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Suspect Fatally Shot By Dayton Police Identified

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A coroner has identified a man who Dayton police say was fatally shot by an officer after he pointed a gun at police while running from them. The Montgomery County coroner’s office on Tuesday identified the man killed as 26-year-old Antwan Anderson, of...

University Of Dayton Player Charged With Assault

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Court records show a University of Dayton basketball player has been charged with domestic violence and assault. The records show 20-year-old Devon Scott will be arraigned on the misdemeanor counts in Dayton Municipal Court on Monday. A court official says no...

Indicted Ohio Judge’s Trial Set For September

CINCINNATI (AP) — A trial has been set for September for an Ohio juvenile court judge accused of misusing county credit cards and backdating court documents. The trial for Hamilton County Juvenile Court Judge Tracie Hunter was set Tuesday for Sept. 8 Hunter was not at the...

Ohio Candidate Seeks Federal Voting Access Probe

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In an escalating dispute, the leader of Ohio’s largest county has asked federal investigators to determine if recently passed Ohio voting rules are intended to suppress Democratic and minority votes. In a Cleveland news conference Tuesday, Cuyahoga...

APNewsBreak: Traffic Camera Arguments Set In Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court plans to hear arguments in two months on the use of traffic cameras. The justices set June 11 for oral arguments in a motorist’s challenge of a red-light citation in Toledo. He says the city is bypassing the judiciary and violated...

Ohio Official Calls Absentee-ballot Plan Redundant

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief is calling on both sides in a dispute over absentee-ballot distribution in the state’s largest county to negotiate a resolution. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted) says a proposal by Cuyahoga...

Ohio Candidate Calls For More Heroin Treatment

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Democrat candidate for Ohio attorney general is calling for increased drug addiction treatment to combat the state’s heroin epidemic. David Pepper is also promoting a plan to get drugs and dealers off the streets and to put overdose-antidotes in...

Democratic Candidates For Ohio Governor

Here’s a look at the Democratic contenders for governor: NAME: Edward O’Donnell FitzGerald AGE: 45. Born July 10, 1968. EDUCATION: B.A., The Ohio State University, political science; J.D., Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. OCCUPATION: Cuyahoga County Executive, since...

Ex-FBI Agent, Litigator Vie To Face Ohio’s Kasich

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Democrat Ed FitzGerald faces a primary challenge in May from Larry Ealy (EE’-lee), a challenger of the establishment — particularly judges and police — who’s filed dozens of lawsuits in Ohio courts. The winner faces Republican Ohio Gov. John...

Ex-Ohio Attorney General Supports Inmate’s Release

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio attorney general says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted of murder. Former Attorney General James Petro asked a federal judge on Monday to grant Alfred Cleveland’s petition for release or for a new trial in...