6 Ohio school districts close, citing threat to students

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Six southeast Ohio school districts canceled Friday classes because of an unspecified threat that authorities said originated in the Athens area and was made against students.

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Teen pleads guilty to attempted murder in cafeteria shooting

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy pleaded guilty Thursday to charges expected to keep him locked up at least until he's 21 for opening fire on fellow students in a school cafeteria for reasons that remain unclear.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Dayton man accused of causing fetus death sentenced

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A prosecutor says a southwest Ohio man accused of beating his pregnant girlfriend and causing her fetus' death has been sentenced to 46 years to life in prison on murder and other counts.

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Former Ohio deputy sentenced to life in colleague's slaying

MARIETTA, Ohio (AP) — A former sheriff's deputy convicted of fatally shooting an ex-colleague more than three decades ago because the victim had fired him for inappropriate conduct has been sentenced to life in prison.

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