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US appeals court orders halt on natural gas pipeline in Ohio

By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — A city facing long odds of stopping section of a $2 billion natural gas pipeline from being built there was handed a victory this week when a federal appellate court issued an emergency order that temporarily halts the start of ...

6 children shot on street, 1 fatally; public’s help sought

CLEVELAND (AP) — Six children have been shot on a Cleveland street, one fatally. Police say the shooting happened Friday night and the victims were boys ranging in age from 12 to 16 years. They say it seems the boys ran into another group and shots were fired but there's no indication the ...

Ohio woman fatally shot while cooking Thanksgiving dinner

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman has been fatally shot while cooking Thanksgiving dinner after someone fired shots into a Columbus, Ohio, home. Police have identified the woman as 34-year-old Adrian Scott. She was pronounced dead at a hospital shortly before 1:30 p.m. ...

Patrol: Hit-and-run crash kills 18-year-old pedestrian

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says a vehicle struck and killed an 18-year-old man as he was walking near his father's home in southwest Ohio and the suspected driver in the hit-and-run crash says he thought he hit a deer. The patrol says Skyler P. Ludington, of Botkins, was ...

Police: Inmate escapes jail, steals car, dies after crash

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police in suburban Cleveland say an inmate attacked a guard, escaped from jail and led authorities on a freeway chase that ended in a fiery crash resulting in the inmate's death. Garfield Heights police say 34-year-old Donnie J. Thomas was pronounced dead at a ...

Police chief: Officer shoots man who pointed gun at officer

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in a Cincinnati suburb say an officer shot a man multiple times after the man pointed a gun at the officer. Colerain Township Police Chief Mark Denney says officers responding to a call about domestic violence at a home on Friday afternoon found a 66-year-old man in ...

State gets 370 applications for medical marijuana licenses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials say they've received more than 300 applications to operate 60 dispensaries that will sell medical marijuana. The Ohio Board of Pharmacy said on Monday that it had received 370 applications to operate the dispensaries the state expects to have up and ...

GOP official quits, says move unrelated to Senate misconduct

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The chief of staff to Ohio Senate majority Republicans said Monday he will leave his post in a move unrelated to allegations of inappropriate conduct roiling the chamber. The seven-year Senate veteran, Jason Mauk, told ...

Final report analyzes options for controversial oil pipeline

By JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Crude oil that flows through twin pipelines beneath the channel linking Lakes Huron and Michigan could be transported to refineries in other ways, although the likelihood that the pipes will fail probably won't change much ...

Couple crashes into woods after high-speed police chase

BUTLER, Ohio (AP) — Police say they plan to file several charges against a couple that crashed into two cruisers during a high-speed chase in Ohio. The police chase ended after the couple crashed into a wooded area in Butler Township Monday night. Authorities say the man and woman, both 26, ...