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FBI agents search ex-Ohio House speaker’s Statehouse office

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal authorities came away with a photograph, a phone and a calendar after they executed a search warrant Friday in the Statehouse office of former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder. The FBI search for Householder's personal belongings was carried out a day after ...

Authorities unsure about what caused missing woman’s death

XENIA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities cannot determine what caused the death of a woman whose skeletal remains were found earlier this year in southwestern Ohio, but the investigation will remain ongoing. Cheryl Coker, 46, of Riverside, had been missing for about 18 months when her remains were ...

Man gets 20 years for threatening Trump, prosecutor

SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — A northeastern Pennsylvania man who was convicted of threatening President Donald Trump and a district attorney has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Authorities charged 28-year-old Shawn Christy of McAdoo with threatening to "put a bullet" in Trump and ...

Ohio alcohol sales restricted as COVID-19 cases remain high

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Alcohol sales will be banned after 10 p.m. Friday under an executive order issued by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to help slow the spread of the coronavirus by limiting close gatherings. The order also prohibits the consumption of any ...

Man indicted in gunfire exchange that wounded officer

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man accused of exchanging gunfire with Cleveland police inside a boarding house last month, leaving one officer wounded, has been indicted by an Ohio grand jury on attempted murder and other charges. Darryl Borden, 42, was indicted on two counts of ...

Columbus statue to remain on Ohio Statehouse grounds for now

By FARNOUSH AMIRI Report for America/Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A statue of Christopher Columbus will not be removed from the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse until at least 2025, officials said Thursday. The 9-foot-tall, copper statue of Columbus, in place since 1932, will ...

Boy dies after pickup truck, Amish pony-drawn cart collide

RIPLEY, Ohio (AP) — A young child injured when a pickup truck and an Amish pony-drawn cart collided this week has died from his injuries, authorities in Ohio said, while three of his siblings remain hospitalized. Eli Troyer Jr., 7, of Shreve, died early Thursday in a hospital, according to ...

Driver in fatal truck crash sentenced to 9 years in prison

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The impaired truck driver who caused a crash on I-75 near Dayton in 2018 that ended in the death of a doctor and serious injuries to her two passengers was sentenced Thursday to nine years in prison. Thomas A. Massey, of Georgia, was found guilty July 2 of one count of ...

Nearly 60% of Ohio to be under mask mandate as virus spreads

By FARNOUSH AMIRI Report for America/Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A day after a statewide address pushing the importance of personal responsibility in combating the coronavirus, Gov. Mike DeWine ordered nearly 60% of Ohioans to wear a mask in public Thursday. The Republican ...

Authorities: 3 killed in fiery crash; man, child injured

TROTWOOD, Ohio (AP) — A fiery crash that left three people dead and two others injured, including a young child, occurred when one driver went through a red light, authorities said. The crash in Trotwood occurred around 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol. A car ...