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Convicted Ohio Amish Leader Says Evidence Weak

CINCINNATI (AP) — The leader of 16 Ohio Amish men and women found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of their faith is arguing in a new court filing that federal prosecutors are assassinating his character in the face of weak evidence. Samuel...

Convicted Ohio Amish Leader Continues Appeal

CINCINNATI (AP) — The ringleader of 16 Ohio Amish men and women convicted of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of their faith is arguing that government prosecutors are assassinating his character in the face of weak evidence. In a court filing Monday,...

Ohio Senate To Vote On Deal To Let Tesla Sell Cars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio senators plan to vote on a bill that would let electric car maker Tesla Motors operate three dealerships in the state. The vote comes after Ohio auto dealers struck a compromise to allow California-based Tesla to sell its electric cars at existing...

Stray Dog’s Leg Amputated After Shooting In Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio have are looking for a man suspected of shooting a German shepherd whose front leg had to be amputated. The stray dog was found last week in a Toledo neighborhood with a bullet wound in her leg. The dog’s leg had to be amputated...

Report: 4 Sentenced To Death In Ohio In 2013

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An annual report on capital punishment in Ohio says four people were condemned to die last year, bringing the total number under Ohio’s 1981 law to 320 death sentences. The report by Attorney General Mike DeWine says 52 inmates have been executed, 18...

Hancock County may sue over courthouse work

Frustrated with renovation work to the third floor of the courthouse, Hancock County officials are considering a lawsuit. The commissioners moved into closed executive session this afternoon to discuss the problems with judges Joseph Niemeyer and Reginald Routson, representatives...

Seneca County EMS director proposes ambulance district changes

TIFFIN — Ken Majors, director of Seneca County Emergency Medical Service, made a proposal to the county commissioners Tuesday which will reduce the number of ambulance districts, but increase the manpower for better coverage. Ultimately, how ambulance service proceeds in the...

Bond Set For Man In Fatal Ohio Amish Buggy Crash

BURTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man was in court to face an aggravated vehicular homicide charge following a crash with an Amish buggy that killed one person and injured three others. Douglas Learn was arraigned Tuesday in Chardon municipal court where a judge set a $75,000...

Indiana Guardsman Pleads Guilty In Ohio Bomb Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Indiana Guardsman has pleaded guilty to having homemade explosive devices in his vehicle when he was stopped in Ohio. Andrew Boguslawski (boh-guhs-LAW’-skee) faces 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to having nine unregistered bombs...

Indiana Man Pleads Guilty In Ohio Bomb Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Indiana Guardsman has pleaded guilty to having homemade explosive devices in his vehicle when he was stopped in Ohio. Andrew Boguslawski (boh-guhs-LAW’-skee) faces 10 years in prison after pleading guilty Tuesday to having nine unregistered bombs...