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Ohio teen will get life in stabbing of jogger

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old boy who was living in a group foster home when he was accused of fatally stabbing a jogger in a central Ohio park last year will be sentenced to life in prison as part of a plea agreement.

Last Updated on Thursday, 24 April 2014

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Fracking foes challenge Ohio earthquake assurances

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A concerned citizens' group in a northeast Ohio region where earthquakes have been tied to fracking says it won't take the word of state regulators that new permitting guidelines adequately address public safety.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Ex-Ohio cop freed in killing can stay free for now

CINCINNATI (AP) — A former Ohio police captain released after nearly 15 years in prison for his ex-wife's killing can remain free as the state's highest court considers whether to take on his case, the court ruled Wednesday.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Authorities say Dayton blast 'suspicious'

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are calling "suspicious" a natural gas explosion that leveled a vacant home and damaged 48 nearby structures in Dayton.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Ohio mom plans plea change in cancer scheme case

 

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio woman accused of faking a cancer diagnosis for her 4-year-old son intends to change her plea to either no contest or guilty on felony charges of child endangering and theft.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Ohio police probe baby death in alleged drug lab

 

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio are investigating the death of a 3-month-old baby who lived in a home where they say a drug lab was operating.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Man pleads guilty to breaking into Ohio churches

 

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — A man has pleaded guilty to kicking in the doors and looting more than two dozen central Ohio churches to help feed his drug habit.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 23 April 2014

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Foes of Ohio clean energy bill criticize senator

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents of a bill turning back Ohio's alternative energy targets say the Senate utilities chairman has disrespected and intimidated witnesses during hearings on the measure, allegations he denies.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 22 April 2014

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