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Ohio chief justice says court can't eliminate grand juries

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court has told a state senator the court is powerless to get rid of the grand jury process.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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Elderly man, woman die in north-central Ohio house fire

GALION, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say a man and woman in their 70s have died in a house fire in north-central Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 May 2015

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Kent State shooting remembered

 

SHOOTINGS resulting in the death of four college students occurred in about 13 seconds at Kent StateUniversity 45 years ago today, and now, more than four decades later, some happenings are still unclear.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015

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Family of boy shot by police: Don't delay suit against cops

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — Relatives of a 12-year-old boy who was killed by police asked Monday for their lawsuit against two officers to not be delayed and questioned why the criminal investigation remains pending more than five months after the shooting.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015

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More Ohio teachers retiring amid pension changes, new tests

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Leaders of Ohio's education retirement system said pension changes have led to more teachers retiring, while some educators have said new state tests have factored into to their decisions.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015

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State Highway Patrol requests $4 million for new helicopter

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Increasing demands and maintenance on the Ohio State Highway Patrol's two helicopters are behind the agency's request for more than $4 million to buy a new one, officials said.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015

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Ohio governor concerned about protests in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich and members of a task force that examined community-police relations say they're concerned about possible protests following the verdict for a Cleveland police officer on trial in the fatal shootings of two unarmed citizens.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015

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Court sets 2018 execution dates for 3 condemned Ohio killers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has set execution dates in 2018 for three condemned killers, scheduling the procedures far in the future at a time the state is struggling to obtain lethal drugs.

Last Updated on Monday, 04 May 2015

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