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Officer who shot boy had no choice, cop's dad says

CLEVELAND (AP) — The father of a Cleveland policeman who fatally shot a 12-year-old says the officer thought the boy's pellet gun was a real firearm and said he had no choice.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Ohio bill would shield doctors who say 'My fault'

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Doctors talking privately to patients or families after a medical mishap could acknowledge responsibility or even admit a mistake without that conversation being used against them later in court, according to a proposal in the Ohio General Assembly pushed by physicians.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Ohio lawmaker charged with fraud resigns his seat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state representative from southwest Ohio has resigned amid allegations he misled investors about a company's financial status and used their money for personal gain.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Ohio Sen. Portman rules out presidential bid

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio Sen. Rob Portman says he will not run for president in 2016, choosing instead to seek a second term in the Senate over the Republican nomination for the White House.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 02 December 2014

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Coroner: Exam will look at brain of Ohio St player

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A county coroner says a special examination will look for signs of traumatic brain injury in an Ohio State athlete found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Ohio teen arrested in slaying of 14-year-old girl

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old central Ohio girl shot in the head last week on the front porch of her home has died, and a 16-year-old boy has been charged with pulling the trigger.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Railroad settles bill for damaged Ohio bus depot

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The owner of a bus depot damaged in a fiery 2012 train derailment will receive about $285,000 from Norfolk Southern to settle a bill for damage to the central Ohio facility.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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Family matches orphaned socks to help the homeless

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A curious conversation between a Clintonville mom and her young daughter has led to warmer feet for hundreds of needy people in Columbus.

Last Updated on Monday, 01 December 2014

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