No Indictment Of Dragged Police Officer Who Killed Driver

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police officer who fatally shot a man during a traffic stop and attempted arrest a year ago after being dragged alongside a vehicle won’t face criminal charges in the matter. The Franklin County prosecutor says a grand jury this week considered...

Ex-teacher Who Faked Cancer, Spouse’s Death Must Repay $57K

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio elementary school teacher accused of faking her husband’s death and falsely claiming to have leukemia to collect paid leave has been sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to pay over $57,000 in restitution to the school...

Devils, Blue Jackets Sit Top Players For Rest In Game 82

MVP front-runner Taylor Hall will sit out the New Jersey Devils’ regular-season finale after the team clinched a playoff spot despite seeding being at stake. New Jersey is resting Hall, fellow forwards Kyle Palmieri and Travis Zajac, and defenseman Sami Vatanen in Game 82...

Putnam County woman faces 7 counts of bank fraud

A Putnam County woman has been indicted on seven counts of bank fraud after she allegedly stole more than $900,000 from her company’s clients. The indictments against Jennifer Edelbrock, 51, of Kalida, were announced Friday by Justin Herdman, U.S. attorney for the northern...

2nd suspect in Tiffin shooting now in custody

TIFFIN — Police say the second suspect in a March 27 shooting incident in Tiffin has turned himself in to Columbus police. Hussein A. Mohamed, 20, of Grove City, was taken into custody Friday night, according to the Tiffin Police Department. Mohamed allegedly fired shots during a...

Ohio State Revokes Bill Cosby’s Honorary Degree Amid Retrial

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has revoked an honorary degree awarded to Bill Cosby when he spoke at commencement in 2001. University trustees on Friday approved rescinding the degree for the 80-year-old comedian, whose retrial in a sexual assault case begins Monday...

4 Boys Get Youth Treatment After Sandbag Hits Car, Kills Man

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Four teenagers charged after a sandbag thrown from an Ohio highway overpass killed a Michigan man have been sentenced to a program at a youth treatment facility. Police say the boys, who were then 13 or 14, threw rocks and sandbags onto Interstate 75 near...

After Girl Dies, Day Care Gets Re-trained On Reporting Abuse

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — Employees at an Ohio day care center cited for failing to report suspected child abuse before a girl’s death will get additional training about making such notifications. Ohio’s Department of Job and Family Services concluded Harbor Crest Childcare...

Girl, 16, Accused Of Stabbing Classmate In School Cafeteria

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 16-year-old girl stabbed a classmate once in the back with a knife in an Ohio high school cafeteria and was quickly taken into custody. Officials say the wounded girl was hospitalized in stable condition after the stabbing Friday morning at...

Ohioans Have Until Monday To Register To Vote In May Primary

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief is reminding residents that Monday is the last day to register to vote in the May primary. The secretary of state says voters will have the chance to weigh in on a statewide ballot issue involving redistricting and to vote in...