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Report: 81 died last year during domestic violence attacks

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An annual survey finds 81 people died in domestic violence confrontations in Ohio during the 12-month period ending June 30, including 53 victims and 28 perpetrators. The Ohio Domestic Violence Network analysis used media accounts to identify 60 deadly confrontations ...

Woman faces murder charge for daughter’s death in accident

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A woman whose car collided with a semi-trailer on an interstate outside Cleveland, killing one daughter and injuring another, has been charged with aggravated murder. Court records show 38-year-old Kia Ferguson, of South Euclid, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Lake ...

At least 11 hurt in collision between car, Cincinnati bus

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say around a dozen people have been sent to hospitals with injuries, some critical, when a car crossed a double yellow line and collided with a Cincinnati Metro bus. Cincinnati police Lt. Brian Norris says one adult and two juveniles in the car were critically ...

Ohio University suspends all fraternities over hazing claims

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio University on Thursday announced it was suspending all its fraternities following allegations of widespread hazing. Suspension of the 15 fraternities at the university was immediate and indefinite. It followed allegations within the past week of hazing at seven of ...

Ohio man sentenced for cyberattacks on government websites

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man has been sentenced to six years in federal prison for cyberattacks that disrupted websites of various government entities, including the city of Akron, the Ohio Department of Public Safety and a number of federal agencies. The sentence handed down Thursday to ...

Ohio high school closed following assault, threats

MENTOR, Ohio (AP) — One of Ohio’s largest high schools has closed for a day following an assault that sent a student to the hospital and a threat of violence. The (Lake County) News-Herald reports Mentor High School outside Cleveland is closed Friday because of what school officials say ...

Prosecutor wants teen tried as adult for referee assault

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio county prosecutor wants a 17-year-old boy charged as an adult for head-butting a football referee and causing a concussion. The Dayton Daily News reports Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. filed a motion Wednesday to have the Dayton Dunbar High School ...

Bus carrying developmentally disabled flips over; 13 injured

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a bus carrying developmentally disabled people flipped over during a crash with other vehicles in Ohio and sent 13 people to hospitals. WTOL-TV reports the accident occurred in Sylvania Township near Toledo around 10:30 a.m. Friday. Township Fire Chief ...

3 of 4 escapees from Ohio jail arrested in North Carolina

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Three of four inmates who overpowered two female corrections officers and escaped from an Ohio county jail were caught in North Carolina after slightly more than a day on the run, authorities in both states said. The three men who escaped from the Gallia County jail early ...

Waiver gives Ohio more options in treating opioid addiction

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is allowing Ohio more flexibility in what services it can provide to Medicaid patients addicted to opioids. The expanded options are coming through a substance use disorder demonstration waiver that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services ...