isis atrocities amid ongoing conflict






ohio state paid almost $1.6m to fight band director lawsuits


columbus, ohio (ap) — ohio state university’s legal bills for defending the firing of its former marching band director after accusations he allowed a “sexualized culture” in the band totaled almost $1.6 million. financial documents recently released by ohio state show its legal costs to fight former band director jonathan waters’ lawsuits over his firing […]






tunnel with nuclear waste collapses in washington state


a portion of an underground tunnel containing rail cars full of radioactive waste collapsed tuesday at a sprawling storage facility in a remote area of washington state, forcing an evacuation of some workers at the site that made plutonium for nuclear weapons for decades after world war ii.






prosecutors get investigative file in shooting of uae man


hudson, ohio (ap) — prosecutors have received the investigative files in the police shooting of an unarmed united arab emirates citizen who fled after an ohio car crash. cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2rkx6j4 ) reports the ohio bureau of investigation said friday that prosecutors with the state attorney general’s office could ask for a follow-up investigation into 26-year-old […]






man guilty on terrorism charge, planning attack on us judge


toledo, ohio (ap) — an indian citizen who studied at ohio state university has pleaded guilty to supporting terrorism and trying to arrange the killing of a federal judge who had been overseeing his case. yahya farooq mohammad is one of four men with ohio ties accused in 2015 of working to send money to […]






film looks at citizen journalists' efforts to document war in syria


“city of ghosts” looks at the challenges -- and dangers -- a citizen journalist group in raqqa has faced in exposing isis atrocities amid ongoing conflict






film looks at citizen journalists' efforts to document war in syria


"city of ghosts" looks at the challenges -- and dangers -- a citizen journalist group in raqqa has faced in exposing isis atrocities amid ongoing conflict






tunnel collapses at hanford nuclear waste site in washington state


a portion of an underground tunnel containing rail cars filled with radioactive waste collapsed tuesday at a sprawling storage facility in a remote area of washington state, forcing an evacuation of some workers at the site that made plutonium for nuclear weapons for decades after world war ii....






a tunnel collapsed at the hanford nuclear waste site on tuesday. here’s what you


it sounds scary, but we’re probably fine the purex facility at hanford. hanford/doe yes, there was a tunnel collapse at a former nuclear processing facility on tuesday. no, you don’t need to panic. knowledge is power: what is hanford? in 1943, the united states government bought out an area in...






ohio governor delays 9 executions as court fight continues


columbus, ohio (ap) — ohio gov. john kasich (kay’-sihk) has delayed nine executions as a court fight continues over the constitutionality of the state’s lethal injection process. the republican governor’s announcement monday postpones an execution scheduled for next month until july. it also pushes eight other procedures back months. kasich said the timing of arguments […]






tests find marijuana in emirati man killed by ohio officer


hudson, ohio (ap) — authorities say an unarmed united arab emirates citizen who fled after an ohio car crash and was fatally shot by police had marijuana in his system. cleveland.com (http://bit.ly/2kfn5x0 ) reports that toxicology tests for the 26-year-old case western reserve university law student found no other drugs or alcohol in his system. […]






ohio group creating artists village with shipping containers


akron, ohio (ap) — a project in ohio to turn shipping containers into homes for traveling artists is moving ahead. the plan is for the first artists to move in near downtown akron this summer. a group called akron soul train is behind the idea. they’re using a private grant and donations to get the […]






gatehouse names new publisher for group of 8 ohio newspapers


wooster, ohio (ap) — gatehouse media has named a new publisher and regional editor for a group of newspapers in northern and eastern ohio. veteran publisher and advertising executive bill albrecht will be publisher for eight newspapers: the review in alliance, the ashland times-gazette, the daily jeffersonian in cambridge, the canton repository, the kent-ravenna record-courier, […]






ohio governor delays 8 executions amid court fight over constitutionality of sta


columbus, ohio (ap) — ohio governor delays 8 executions amid court fight over constitutionality of state’s lethal injection process.






the latest: ohio governor delays 8 executions during appeal


the latest on ohio's lethal injection court fight (all times local):






ohio government websites hacked with pro-islamic state messages


the website of ohio governor john kasich apparently was hacked on sunday with a posting professing love for the jihadist group islamic state. other state government websites also may have been compromised, including those for the ohio department of rehabilitation and correction and for ohio first...