Man gets prison time for killing ex-fiancee's young son

 

FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man convicted of killing his fiancee's 2-year-old son has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole after serving at least 17 years.

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4-year-old killed, 6-year-old injured in interstate crash

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 4-year-old boy was killed and a 6-year-old was critically injured when their vehicle was rear-ended while stopped in heavy traffic on an Ohio interstate.

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Sen. Huffman, another lawmaker apologize for crude remarks at going-away party

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two Republican state lawmakers apologized on Friday for offensive remarks they made during a top House staffer's going-away party that made light of recent sexual misconduct scandals and disparaged female lawmakers.

 

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

Lawyers say condemned killer early victim of opioid epidemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich should consider his fight against the state's deadly opioid epidemic when deciding whether to spare a condemned killer whose life spiraled out of control after becoming addicted to painkillers, say attorneys trying to stop the killer's execution less than three weeks from now.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press