Consumer grade fireworks would be legal to use in Ohio under legislation that barely cleared a House committee over the objections of opponents.
The mastermind of a $3.5 tax fraud scheme that unraveled because the conspirators misspelled the names of common cities on forms has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison.
Federal authorities in Ohio say five people have been sentenced to prison in a scheme to file tax returns in the name of dead taxpayers to defraud the Internal Revenue Service of at least $1.7 million. Prosecutors say four Ohioans and a Florida man were sentenced this week in Cleveland. They pleaded guilty to various [...]