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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 ...