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Death row inmate with execution date dies of heart attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned Ohio prisoner scheduled for execution next year for killing his 3-year-old son in an arson fire has died of a heart attack, the state said. Michael Webb, 73, was sentenced to die for setting a 1990 fire at his Clermont County house in southern Ohio. ...

Judge to decide how much pharmacies owe over opioid crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) — A hearing has begun in federal court in Cleveland for a judge to determine how much CVS, Walgreens and Walmart pharmacies should pay two Ohio counties to help them ease the ongoing costs and problems caused by the opioid crisis. A jury in November found the pharmacy chains ...

Ohio names former college leader next state superintendent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former teacher, district superintendent and higher education leader was named Ohio's new state superintendent on Tuesday. Stephen Dackin is a former vice president of the Ohio State Board of Education, which voted 14-4 with one abstention to approve his hiring to ...

Ohio GOP asks high court to pause map fight for 2022 vote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's Republican leaders want to call a time out in the battle over state legislative maps — at least until after this fall's general elections — and asked the state's high court on Monday to pause the legal back-and-forth with voting rights and Democratic ...

Wrongful death lawsuit against against Ohio deputy delayed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The wrongful death lawsuit against an Ohio sheriff's deputy in the fatal shooting of Casey Goodson Jr. should be delayed until after the murder case against the deputy is concluded, a federal judge ruled Monday. Defendant Jason Meade, who is white, has pleaded not ...

Police: Teen opened fire into crowd, killing girl, 14

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old girl was killed when police say another teen opened fire into a crowd of people on an Ohio street corner. Police responded to reports of the shooting in North Toledo shortly before 8:30 p.m. Friday and found 14-year-old Zhonasia Ticey wounded. She was rushed ...

Ex-fraternity president pleads guilty in deadly hazing case

BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — A former fraternity president has pleaded guilty in the hazing death of a Bowling Green State University student. Daylen Dunson, 22, of Cleveland, pleaded guilty Thursday to several charges, including reckless homicide, tampering with evidence, obstruction and ...

What they wore: Amish Country exhibit spotlights sex abuse

LEOLA, Pa. (AP) — Clotheslines with billowing linens and long dresses are a common sight on the off-grid farms of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County, home to the nation's largest Amish settlement. For many tourists they're as iconic a part of Amish Country's bucolic scenery as the rural lanes ...

Biden plugs manufacturing initiative at Ohio metal company

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — President Joe Biden pledged Friday that 3D printing technology would help return factory jobs to the U.S. and reduce inflationary pressures as he traveled to an industrial Midwestern state with a Senate seat in play to make his case for the future of ...

Grand jury indicts 3 Dallas area officers in 2020 protests

DALLAS (AP) — Two Dallas police officers and one from the Dallas suburb of Garland were indicted Friday for aggravated assault for their actions during the 2020 protests following George Floyd's killing by police in Minneapolis. Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzo announced Friday ...