Charges Dismissed Against Ohio Man In Baby’s Fatal Shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors have dropped aggravated murder charges against a 19-year-old Cleveland man indicted in the fatal shooting of a 5-month-old girl as her mother drove to a store for birthday cake supplies. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County court records show Davon...

Ohio Prosecutor Plans To Discuss Police Shooting Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor plans to discuss the case of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer whose trial in the fatal shooting of a black motorist ended in a hung jury on murder and voluntary manslaughter counts. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters...

Judge Orders Return Of Tigers, Other Seized Exotic Animals

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A county judge ordered state officials on Monday to return six tigers, a bear and three other big cats to a roadside sanctuary where they lived when they were seized nearly two years ago amid a crackdown on keeping exotic creatures. The ruling said the Ohio...

‘Super Size Me’ Maker’s Eatery: Business Test? Social Stunt?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio pop-up restaurant promoted by the maker of the documentary film “Super Size Me” as a test for a restaurant concept may have been a stunt about how marketing can misrepresent food quality. Morgan Spurlock’s “Holy...

Michigan-Ohio State Tradition Has Playoff Implications Again

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Never mind that No. 2 Ohio State’s clash with No. 3 Michigan this week is the most meaningful contest between the bitter rivals in a decade. In Columbus, the game against “The Team Up North” doesn’t need any additional hype. Legendary...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Marietta Times, Nov. 19 We want to add our voice to that of local law enforcement cautioning drivers to avoid drugged driving. The long-running drug problem in our communities has led to...

Findlay man hurt after hitting utility pole

A Findlay man was injured after his vehicle struck a utility pole in Findlay this morning, according to the Findlay Police Department. Matthew McCrory, 63, of Findlay, was taken by Hanco Emergency Medical Service to Blanchard Valley Hospital after a single-vehicle accident about...

Former Death Row Inmate Appeals Again, Seeking To Sue Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former inmate who spent years on death row for a double murder he didn’t commit is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to rule for a second time that he can continue to sue the state for wrongful imprisonment. The high court kept alive Dale...

The Letter M Disappears As Rivalry Week Begins In Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Rivalry Week is serious business around here. Ohio State fans’ distaste for Michigan is so strong that even the letter M is unpopular in Columbus this week. Visitors to the Woody Hayes Football Center on Monday morning found that someone used red tape...

Kentucky Takes Over No. 1 Spot From Duke In Basketball Poll

Kentucky moves into the No. 1 spot in The Associated Press college basketball poll, replacing Duke, which dropped to sixth following its final-seconds loss to Kansas in the Champions Classic. The Wildcats (4-0), who also beat then-No. 13 Michigan State in the Champions Classic,...