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14 People Killed On Ohio Roads Over Weekend, Patrol Says

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says 14 people were killed on Ohio’s roadways over Memorial Day weekend — one more than last year. The patrol says three fatalities were...

Longtime Fugitive Could Have Ohio Parole Hearing In Months

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate who escaped in 1959 and recently was found in Florida could have a parole board hearing after just a few months back behind bars. A spokeswoman for the Ohio...

Midafternoon Shooting Kills 15-year-old Boy In Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in midafternoon in a neighborhood northeast of downtown, and they’re searching for a suspect. Police say Nathaniel...

Ex-coal Chief Wants Judge’s OK To Attend Son’s Race In Ohio

BECKLEY, W.Va. (AP) — Ex-Massey Energy CEO Don Blankenship wants permission to see his son compete in an Ohio dirt track race. In a motion Tuesday in Beckley federal court, Blankenship requests...

Lawyers For Ohio Ex-lawmaker Seek Acquittal In Fraud Case

CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for a former Ohio lawmaker accused of defrauding a technology company’s investors out of millions of dollars have asked a judge to acquit him. A Hamilton County...

Man Gets 2 Years In Prison In Unintentional Death Of Cousin

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 20-year-old northwest Ohio man who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in the 2014 death of his cousin is headed to prison. The Blade reports ( ) a judge sentenced...

Ohio Man Sentenced For Killing 9-week-old Son

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old southwest Ohio man has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for killing his infant son earlier this year. Austin Morris pleaded guilty Tuesday and was...

Ohio Man Pleads To Drug Trafficking In W.Va.

WHEELING, W.Va. (AP) — A 38-year-old Cleveland man has pleaded guilty to heroin and cocaine trafficking in West Virginia. LeDon Gaither made the plea in federal court on Tuesday. Prosecutors say...

Ohio Girl Suspected In Baby’s Death To Be Evaluated Again

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An 11-year-old Cleveland-area girl suspected in the murder of a 2-month-old infant will undergo a third evaluation before a judge has a competency hearing for her. The...
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