News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press

Posted: Updated:

CANTON, Ohio (AP) - Firefighters have reportedly transported at least two people from an apartment fire in Canton. WEWS-TV in Cleveland reports crews in Canton were dispatched around 7:25 a.m. Saturday to the three-story brick apartment building on 25th Street NW near Market Avenue. Several residents were reportedly inside when the fire broke out.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio pediatric doctor who pleaded guilty to accessing child pornography is citing a troubled childhood and his own sexual abuse as a boy as he seeks a lower sentence. Prosecutors are calling for a four-year sentence for Christopher Pelloski, former director of Ohio State University's pediatric cancer radiation program. His sentencing is scheduled for May 2nd.

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Ohio-based Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has narrowed the list of possible names for the new airship that is the next generation of its famous blimp. The Akron Beacon Journal reports people submitted more than 15,000 suggestions through a naming contest. The ten finalists include Ambassador, Explorer, Inspiration and Pride of Goodyear.

LANCASTER, Ohio (AP) - Authorities have seized two large snakes, a young alligator and other animals from a central Ohio home after neighbors complained to the local humane society. The Lancaster Eagle-Gazette reports two anacondas, a young alligator, two rabbits and two dogs were removed Friday from a home in Lancaster, roughly 30 miles southeast of Columbus.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow