Gas company fine over Ohio home explosion to be cut in half

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A fine against a gas company will be halved in exchange for the company using safety programs to help prevent the kind of explosion that leveled a central Ohio home last year.

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Judge: Ohio State band ex-leader can't question 2 witnesses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge is blocking fired Ohio State band director Jonathan Waters from questioning the university's athletic director and a lawyer with the U.S. Department of Education's civil-rights office.

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Feds: Detective punched, kicked, menaced man with seatbelt

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a suburban Cleveland detective punched and kicked a suspect, drove him to a cemetery, wrapped a seatbelt around his neck and threatened to put him in the ground.

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