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Patrol: Teenage Driver Killed In Multiple-vehicle Crash

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — State troopers say their preliminary investigation indicates a teen driver’s car traveled left of center before striking two vehicles, killing the teen and critically injuring a woman in southwestern Ohio. The State Highway Patrol’s statement says...

Police: Parents Say They Buried Stillborn Daughter In Yard

RIVERSIDE, Ohio (AP) — Police say parents told them that they buried their stillborn daughter in their Ohio yard after an at-home birth in December. The Dayton Daily News and WHIO-TV Riverside police Maj. Adam Colon says remains identified as Addalynn Marie George were discovered...

Source: Pillich To Leave Governor’s Race, Back Cordray

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democrats’ lone female gubernatorial candidate will leave the race Wednesday to back rival Richard Cordray, as the former federal consumer watchdog positions for his hoped-for bid against Republican Mike DeWine, a source said. A Democrat close to...

Sex Offender Convicted In Rape, Murder Of 14-year-old Girl

CLEVELAND (AP) — A registered sex offender has been convicted of raping and killing a 14-year-old Ohio girl and could face the death penalty. Jurors on Tuesday found 45-year-old Christopher Whitaker guilty of aggravated murder and charges including kidnapping and rape in Alianna...

E-school, State Take Funding Fight To Ohio Supreme Court

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Supreme Court justices began weighing arguments in a hot-button case over how Ohio calculated funding for one of the nation’s largest online charter schools after grilling both sides’ attorneys for nearly an hour on Tuesday. The case’s...

Police release 911 call in Jeffery Gary murder

A 911 call asking police to come to 1316 Fox St. for the shooting death of Jeffery L. Gary on Sunday reveals a panicked scene. A caller can be heard saying repeatedly, “Oh my God, oh my God,” as the dispatcher asks for the address. (NOTE: The call below contains some coarse...

Love for sport fuels Stiegler’s lengthy career

JACKSON, Wyo. (AP) — Resi Stiegler may not match her father’s medal total, but she has already beaten him in one Olympic category. Stiegler’s third Olympic selection this year means she has passed father Pepi in appearances at the Winter Games. The Austrian dominated...

U.S. women beat Russia 5-0, early showdown with Canada next

GANGNEUNG, South Korea (AP) — Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson can’t remember ever scoring twice on the same shift. The three-time Olympian looking for her first gold medal is just happy to give the Americans a bit of a boost. She did it in Olympic record fashion....

Favorites Klaebo, Nilsson handle pressure, win Olympic gold

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (AP) — Being the best sometimes just makes the pressure even greater. That was true for both Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo and Stina Nilsson, who came into the Pyeongchang Olympics as the favorites in the cross-country skiing sprints. They seem to have handled...

South Africa’s ruling party finally turns against Zuma

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — South Africa’s ruling party on Tuesday disowned President Jacob Zuma after sticking with him through years of scandals, ordering him to resign in an attempt to resolve a leadership crisis that has disrupted government business in one of Africa’s...