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Witness recants, freeing Ohio man after 39 years

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who spent nearly four decades in prison after being convicted of murder is expected to be freed Friday after a witness confessed he lied as a boy when he told jurors he saw the deadly attack.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Stranded on a snowy highway? Here's what to do

 

Heavy snow has stranded many motorists on a western New York highway. Some tips on what to do if you find yourself stuck in the snow:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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1 man, 2 children dead in Ohio mobile home fire

GALION, Ohio (AP) — A father and his two young children have died from a mobile home fire in north-central Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Senate panel weighs bill allowing gun silencers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee is weighing whether to let hunters use silencers on their guns under some conditions.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Vote expected on bill shielding execution drug

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that would shield the names of companies that provide Ohio its execution drugs could include a deadline for such secrecy to expire, under changes being considered to the fast-moving legislation expected to be voted on.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Hearing set for soldier facing murder charge

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The Army is holding a hearing in Colorado to decide whether an infantryman should face a court-martial on charges of fatally shooting another soldier when they were deployed in Jordan.

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This undated photo released by the U.S. Army, shows Spc. Adrian M. Perkins of Pine Valley, Calif., at an unknown location. A Fort Carson soldier has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 19-year-old Perkins while both were deployed in Jordan in May, the Army said Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Spc. Jeffery T. Page, 23, of Perrysburg, Ohio, has been accused of killing Perkins with an M4 rifle on May 15, at Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, charging documents said.

A hearing is scheduled Wednesday for 23-year-old Spc. Jeffery T. Page, of Perrysburg, Ohio, on murder charges in the death of 19-year-old Spc. Adrian M. Perkins, who's from California.

Charging documents say Perkins was shot with an M4 rifle at an air base in Jordan in May. Authorities haven't revealed a motive or the circumstances of the death.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Judge transfers island police probe to Ohio AG

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — An investigation into police in a Lake Erie island resort town is being handed over to the Ohio attorney general's office.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Cleveland Clinic does its 2nd face transplant

Cleveland Clinic surgeons have replaced nearly the entire face of a middle-aged man severely disfigured in a car accident, the hospital announced Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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