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Ohio police say man painted gun to resemble toy

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say they have arrested a man with a loaded handgun painted red to resemble a toy.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Autopsy: Cleveland boy was shot once by officer

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun died from a single shot fired by a rookie police officer, according to an autopsy released Friday.

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Layoffs on hold at cleanup of Ohio uranium plant

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Officials have put on hold potentially hundreds of layoffs at the cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio as they anticipate approval of more federal funding for the project.

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Legislation seeks interim steps to stop Asian carp

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Members of Congress have introduced legislation calling for interim steps to prevent invasive Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes through Chicago-area waterways while a permanent solution is debated.

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Donation will help foster kids go to Ohio college

CLEVELAND (AP) — A $2.3 million gift to a northeast Ohio university will help kids who turn 18 in foster care pay for their college education.

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Man gets 5-plus years for Ohio VA Clinic shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former Veterans Affairs employee who pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon in a VA hospital shooting that wounded his former co-worker in the ankle was sentenced Friday to 5 1/2 years in prison.

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Man to be sentenced in VA Clinic shooting in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon in a Veterans Affairs hospital shooting that wounded an employee in the ankle is to be sentenced in federal court.

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Police: Ohioan poured gas on man, set room on fire

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man in police custody is accused of pouring gasoline onto another man and starting a fire in a bedroom at their home.

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