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Jury deadlocks in Ohio police officer’s murder case retrial

An Ohio judge declared a mistrial Friday in the hearing of former University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing, who in 2015 shot and killed Samuel DuBose, an incident that …

UPDATED: Fri., June 23, 2017, 3:28 p.m.

Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

Authorities say a military jet apparently practicing for an Ohio air show has been involved in an accident.

Ohio officer’s partner testifies fatal shooting unnecessary

The partner of a Cleveland police patrolman who is on trial for the fatal shooting of an unarmed burglary suspect testified Wednesday that the shooting wasn’t necessary, reported.

Ohio city makes plans for funeral of student held by North Korea

About 50 volunteers tied blue and white ribbons along a road leading from a high school to a cemetery in the hometown of a college student who was detained for …

Jury begins deliberations in Ohio officer’s murder retrial

Jurors began deliberations Monday in the murder retrial of a white University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist after pulling him over for a missing …

Cops: Suspect in 3 deaths may be involved in 2 more killings

A man suspected of killing a mother and her two college-age daughters may also have been involved in the slayings of a married couple in a nearby city, police said …

UPDATED: Wed., June 7, 2017, 10:44 p.m.

Trump promises ‘first-class’ infrastructure system for U.S.

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 …

Arrest made in deadly fire that killed Ohio family of 7

Last week’s deadly fire that killed an Akron family of seven has been ruled to be arson, officials announced Tuesday afternoon during a press conference at the Akron Police Department.

Convicted killer of 11 women appeals to US Supreme Court

A Cleveland man sentenced to die for killing 11 women and hiding the remains in and around his home has appealed his case to the U.S. Supreme Court.

7 people killed in fire at Akron home, fire officials say

A fire chief says seven people have died in a northeast Ohio house fire.

UPDATED: Sat., May 13, 2017, 8:48 p.m.

Records show violent history for Ohio nursing home gunman

Court records show the man authorities say gunned down an Ohio village police chief and two nursing home employees had a history of violence, including against the nurse who was …

Ohio police chief, 2 nursing home workers killed by gunman

The police chief of an Ohio village and two nursing home employees were killed Friday by a gunman who was later found dead inside the care facility, a sheriff said.

Ohio coroner reopens case in suicide of bullied 8-year-old

An Ohio coroner has reopened its investigation into an 8-year-old boy’s suicide, and his school district is expected to release video showing a bully knocking him unconscious two days before …

UPDATED: Thu., May 11, 2017, 2:59 p.m.

Attorneys say 8-year-old in Ohio was assaulted by classmate before killing himself

School officials never told the mother of an 8-year-old Ohio boy who killed himself that another student had thrown him against the wall two days earlier and knocked him unconscious …

UPDATED: Sat., April 29, 2017, 7:43 p.m.

U.S. executions: New troubles could resonate in upcoming case

Is unorthodox the same as cruel and unusual punishment? It’s the central question of the current U.S. death penalty debate, highlighted by the latest execution involving a disputed sedative that …

Inmates distributed child porn inside prison, prosecutors say

Prosecutors say five inmates serving sentences for child pornography used contraband cellphones and removable storage cards to share child pornography inside the prison.

Ohio high court will review full autopsies from 8 slayings

The Ohio Supreme Court wants to see unredacted autopsy reports from eight slayings in one family as justices consider media lawsuits seeking access to those full reports from the year-old, …

WWII-era bombers fly over Doolittle Raiders memorial service

World War II era B-25 bombers have flown over an Ohio memorial service marking the 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Tokyo Raiders’ attack on Japan, credited with helping turn the …

UPDATED: Tue., April 18, 2017, 2:32 p.m.

Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

The man who randomly killed a Cleveland retiree and posted video of the crime on Facebook shot himself to death in his car Tuesday during a police chase in Pennsylvania, …

Court rules suburb can hear 137-shot case against police

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a judge in the city where two unarmed blacks died in a 137-shot barrage of Cleveland police gunfire can hear criminal charges against five …

Video shows cop apparently kick handcuffed suspect in head

An Ohio police officer captured on video apparently kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head has been reassigned pending an investigation.

Appeals court rejects Ohio’s new lethal injection process

A federal appeals court on Thursday rejected Ohio’s new three-drug lethal injection process, jeopardizing the upcoming executions of several condemned killers.

Ohio quadruplet brothers accepted at Ivy League universities

Quadruplet brothers in Ohio have all been accepted at some of the nation’s top universities, including each of them to both Yale and Harvard.

‘Angel of Death’ serial killer dies after attack in prison

A former nurse’s aide dubbed the “Angel of Death” after he admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky died Thursday, two days after he was attacked and …

UPDATED: Wed., March 29, 2017, 4:44 p.m.

‘Angel of Death’ serial killer badly beaten in Ohio prison

Authorities say a serial killer who admitted killing three dozen hospital patients in Ohio and Kentucky during the 1970s and `80s has been badly beaten inside in prison cell.

Suspects sought in deadly Cincinnati nightclub shooting

Cincinnati police searched for suspects in a nightclub shooting that left one man dead and 16 other people injured and sent club patrons diving to the ground to dodge bullets …

No sex with animals: Ohio enacts bestiality law

It’s now illegal in Ohio for people to engage in sexual conduct or related acts with animals; the state didn’t have anti-bestiality laws until the change took effect last week.

Troopers: National Guard Humvee stolen from Ohio armory

Authorities in Ohio are still on the hunt for a Humvee swiped from an Ohio National Guard Armory.

Ohio says condemned man kills himself on death row

A man who had no criminal record before he fatally shot his former girlfriend has killed himself on death row, the state prisons agency said Monday.

Man accused of unwanted toe-sucking, foot massaging at mall

A man accused of taking off a woman’s shoe and sucking her toes without permission at an Ohio mall is now accused of massaging the feet of other women without …