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Family sues natural healing center after Ohio man’s death

By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of a man who died while being treated for pneumonia at a natural healing center in Ohio are suing the store's owner and employees. Family members say in a lawsuit filed this week that the center's owner led the 64-year-old ...

Parole board rejects condemned Ohio inmate’s mercy request

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Parole Board on Friday rejected a request for mercy from a condemned inmate who argues he had such a bad childhood and is in such poor health that he should be spared from execution next month. The board's 11-1 ...

P&G 1Q results top Wall Street view as revenue climbs

CINCINNATI (AP) — Procter & Gamble, still counting shareholder votes in a recent fight with activist investor Nelson Peltz for control in its board room, edged out Wall Street expectations in its first quarter. Revenue for the world's biggest consumer products company were driven by ...

Suspect in fatal shootings of 4, including boy, is indicted

By LISA CORNWELL and KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A man suspected in the deadly shootings of a 7-year-old boy and three other family members and a related non-fatal stabbing was indicted Wednesday on charges including aggravated murder and attempted murder. Arron ...

GOP US Rep. Tiberi to resign by January, lead business group

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A senior Republican congressman from Ohio is resigning his seat to take the helm of a business policy group back home. In an announcement Thursday, U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (TEE'-behr-ee) says he has not decided on an exact departure ...

Men help stop teen suspected in ex-girlfriend stabbing

WHITEHALL, Ohio (AP) — Three men are being credited for helping stop a 16-year-old boy suspected of stabbing his ex-girlfriend more than 20 times in Ohio. Scott Bryant and Kenneth Kosobud tell the Columbus Dispatch they were driving home from work in Whitehall around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday when ...

Police: Gun found on 3rd-grader at Ohio elementary school

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say a gun has been found on a third-grader who told authorities he'd been bullied at a southwest Ohio elementary school. Middletown police say the gun was found Monday on a 9-year-old boy after a teacher noticed a bulge in his pocket. Police say the boy grabbed ...

Sexual harassment training required for Ohio state senators

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Senate president says all state senators will be required to receive sexual harassment training after one of their members resigned this week after allegations of inappropriate behavior. Senate President Larry Obhof (AWB'-hawf) told reporters Wednesday that he ...

Ex-boxer gets probation for fatal shooting after bus dispute

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former professional boxer who once fought heavyweight Mike Tyson has received probation after a fatal shooting that happened when bus passengers in Cleveland challenged him to a fistfight and then followed him off the bus. Sixty-three-year-old Abdul Rahman was sentenced ...

Attorney threatens to sue Ohio State over white nationalist

CINCINNATI (AP) — An attorney has set a new deadline for his threatened lawsuit against Ohio State University over a demand it allow white nationalist Richard Spencer to speak on campus. Attorney Kyle Bristow said Tuesday he wants by 5 p.m. local time Friday an "unequivocal and unconditional ...

Man admits fatally shooting daughter over lack of ‘respect’

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting his daughter while she slept, saying he believed she disrespected his rules by coming home late and not cleaning her room. Jamal Mansour, of Rocky River, pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and ...

State senator from northwest Ohio resigns abruptly

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A veteran state lawmaker has abruptly resigned his Senate seat in northwest Ohio with scant explanation. Republican Sen. Cliff Hite, of Findlay, had served in the state Senate since 2011 after winning three terms to the Ohio House. GOP Senate President Larry Obhof ...

2 people killed in wrong-way crash on interstate highway

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A wrong-way crash on Interstate 675 in Ohio killed two men. Police say the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday in the southbound lanes of the highway in Centerville. Authorities say the wrong-way driver grazed one vehicle before hitting another vehicle head-on. ...

Ex-inmate, county settle lawsuit over jail confrontation

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former inmate who sued a county jail in Ohio alleging a male corrections officer took her to the floor after she asked for milk instead of juice at breakfast has reached a settlement with county officials. The Dayton Daily News reports Montgomery County officials and ...

Ohio leaders want to deliver on Amazon HQ bids

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — From hurricane-free weather to cool new brew houses, Ohio leaders are promising Amazon they can deliver what the e-commerce giant would like for its second headquarters. Ohio and its major cities are vying with competitors from across the ...

Ohio man charged in 4 slayings still held without bond

IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — A man charged in the slayings of three adults and a young boy in southern Ohio continues to be held without bond. The Ironton Tribune reports 23-year-old Arron Lawson waived a bond hearing on Monday in Ironton Municipal Court. He was ordered held without bond on ...

Ex-deputy pleads guilty in his neighbor’s shooting death

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — A former deputy sheriff who was acquitted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed man after a car chase pleaded guilty on Monday to reckless homicide in the fatal shooting of a neighbor he said had asked him for a lesson on how to disarm someone. Former Pike County Deputy ...

Prosecutor: 2 men charged with rape in separate cold cases

CLEVELAND (AP) — A prosecutor says two men have been indicted on rape and other charges in separate cold cases in Cleveland. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Prosecutor Michael O'Malley said Monday a grand jury has indicted 48-year-old Daniel Fridley on charges that also include kidnapping ...

2 people killed in evening wrong-way crash

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Two people have been killed following a wrong-way crash on Interstate 675 in Ohio. Police say the crash happened around 9:30 p.m. Monday in the southbound lanes of the highway in Centerville. Authorities say the wrong-way driver grazed one vehicle before hitting ...

Ohio Turnpike plans alerts system for tech-connected cars

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Officials are planning a new system of travel alert information for part of the Ohio Turnpike near Cleveland with an eye toward a day when autonomous vehicles might regularly cruise that roadway. The Plain Dealer reports the Turnpike Commission will use roadside sensors ...