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2 teens charged with escape, vandalism in SW Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say two teens accused of fleeing from a juvenile detention center through the ventilation system have been charged with escape and vandalism in southwest Ohio.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 March 2015

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Ruling on Cleveland police shooting could come at hearing

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge could rule at a hearing Friday whether grand jury testimony used to indict a Cleveland police officer in the deaths of two unarmed suspects was tainted and whether the case should proceed to trial.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 March 2015

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Convicted Ohio juvenile judge indicted on new amended charge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A convicted southwest Ohio juvenile judge has been indicted on a new charge of misusing a county credit card after the judge presiding in her earlier trial restricted jurors from considering parts of the original charge.

Last Updated on Friday, 13 March 2015

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Ohio EPA probing rash of farm manure spills into waterways

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's environmental regulators are investigating over a dozen recent farm manure spills that have seeped into waterways mainly in the western part of the state.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015

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County says widow to blame for husband's death in custody

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio county's lawsuit alleges the widow of a man who died after deputies shocked him with a stun gun was to blame for his death.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015

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Lawyers: Cleveland officer lawfully fired last of 137 shots

CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for a Cleveland police officer charged in the deaths of two unarmed suspects say their client lawfully fired the final rounds of a 137-shot barrage that killed the pair after a high-speed chase in November 2012.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015

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Ohio deep injection well seeks to reopen after quakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The operator of a northeast Ohio deep-injection well for drilling wastewater that's been shuttered since it was tied to seismic activity last year is fighting to get the facility reopened.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015

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FBI seeks to ID woman in photo resembling missing Ohio girl

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI is ramping up efforts to identify a woman in a Rhode Island surveillance photo who investigators say strongly resembles a girl missing from Cleveland since 2007.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 March 2015

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