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Hundreds of pot plants grown where 8 were killed, Ohio prosecutor says

Four days after the calculated killings of eight people in rural Ohio, a prosecutor revealed Monday that marijuana was found at some of the crime scenes, including a grow-house sheltering …

911 caller who found 2 of 8 bodies of Ohio family: ‘There’s blood all over’

An out-of-breath caller who found two of the eight slain members of an Ohio family told a 911 dispatcher in a quavering voice that “there’s blood all over the house.”

UPDATED: Fri., April 22, 2016, 2:59 p.m.

Eight relatives shot in head in Ohio; killer thought to be loose

Eight people were found dead Friday at four crime scenes in rural Ohio, and at least most of them were shot to death, authorities said. No arrests had been announced, …

Hickory Farms founder dies at 96

An Ohio businessman who started specialty food company Hickory Farms that sells sausage sticks and cheese trays has died. Richard Ransom was 96.

Feds: EPA fails to protect water from oilfield contamination

A federal review says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is failing to protect drinking-water reserves from oilfield contamination.

Woman charged with livestreaming alleged rape of teen friend

An 18-year-old woman who used a social media app to livestream the alleged rape of her 17-year-old friend was indicted along with another man by a grand jury on several …

Jeffrey Dahmer’s childhood home for rent during GOP convention

Visitors heading to Ohio for the Republican National Convention have the rare opportunity to rent the childhood home of one of the country’s most notorious killers.

Feds charge Ohio man who tried to rush Trump stage

Federal authorities have charged a man who tried to rush the stage at a Donald Trump rally in Ohio.

Forget favorite candidates, some people voting strategically

The notion of strategic voting – in a way, playing amateur political scientist – is now front and center in Ohio and Florida, which award winner-take-all delegates in the Republican …

17-year-olds in Ohio can vote in presidential primary, judge rules

A judge on Friday granted a request to let 17-year-olds vote in the swing state’s presidential primary just days before the election.

Ohio’s youngest primary voters at center of election dispute

A policy for Ohio’s youngest voters is under dispute in the swing state, causing confusion and prompting two lawsuits days before the primary election.

Ohio school district welcomes students back after shootings

Students have returned to school in a southwest Ohio district two days after authorities say a 14-year-old boy shot students in a cafeteria.

Alaska sends orphaned Kodiak bear to Ohio zoo in rare move

One of three Kodiak bears whose mother was killed by hunters has been relocated from Alaska to an Ohio zoo in a rare move.

Ohio school shooting leaves 3 injured; suspect in custody

Three southwestern Ohio students have been wounded in a shooting at school and a suspect is in custody.

People: Jury acquits Ohio man of stalking Gwyneth Paltrow

A jury has acquitted an Ohio man of stalking Gwyneth Paltrow.

Ohio cop fired after 137-shot barrage wants back on force

A Cleveland police officer who was fired after a high-speed chase led to a 137-shot barrage that killed two unarmed black people says he wants to return to the force.

Ohio jumps out to quick lead, outmaneuvers Vandals to win

MOSCOW, Idaho – It only took two plays for the reality check that not much has changed in the Kibbie Dome despite a shakeup of the defensive staff. Two snaps …

Bible booklet blocks bullets from hitting Ohio bus driver

CINCINNATI (AP) — A biblical booklet in a shirt pocket apparently helped a bus driver survive a shooting, and authorities were looking Tuesday for three suspects, police say.

Where’s the beef?

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Vintavious Cooper took over the Beef ‘O’ Brady’s Bowl in the fourth quarter in a performance reminiscent of a former East Carolina running back. Just don’t …

Ariel Castro, who held three women captive, commits suicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio corrections officials say Ariel Castro, who held three women captive in his home for nearly a decade, has committed suicide at a state prison facility.

Cleveland man arraigned on rape, kidnap charges

CLEVELAND (AP) — The man accused of raping and kidnapping three women, who were missing for about a decade before being found alive at his home, was ordered held today …

Ohio man charged with kidnap, rape as women found

CLEVELAND — Kidnapping and rape charges were filed today against a man arrested after three women missing for about a decade were found alive at his home. Homeowner Ariel Castro …

Ohio executes man who killed, raped 6-month-old

LUCASVILLE, Ohio — A man convicted of killing a 6-month-old as he raped her was executed Wednesday despite his arguments that he never meant to hurt her. Steve Smith, 46, …

Ohio beats Penn State 24-14

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. – Penn State players rushed out of the tunnel Saturday behind new head coach Bill O’Brien with the cheers from the Beaver Stadium faithful making their ears …

Missouri loves company

Oh, those fabulous 15s. Did they leave your bracket in shambles? Join the club. And sit back and enjoy this one. Because 10 – or 15 – years from now, …

Canton copes with loss of Hall of Fame game

CANTON, Ohio – Workers assembled the metal framework for outdoor tents in the parking lot of the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Friday, getting ready for its big enshrinement …

In brief: Arizona bus crash site combed for clues

Federal investigators on Sunday closely examined a stretch of rural Arizona highway near Hoover Dam looking for clues to the cause of a tour bus crash that killed seven Chinese …

In brief: Eight hospitalized after prison fight

A fight broke out at a federal prison northwest of Orlando on Sunday afternoon, and eight inmates have been hospitalized, including one with a gunshot wound, a spokeswoman for the …