Prosecutors want option to retry 3 men freed after 20 years

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland-area judge is considering whether prosecutors should have the option to retry three men who spent 20 years in prison before their convictions for a 1995 murder were overturned last year.

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Pacemaker data leads to indictment

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say data recorded by a man's cardiac pacemaker helped lead to his indictment on charges of aggravated arson and insurance fraud in a fire at his Ohio home.

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14 people in Cleveland died of drug overdose over the weekend

CLEVELAND (AP) — The medical examiner in Cleveland says at least 14 people in the area died of suspected heroin or fentanyl overdoses between Friday and Sunday, bringing the total to two dozen in less than a week.

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Inmate strangled while riding in van with guards aboard

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio inmate was strangled to death while riding in a corrections agency van with other prisoners and guards aboard, a prosecutor said Monday.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press