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Ohio prosecutor to announce 500th indictment from rape kits

A prosecutor in Cleveland is set to announce that Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County has indicted its 500th rape defendant identified from DNA evidence found in previously untested rape kits. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty will be joined by Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and others for an announcement Wednesday afternoon about ...

Brother of pastor competent to stand trial in his slaying

An Ohio man charged with fatally shooting his pastor brother in a church office as Sunday services were ending has been found mentally competent to stand trial. The Dayton Daily News (http://bit.ly/2914ejV ) reports a Montgomery County judge made the ruling Tuesday that 68-year-old Daniel Schooler is competent for trial, ...

Ohio State band trainer to be sentenced for sexual battery

A former Ohio State University drum major instructor who pleaded guilty to a sexual battery charge over an encounter with a student is scheduled to be sentenced Wednesday in Columbus. Stewart Kitchen could face up to five years in prison, but has asked that he not be put behind bars. ...

FILE - In this Wednesday, April 13, 2016 file photo, a small plane with a banner flies over Flint Bishop Airport to celebrate the ribbon cutting for Allegiant Air joining Flint Bishop International Airport in Flint, Mich. Discount airline Allegiant Air is set to land at Newark Liberty International Airport. Allegiant has been given final approval to begin offering service at the airport in November. Tickets can be purchased beginning Tuesday, June 28, some for as low as $39 one-way. (Conor Ralph/The Flint Journal- MLive.com via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDIT

Discount airline to land at Newark with opening up of slots

Allegiant Air has been given final approval to begin offering service at Newark Liberty International Airport, making it the first discount carrier to operate there since a federal lawsuit charged United, Newark's dominant airline, with monopolizing takeoff and landing slots and keeping competitors out. Allegiant will begin offering flights in ...

Ohio BMV starts accepting credit cards for driver fees

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles says its deputy registrars will soon accept credit cards as payment, after years of people requesting that as an option. By Friday, Ohioans at any of the 190 deputy registrar sites should be able to use credit cards for driver's license and vehicle registration ...

Authorities: Leaders of Ohio drug trafficking ring sentenced

Eleven people identified by authorities as leaders of a drug trafficking organization in central Ohio have all now been sentenced to prison. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine said in a release Monday that an investigation into the Circleville-area ring by state and local authorities led to indictments of 11 people ...

Some Cincinnati police to begin wearing body cameras

Some Cincinnati police officers will begin wearing body cameras later this summer. Police chief Eliot Isaac says the original July 1 date for starting roll-out of the new technology was pushed back to August 1 to avoid potential problems some other departments have experienced in implementing the policy too quickly. ...

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo giraffe dies from urinary condition

A 9-year-old giraffe at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has died from an acute and untreatable urinary condition. Officials say the giraffe named Travis died at the zoo on Friday. The zoo now has four giraffes and that exhibit is open. Officials say the remaining giraffes are healthy. Zoo spokesman Rick ...

Last of 4 men pleads guilty in botched drug robbery killing

The last of four men has pleaded guilty in the shooting death of a teen during a botched drug robbery attempt in southwest Ohio. West Chester police say 18-year-old Tyler Kassow died after being shot in January. Police say two men with ski masks forced their way into the home ...

Cleveland airport unveils $36M interior, exterior upgrades

A $36 million makeover at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport has been completed. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson along with airport and other local officials appeared for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Monday afternoon. The yearlong renovation project includes improvements to the interior and exterior facades of both the ticketing and baggage claim levels. ...

Ohio patrol says inmate beaten to death with concrete block

An inmate accused of fatally beating another inmate at a state prison in southwestern Ohio has been indicted on a murder charge. Warren County's prosecutor says Casey Pigge was indicted Monday on charges of aggravated murder and possessing a deadly weapon while under detention. The Chillicothe (chihl-ih-KAHTH'-ee) man is charged ...

Ohio man get 15 years to life in prison for killing child

A judge has sentenced a man to 15 years to life in prison for causing the death of his girlfriend's 21-month-old son last year. The Montgomery County Prosecutor's Office says 23-year-old Dionte Evans, of Huber Heights, was sentenced Monday after a jury last month found him guilty of murder and ...

Governor wants whitewater center review after visitor dies

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory says there needs to be a review of oversight for the U.S. National Whitewater Center following the death of an Ohio teenager who contracted an infection after she visited the park. McCrory told The Charlotte Observer on Monday (http://bit.ly/28ZeKZV) that there should be a total ...

Toledo prevails in jail lawsuit against county

A judge in Toledo has ruled that a northwest Ohio county is responsible for the jail costs for people arrested by city police and held on state misdemeanor charges. The Blade (http://bit.ly/29i4s7w ) reports that Judge Linton Lewis Jr. made the ruling Monday in a lawsuit filed in December by ...

Emile Weaver, center, standing next to her attorney Aaron Miller, left, looks toward the gallery while addressing the court during her sentencing Monday, June 27, 2016, in Muskingum County Common Pleas Court in Zanesville, Ohio. Muskingum County Common Pleas Judge Mark Fleegle sentenced Weaver to life in prison without parole for disposing  of her newborn baby in a trash bin outside the Delta Gamma Theta sorority house on campus. Weaver, 21, was found guilty by a jury last month of aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence.  (Chris Crook/Times Recorder via AP, Pool)

Ex-student gets life term for killing baby at sorority house

A former college student who gave birth in her sorority house was sentenced Monday to life in prison without parole for killing the newborn by throwing her in the trash. Emile Weaver, 21, was found guilty by a jury last month of aggravated murder, abuse of a corpse and tampering ...

Ohio gas prices drop; remain higher than national average

Ohio gas prices continue to fall, while remaining slightly higher than the national average. A gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $2.34 in Monday's survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That's down six cents from the $2.50 reported this time last ...

Brother, sister killed in 1-vehicle crash in Ohio

Authorities have identified a brother and sister killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash in southwestern Ohio. A State Highway Patrol release says 46-year-old James Acree, of West Monroe, Louisiana, and 24-year-old Valerie Acree, of Fairborn, died as a result of the crash over the weekend in Yellow Springs, about 20 ...

Authorities: Man, woman die in apartment fire in Cincinnati

Authorities say a man and a woman have died in an apartment fire in Cincinnati. Fire crews say several other people were rescued from the apartment building after the fire was reported around 4 a.m. Monday. Some had to be rescued off balconies. The identities of the two people who ...

Coast Guard: 2 rescued after tuber falls during wind gust

Authorities say two people had to be rescued from a northwest Ohio river after a woman fell off a tube that was being pulled by a small boat and a man jumped in after her. The Blade in Toledo reports (http://bit.ly/291ajl4 ) the Coast Guard says the woman fell during ...

Ohio homeowner shoots man trying to get into wrong house

Police near Cincinnati say a homeowner shot and wounded a man who was trying to get into the wrong house. Officers in Colerain Township say the man who was shot was from out of town and staying at another house on the same street. The homeowner shot the man early ...

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