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Lawmakers seek tighter limits on expunging juvenile records

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Republican lawmakers want to increase the minimum age at which people can have their juvenile court records expunged from 23 to 28, in response to the Dayton shooting that killed nine people. Cleveland.com reports that Ohio House Majority Floor Leader Bill Seitz ...

LinkedIn, Ohio team up on job-seeking help for unemployed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services is partnering with a professional networking website to make it easier for unemployed Ohioans to find jobs. Some 200,000 Ohioans receive state unemployment benefits annually. The pilot program with LinkedIn is intended to ...

Trump visits 2 key states with leaders of India, Australia

By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WAPAKONETA, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump's run-up to the U.N. General Assembly was a dash on Sunday through two key political states with two world leaders at events that felt like his raucous campaign rallies. In Wapakoneta, Ohio, Trump and ...

Police: 4 decomposing bodies found in vacant house

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say four decomposing bodies have been found in a vacant house in Cleveland. Cleveland police say police responding to a call about a dead body in the house found the four bodies around 9 p.m. Saturday in a bedroom on the third floor of the boarded-up building. Police ...

Police: Shooting in Cleveland leaves 1 man dead, 1 injured

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a shooting in Cleveland has left one man dead and another injured. Cleveland police say the shooting happened around 11 p.m. Saturday on the city's East Side. Investigators said area residents reported seeing the two men who were shot standing in the street, ...

City argues man cannot sue over gun restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The city of Columbus is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to rule individuals have no right to sue the city to overturn gun restrictions. City Attorney Zach Klein argues gun rights activist Gary Witt has no legal grounds to challenge the ordinances because he hasn't been ...

Transgender group’s birth certificate suit advances in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four transgender people challenging an Ohio rule preventing people from changing the gender listings on their birth certificates have won their day in court. U.S. District Court Judge Michael Watson denied the state's request that the lawsuit filed by the ACLU, Lambda ...

Moving a man and his store proved worthy of song

By DAN HORN The Cincinnati Enquirer CINCINNATI (AP) — Reginald Stroud hears the music and wishes he had never left. Leaving wasn't his choice, of course. Everyone knows that. He raised his kids here on Walnut Street, opened a martial arts studio and sold candy for two cents apiece at his ...

Missionary society to return Ohio land to Wyandotte Nation

UPPER SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A Methodist Episcopal Church missionary society is returning 3 acres held in trust for the Wyandotte Nation since members were forced from their homes in 1843. The Blade reports the property that includes a stone church and cemetery is in northern Ohio's Upper ...

Commissioners say counties should control opioid lawsuits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio county commissioners say counties should have control of any settlement money derived from lawsuits against opioid manufacturers, distributors and pharmacies. The County Commissioners Association of Ohio voted unanimously Friday to oppose giving the state attorney ...