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Teen, child killed in head-on collision in northeast Ohio

SHREVE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man and a young girl have been killed in a head-on collision in northeast Ohio. The state Highway Patrol says 18-year-old Victor DiGiacomo, of Shreve, was driving south on State Route 3 in Wayne County around 11:30 p.m. Friday when his car went left of ...

Small-plane pilot killed by propeller during start-up

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man has been killed after being struck by the propeller of his plane after starting its engine. The state Highway Patrol says 79-yar-old Larry Hoover was struck by the propeller of the single-engine plane around 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Wynkoop ...

Video expert to take stand again in Ohio officer’s retrial

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A video analysis expert will take the witness stand again Tuesday in a police shooting retrial in Ohio. Grant Fredericks was called by prosecutors in the murder retrial of former University of Cincinnati officer Ray Tensing in the 2015 ...

Ohio teen rescues 4-year-old on first day as a lifeguard

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager has rescued a 4-year-old boy on his first day on the job as a lifesaver. Jack Viglianco says he was 20 minutes into his shift at a Lakewood swimming pool Thursday when he heard the boy calling for help. The 15-year-old jumped into the water and helped ...

Police: man who barricaded self a suspect in triple slaying

BRUNSWICK, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police say a man taken into custody after an overnight barricade situation is a suspect in the slaying of a mother and her two adult daughters. The 45-year-old man was removed from a home in Brunswick south of Cleveland early Tuesday morning. Brunswick Police Lt. ...

Ohio judge orders DUI defendants to download rideshare apps

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge known for handing down unusual sentences is requiring convicted drunken drivers to download ridesharing apps on their phone as part of their punishment. Municipal Court Judge Michael Cicconetti in Painesville in northeastern Ohio also requires ...

Jury to see body camera video of police shooting in retrial

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jurors likely will see body camera video from the scene of a 2015 police shooting during this week's testimony in the murder retrial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer. Prosecutors say the video from Ray Tensing's body camera shows there was no reason ...

Police: 3 women found dead at Ohio home

NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio (AP) — Three women have been found dead at a home in Ohio. Police say a family friend found the mother and her two adult daughters Sunday night at a home in North Royalton, south of Cleveland. Police say it appears all three of the women suffered gunshot wounds. ...

Ohio Senate GOP readies changes to $64B, 2-year state budget

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Senate Republicans in Ohio are ready to unveil their version of the state budget as a projected budget gap widens and a June 30 deadline looms. Senate President Larry Obhof (AWB'-hawf) and Finance Chairman Scott Oelslager plan to discuss Senate changes Monday. The $64 ...

Ohio board to consider online charter school’s $60M dispute

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's school board is set to consider whether one of the nation's largest online charter schools should pay back $60 million in disputed state funding. The Ohio Department of Education says the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, or ECOT, should repay funding for ...

6 hospitalized after car crashes into home

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say four adults and two children were hospitalized after a car crashed into a Cleveland home. The accident occurred Sunday evening, and the sedan involved has caused significant damage to the home. Officials say the two children were in the vehicle that crashed into ...

Search resumes in South Carolina for missing Ohio teen

FRIPP ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Sheriff's deputies in South Carolina have resumed the search for an Ohio teen missing in the water off a coastal island. The Beaufort County Sheriff's Office said the search resumed Monday morning for Eric Clark of Worthington, Ohio, in the water off Fripp ...

Conviction overturned for ex-model who tried to hire hit man

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio fashion model sentenced to prison for trying to hire a hit man to kill her husband's ex-wife has had her conviction overturned. An appeals court judge has ruled the case against 34-year-old Tara Lambert should never have been allowed to proceed due to a ...

Attorneys want death sentence for Ohio woman reconsidered

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for Ohio's only condemned female killer are asking the state Supreme Court to reconsider a ruling upholding her death sentence for the third time. Lawyers for death row inmate Donna Roberts said Thursday that allowing a judge who didn't oversee the original ...

Black bear struck by vehicle, killed in Ohio

LISBON, Ohio (AP) — Wildlife officials say a black bear was struck by a vehicle and killed in eastern Ohio. The Review in East Liverpool reports (http://bit.ly/2rQgSNe ) the bear was struck early Monday morning while crossing a road in central Columbiana County. The Ohio Department of ...

Trump promises ‘first-class’ infrastructure system for US

By JILL COLVIN and DARLENE SUPERVILLE, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Dogged by allegations in Washington, President Donald Trump traveled to friendlier territory Wednesday and promised to create a "first-class" system of roads, bridges and waterways by using $200 billion in public funds ...

Authorities look for Ohio man accused of trafficking teens

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding an Ohio man indicted on charges of trafficking two teenage girls for sex. A statement from the Ohio Attorney General's Office says Michaiah Price was indicted last month by a Franklin County grand jury in Columbus ...

Data shows 43 overdose deaths in Ohio county over 13 days

CLEVELAND (AP) — A medical examiner's office says drug overdoses killed at least 43 people in a northeast Ohio county since Memorial Day weekend. The Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Medical Examiner's Office in Cleveland reports that 29 men and 14 women died in the 13-day period from May 26 ...

Ohio State officer awarded for stopping school attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot the man responsible for a car-and-knife attack at Ohio State University last year has received an award for his actions. WBNS-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2si9HA7 ) OSU officer Alan Horujko has received the Steven Michael Smith Valor ...

Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

By JILL COLVIN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will discuss his plans for a $1 trillion overhaul of the nation's crumbling roads, bridges and waterways during a speech in Ohio Wednesday. As the White House tries to push past a series of distractions and focus on ...