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Ohio memorial set for US doctor killed in Pakistan

GROVEPORT, Ohio (AP) — A memorial is being held in central Ohio for an American cardiologist killed last month in Pakistan in front of his wife and toddler son.

Last Updated on Saturday, 21 June 2014

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Ohio police find pot growing in grandpa's basement

 

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say they found a basement marijuana growing operation after an 87-year-old man was held at gunpoint by home invasion burglars.

The Butler County sheriff's office says deputies seized marijuana plants and growing equipment from the home in Ross Township near Hamilton. Deputies responded to a 12:50 a.m. report Thursday that Howard Fisher was the victim of a home invasion burglary that targeted things belonging to his grandson. The grandson wasn't home.

Deputies said they found the older man at the home of neighbors who had called 911. He was nursing a hand injury inflicted by one of the suspects.

Deputies say they discovered the marijuana while looking for the suspects.

Police are still investigating and have made no arrests. No other information was available.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014

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Ohio man gets life in mistaken identity slaying

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of a 74-year-old man who prosecutors say was shot after picking up his wife from a church.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014

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Ohio man will spend month in jail for killing dog

CONNEAUT, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man accused of killing a dog with a hammer because he no longer wanted it and couldn't find a buyer will spend more than a month in jail.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014

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Prosecutor: Ohio police chase should have stopped

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police should have stopped a car chase in November 2012 long before it ended with officers firing 137 rounds and killing two unarmed people, an Ohio prosecutor said in court filings.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014

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Bond set for 2 accused of neglect in son's death

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set bond at $250,000 for a northern Ohio couple charged after the man's disabled 33-year-old son was found dead at their home.

Last Updated on Friday, 20 June 2014

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Kraft Foods recalls 260 cases of Velveeta

NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft is recalling Velveeta cheese from Walmart stores in as many as 12 states, mostly in the Midwest, because the cheese lacks the proper amount of preservatives.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Chiropractors to get role in Ohio concussion rules

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Chiropractors will join doctors to develop guidelines for clearing young athletes for play after head injuries, as the two groups debate over who has the medical expertise to assess concussions and setting up potential changes to state requirements.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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