Prosecutor’s Office Ends Probe In 8-year-old Boy’s Suicide

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor’s investigation into the suicide of an 8-year-old Ohio boy whose mother says he was bullied at school has been closed, with no action expected. The Hamilton County prosecutor’s office said Monday it accepts the coroner’s conclusion...

3 injured, 2 critically, in crash on Hancock-Putnam line

BENTON RIDGE — Three people were injured, two critically, when a car and a pickup truck collided Monday afternoon at a rural intersection on the western edge of Hancock County, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. Audra Oglesbee, 48, of McComb, the driver of the...

Policeman Who Appeared To Kick Man In Head On Video Is Fired

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police officer who subdued a restrained suspect in a way that appeared to show him kicking the suspect in the head has been fired. The city’s public safety director announced the decision Monday in the case of officer Zachary Rosen. The ruling by Ned...

Columbus Fires Police Officer Seen In Head-kick Video

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus has fired a police officer who subdued a restrained suspect in a way that appeared to show him kicking the suspect in the head. The city’s Public Safety director announced the decision Monday in the case of officer Zachary Rosen. A video taken...

Search Turns Up No Additional Asian Carp In Chicago Waterway

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Officials say no additional Asian carp have turned up in the Chicago waterway where the recent discovery of an adult male carp triggered an intensive search. Federal and state agencies hired commercial crews to comb the area after a fisherman landed...

Correction: Cold Case-Rape Charge Story

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — In a story July 7 about a man charged with raping a disabled woman in 2000, The Associated Press — relying on a news release from the prosecutor’s office — erroneously reported Brian Sundin’s age. Sundin is 58 years old, not 42, the...

Police Officer Shot 4 Times Is Recovering; Shooter Killed

UNIONTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A man with a history of confrontations with police shot an officer four times while he was responding to a domestic violence call before another officer returned fire and killed him, investigators said. The veteran Uniontown officer who was injured, Sgt....

Man Guilty On Terrorism Charge, Planning Attack On US Judge

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Indian citizen who studied at Ohio State University has pleaded guilty to supporting terrorism and trying to arrange the killing of a federal judge who had been overseeing his case. Yahya Farooq Mohammad is one of four men with Ohio ties accused in 2015 of...

Man Shot By Police Officers In Street Confrontation Dies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man shot by Ohio police officers during a confrontation last week has died. A Columbus police statement says 30-year-old Kareem Ali Nadir Jones died Monday at a hospital. Police say two officers encountered Jones on Friday evening walking between cars and...

Ohio Orders Pipeline To Builder To Clean Up After Its Spills

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s environmental agency is ordering a company building a natural gas pipeline across Ohio to come up with a plan to clean up its spills from drilling and get rid of diesel-soaked mud. The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency also wants the state to...