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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 ...

Fallen officer’s letter: ‘I hope I died with bravery’

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The mayor of Ohio's fourth-largest city said during a memorial service Tuesday that a police officer shot and killed over the weekend was loyal throughout his life and during his final moments. "In his last gasp, he demonstrated his truth and loyalty. 'Tell my family I ...

Governor requires masks for residents of 7 hard-hit counties

By FARNOUSH AMIRI and JULIE CARR SMYTH Report for America/Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Residents of seven Ohio counties will be mandated to wear a mask when out in public, Gov. Mike DeWine announced during a briefing Tuesday as the number of hospitalizations from COVID-19 reached ...

Toledo police to temporarily suspend use of solo patrols

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The police chief of Toledo says he is temporarily suspending use of single-officer patrols following the shooting death of an officer gunned down in a store parking lot by an intoxicated man holding a beer. Chief George Kral told reporters Monday that the suspension ...

Authorities: Missing 8-year-old boy found dead in hotel pool

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An 8-year-old boy who went missing while staying at a hotel in a Cleveland suburb was found dead early Tuesday in the hotel pool, authorities said. Police responded to the Strongsville Holiday Inn around 3 p.m. Monday after Christopher Johnson, of East Cleveland, ...