Cops: Serial Abductor Broke Into Ohio Homes To Kidnap Girls

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in the Cleveland area have arrested a man who they say broke into two homes and kidnapped a girl and tried to abduct another within the past year. Investigators said Monday that they found DNA to link the 29-year-old man to both cases. They’re...

Police Arrest Cleveland-area Man; Call Him A Serial Abductor

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in the Cleveland area have arrested a man who they say broke into two homes and kidnapped a young girl and tried to abduct another within the past year. Investigators said Monday that they found DNA to link the 29-year-old man to both cases....

Prosecutors Charge Ohio Teen Whose Gun Killed Toddler

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors in Ohio have charged a teenager whose gun got into the hands of a 7-year-old who accidentally shot a 3-year-old boy to death. Authorities in Toledo filed charges of complicity to negligent homicide and failure to secure firearms against the...
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American Profile ‘Holiday Shortcuts’ magazine edition

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Ohio Gas Prices Up; Remain Slightly Below National Average

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gas prices in Ohio are up about 13 cents compared with this time a week ago, while remaining below the national average. The average price for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was about $2.16 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price...

After 2-year-old’s Death, Stepdad Charged Over Unsecured Gun

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The stepfather of a 2-year-old girl who was fatally shot has been charged with child endangering in northwest Ohio. The Blade in Toledo reports that court documents indicate 27-year-old Turhan Johnson told police he left a handgun unsecured in his home. No...

Off-duty Cop Hurt While Breaking Up Cincinnati Knife Fight

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say an off-duty officer and two other people were injured after a knife fight broke out in the area of Cincinnati’s Fountain Square this weekend. Lt. Steve Saunders says police received reports of the altercation at the downtown square around 2 a.m....

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The (Ashtabula) Star-Beacon, Dec. 1 Flag burning is disrespectful to all who have served America proudly and shows an utter lack of perspective that takes for granted how blessed United States...

Suspect In Custody After Cleveland Man Killed Over Drug Debt

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old man in a neighborhood that borders Cleveland’s downtown area. Officers were dispatched to a home on East 43rd Street around 8 a.m. Sunday following reports of a shooting....

Police Officer Fatally Shoots Suspect In Summit County

HUDSON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is investigating after a suspect was fatally shot by a police officer following an accident along the Ohio Turnpike in Summit County. Hudson police say the unidentified male suspect was driving on the highway at a high...