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Man could face execution for killing 87-year-old Ohio woman

 

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Jurors are hearing evidence and will recommend to a judge whether a Kentucky man should be executed for killing an 87-year-old Ohio woman and leaving her body in the trunk of her car.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 November 2015

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Ohio's rejection of legal pot leaves future in question

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The future of marijuana in Ohio was uncertain after the resounding defeat of an effort to legalize cannabis for both medical and recreational use in a single vote.

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US looks at proposed fracking in national forest in Ohio

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal agency is again considering requests to open Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio to oil and gas drilling.

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Ohio's AG: More than 9,000 rape kits tested for DNA matches

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's forensic scientists have tested more than 9,000 rape kits submitted by law enforcement agencies around Ohio to check for possible DNA matches.

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Councilman defeats sheriff in Columbus mayoral race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — City Council President Andrew Ginther will become Columbus' first new mayor in over 15 years.

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Ohio man gets 28 years prison for killing teen in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors say a Cleveland man has received 28 years in prison after pleading guilty to charges in the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy and the attempted shooting of a woman who witnessed the killing.

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Patrol: Fan plane crash leaves Ohio amateur pilot in trees

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says an amateur pilot in a so-called fan plane attached to a parachute crashed and got stuck in trees in northeast Ohio, leaving him with minor injuries.

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Police dog accidentally struck, killed by vehicle in Ohio

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say a K9 officer camping with her police officer handler was accidentally struck and killed by a vehicle.

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