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Special prosecutor will handle Ohio ex-cop's rape case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A special prosecutor from the Ohio Attorney General's Office is taking over the investigation of a retired policeman charged with rape after a Cleveland-area prosecutor's office was mistakenly given a protected statement from the suspect that can't be used in court.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Threats made against Tamir Rice prosecutor are investigated

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI and local law enforcement agencies are investigating threats made against the prosecutor who oversaw the investigation that resulted in a grand jury decision not to indict two white police officers in the fatal shooting of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy with a pellet gun.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Fired Ohio State band director seeks PR advice to school

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for Ohio State's fired marching band director are soldiering on with his federal lawsuit against the university despite financial woes that may soon sink the effort.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Police arrest suspect in Cincinnati hit-and-run fatality

CINCINNATI (AP) — The suspect in the hit-and-run death of a participant in a Cincinnati run-walk event has been arrested.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Busy Columbus roads closed after truck hits, damages bridge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Columbus have closed two busy roads after a truck hit and damaged a bridge.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Ohio's AG: About 9,500 rape kits tested for DNA matches

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's forensic scientists have tested about 9,500 rape kits submitted by law enforcement agencies around Ohio to check for possible DNA matches.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Ohio police dog shot during burglary alarm investigation

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a police dog was shot during a burglary investigation in northeastern Ohio and police returned fire, hitting the suspect.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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Financial adviser accused of $15 million investment fraud

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio financial adviser has been indicted on charges he helped defraud at least 100 investors of more than $15 million.

Last Updated on Saturday, 09 January 2016

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