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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Ohio Supreme Court see quick switch to electronic filing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court says attorneys are moving quickly to take advantage of a new electronic filing option.

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Ohio's elections chief to discuss 2014 voting irregularities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief plans to discuss potential illegal voting activity in the perennial swing state along with his efforts to keep updated voter rolls.

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Coroner: Fatal overdoses from heroin substitute on the rise

CLEVELAND (AP) — The coroner in Ohio's largest county is seeing a rise in deaths from the powerful painkiller fentanyl.

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Feds recommend draining Buckeye Lake because of weak dam

 

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the chance of dam failure is so high at a central Ohio lake that the agency is recommending it be drained until repairs can be made.

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