An Air Force veteran of the the Persian Gulf War from Loveland and a Reading nun who served in the Navy during World War II are being inducted today into the Ohio Veterans Hall of Fame.
They are part of a 2012 class of 15 veterans from around Ohio being inducted today in ceremonies at the Museum of National Museum of the U.S. Air Force in Dayton.
Sister Mary McHugh of Reading, who entered the Sisters of Notre Dame order in 1954, served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. She was instrumental in reviving the first American Legion Post in Ohio for female veterans.
Hamilton County Sheriff-elect Jim Neil is preparing to take over the reins. Neil bested outgoing Sheriff Simon Leis' right-hand man, becoming the first Democrat to hold the office in more than three decades.
Two people are jailed following a huge seizure of marijuana in Butler County. Sgt. Monte Mayer said it is believed to be the largest in county history. Police confiscated 900 pounds of pot worth $1.1 million. Mayer says the bust happened Tuesday night.
The Sheriff's Department believes the shipment originated in Mexico. The Butler County Undercover Regional Narcotics Taskforce intercepted the shipment and made a "controlled delivery" of the shipment to an empty storefront in 4700 of Industry Drive in Fairfield.