Ohio News

Police: Teen struck and killed after exiting moving vehicle

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old teenager was killed after he exited a moving car and was subsequently struck by multiple cars on an Ohio highway. The Summit County Sheriff's Office says the boy was a passenger in a car traveling south on Interstate 77 when he left the vehicle and ...

Memorial park honors 3 teens killed in 2012 school shooting

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A newly dedicated memorial park honors the three teenagers killed by a fellow student in the February 2012 shooting at Chardon High School in northeastern Ohio. The News-Herald in nearby Willoughby reports the Chardon Living Memorial Park includes a playground, open-air ...

Head-on crash with firetruck kills woman, hurts firefighter

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say a car slammed head-on into a firetruck returning from a call, killing the car's driver and injuring a firefighter. Investigators say they suspect the 41-year-old female driver was speeding in a 25-mph zone on Monday, shortly after midnight, when she ...

White nationalists impose deadline for OK on campus speeches

By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for associates of white nationalist leader Richard Spencer said Sunday he'll sue Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati if they don't agree by Friday to make campus space available for Spencer to speak. A ...

Police seek inmate who escaped from psychiatric hospital

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say a dangerous inmate being treated at a state psychiatric hospital has escaped and is being sought by police. The Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Service says 47-year-old Robert Gardner left the Twin Valley Behavioral Healthcare ...

Report: Ohio parents owe billions in unpaid child support

By LAURA BISCHOFF, Dayton Daily News COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's child support system is riddled with problems, including billions in unpaid support and an outdated formula that some believe contributes to non-custodial parents moving to the underground economy to avoid wage ...

Prosecutors seek to charge 14-year-old as adult in slaying

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A Juvenile Court judge in northwest Ohio has ordered a 14-year-old boy to undergo mental and background evaluations to determine whether he should face adult charges in the fatal shooting of his 14-year-old cousin. Sandusky County Prosecutor Tim Braun said in court ...

White nationalists impose deadline for OK on campus speeches

By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for associates of white nationalist leader Richard Spencer said Sunday he'll sue Ohio State University and the University of Cincinnati if they don't agree by Friday to make campus space available for Spencer to speak. A ...

Woman says Cleveland officer slammed her to the ground

CLEVELAND (AP) — A woman who spent five days in jail for what authorities have concluded was a false charge of assaulting a Cleveland police sergeant says the sergeant choked her and slammed her to the ground. Cleveland.com reports 18-year-old Angelina Martinez, of Lakewood, says she thought ...

Teen charged in brother’s slaying competent to stand trial

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager charged as an adult for the killing of his younger brother last year after an argument over Halloween candy has been ruled competent to stand trial. The Springfield News-Sun reports a Clark County judge says 16-year-old Nicholas Starling, of ...