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Sheriff: Drinking-and-driving Facebook video leads to arrest

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man took cellphone video of himself drinking while driving and posted it on Facebook, leading to his arrest hours later in a case that illustrates how social media can help law enforcement, a sheriff's office said.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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Ohio court allows lawsuits over police video to continue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawsuits that sought copies of police dash cam and body-cam video can continue, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a pair of decisions indicating an interest in exploring broader public records questions raised by such footage.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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Officials: Credit card 'skimmers' found at Ohio gas pumps

LOVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio are warning motorists about a string of credit-card "skimmer" devices discovered on gas pumps in recent weeks.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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2 Cleveland officers still in jeopardy over Tamir Rice case

CLEVELAND (AP) — Despite the grand jury decision not to charge a white patrolman in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the case is far from over for the city of Cleveland, the officers involved in the shooting, or the black boy's grief-stricken family.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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Ohio police: Theft suspect bit off part of man's ear

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a man trying to stop someone from breaking into his friend's vehicle had part of his ear bitten off by the suspect, who then fled.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015

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Suburbia registered strongest opposition to Ohio pot issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Final election results show that opposition was strongest in suburbia to Ohio's first-in-the-nation effort to legalize medical and recreational marijuana in a single vote.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015

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Men found wrongfully imprisoned for 16 years seek payment

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Two men who say they were wrongfully imprisoned for 16 years for an Ohio woman's 1988 slaying filed for monetary compensation.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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Ohio man gets 56 years for recording students in bathroom

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — A former teacher in northeast Ohio was sentenced Monday to 56 years in prison on charges related to allegations that he used a spy camera to record his kindergarten students using a bathroom next to their classroom.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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