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Ex-sheriff who admitted taking bribes faces sentencing

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio sheriff faces up to 15 years in prison after admitting to taking thousands of dollars in bribes from people arrested in prostitution and gambling stings. A federal judge in Toledo is scheduled to sentence former Allen County sheriff Sam Crish on ...

Family of man shot by deputies to get $900,000 settlement

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio family will be paid a $900,000 settlement in the wrongful death case of a man who was shot by deputies 13 times. The Dayton Daily News reports Montgomery County authorized the payment to Dontae Martin's family Tuesday. Martin crashed his car in July 2015. Two ...

Jann Wenner to retire as Rock and Roll Hall of Fame chairman

NEW YORK (AP) — Jann Wenner will retire next year as chairman of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Foundation in New York. Wenner announced Wednesday that he will step down on Jan. 1. The co-founder and publisher of Rolling Stone magazine is one of the founding members of the Rock and Roll Hall ...

Officials: Drone dropped cell phone and weed into jail yard

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Ohio have released video they say shows an inmate collecting contraband dropped by drone over a county jail's outdoor exercise yard. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County officials released the video Tuesday. The security video shows an inmate in an outdoor area at ...

Court rules video of judge being shot not a public record

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio appeals court says a video recorded by a courthouse security camera showing a county judge being shot and wounded is a security record and shouldn't be released to The Associated Press. A three-judge panel with the Seventh District Court of Appeals in ...

Ohio lawmaker introduces bill banning flavored vape products

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker has introduced a bill banning the sale of flavored vaping products as concerns grow about health effects of vaping. Legislation introduced Monday by Rep. Tom Patton, a Republican from Strongsville in suburban Cleveland, would also create a committee to ...

Alleged heroin ring in Ohio leads to charges for 18 people

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Eighteen people accused of being involved in conspiracies to receive imported heroin from Mexico and sell it in central Ohio have been indicted on federal charges. Authorities say 13 of the defendants were arrested Tuesday in central Ohio. Five others are being sought ...

GOP, Trump launch campus effort to register, mobilize voters

By KANTELE FRANKO Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Republican National Committee is putting a college twist on its grassroots voter registration efforts, seeking to mobilize President Donald Trump's supporters. The "Make Campus Great Again" initiative is offering dozens of ...

Ohio governor’s lethal injection comments allowed in lawsuit

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal magistrate judge is allowing comments about the death penalty made by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to become part of a long-running lawsuit challenging Ohio's lethal injection process. Lawyers for death row inmates asked for the inclusion of "numerous statements" by ...

GM strike in 2nd week: Some progress but no end in sight

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer NEW YORK (AP) — The strike against General Motors by 49,000 United Auto Workers entered its second week Monday with progress reported in negotiations but no clear end in sight. Bargainers met all weekend and returned to talks Monday morning as the strike ...