Stories tagged: Ohio
Mon., Sept. 18, 2017, 7:47 a.m.
Amazon announces southwest Ohio center, 1,000 jobs coming
Amazon has made it official: It plans to locate one of its fulfillment centers in the southwest Ohio city of Monroe, bringing more than 1,000 jobs.
Wed., Sept. 13, 2017, 11:31 a.m.
Ohio executes man convicted of back-to-back 1992 killings
A man convicted of killing two people in back-to-back robberies in suburban Cleveland in 1992 was executed Wednesday as family members of his victims looked on.
Tue., Sept. 12, 2017, 10:09 a.m.
Police: Couple bound, gagged and taped 4-year-olds to wall
Police say an Ohio man and his girlfriend restrained, gagged and taped his 4-year-old twin boys to a wall.
Tue., Aug. 29, 2017, 1:18 p.m.
Orangutan that loved ‘Price is Right’ dies at Ohio zoo
An Ohio zoo is mourning the death of a 45-year-old orangutan that enjoyed interacting with children while on public view and watching recordings of football and “The Price Is Right” …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 21, 2017, 9:15 p.m.
Courthouse shootout: Judge ambushed, he and probation officer return fire; suspect dead
A judge was ambushed Monday morning as he walked toward the Jefferson County Courthouse, and the judge and a probation officer returned fire, killing the suspect, officials said.
UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 17, 2017, 3:36 p.m.
Columbus officer who shot 13-year-old boy feared gunfight
The white Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black 13-year-old boy after a suspected robbery last year feared a “gun fight” with the teen, who the officer said pulled …
Fri., Aug. 11, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
Ohio police union casts no-confidence vote against mayor
The union representing police officers in Ohio’s biggest city said Friday the organization has lost faith in city leaders as officers wrestle with a spiking homicide rate, a record number …
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 2:34 p.m.
Trump administration sides with Ohio on purging voter rolls
President Donald Trump’s administration has reversed the government’s position on a voter roll case before the U.S. Supreme Court and is now backing Ohio’s method for purging voters.
Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 8:02 p.m.
Hall of Famer Kenny Easley thankful for Seahawks owner Paul Allen, stands up for Black Lives Matter
Kenny Easley played seven incredible years as a safety for the Seattle Seahawks from 1981 to 1987 before a contentious ending to his career. On Saturday the five-time Pro Bowler …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 5, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
Jury convicts pair for sex trafficking of children in Ohio
CLEVELAND – A man in prison for child rape and an Ohio woman were convicted Friday in Cleveland of dozens of counts related to the sex trafficking of children as …
Tue., Aug. 1, 2017, 7:08 a.m.
Charge: Man hid girlfriend in freezer, lived with impostor
An Ohio prosecutor alleges a man stored his girlfriend’s body in a freezer while another woman helped him and assumed the dead woman’s life by moving into her home, using …
UPDATED: Thu., July 27, 2017, 6:34 p.m.
Thrill ride OK’d hours before deadly state fair accident
Inspectors repeatedly looked over a thrill ride while it was assembled at the Ohio State Fair and signed off on it hours before it flew apart in a deadly accident …
Wed., July 26, 2017, 8:05 a.m.
Ohio carries out 1st execution following 3 years-plus delay
Ohio has put to death a child killer in the state’s first execution in more than three years following a prolonged search for lethal drugs.
UPDATED: Tue., July 25, 2017, 7:25 p.m.
Trump taking victory lap in Ohio
Straight off a slim but symbolic health care win in Washington, President Donald Trump arrived in Ohio for a victory lap on Tuesday night with the very voters who helped …
Fri., June 23, 2017, 4 p.m.
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.
Thu., June 22, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
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, Cleveland.com reported.
Wed., June 21, 2017, 3:15 p.m.
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 …
Mon., June 19, 2017, 3:25 p.m.
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 …
Tue., June 13, 2017, 7:56 a.m.
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 …
Tue., May 23, 2017, 2:51 p.m.
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.
Mon., May 22, 2017, 7:50 a.m.
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.
Mon., May 15, 2017, 11:35 a.m.
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 …
Fri., May 12, 2017, 11:21 a.m.
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.
Fri., May 12, 2017, 8:03 a.m.
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 …
Wed., April 26, 2017, 8:15 a.m.
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.