2 inmates in Ohio county jail found dead in 12-hour period

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two inmates died within 12 hours this week at a county jail east of Cleveland, and one of the deaths may have been caused by a drug overdose, authorities said Tuesday.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio man gets 25 years for role in credit union's collapse

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeastern Ohio man was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in federal prison for obtaining nearly $11 million in fraudulent loans that authorities said helped cause one of the biggest credit union failures in U.S. history.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio bills on STD treatment, ride-sharing companies signed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed 14 bills into law, including legislation to expand access to treatment for certain sexually transmitted diseases and a measure to create one set of statewide regulations for ride-sharing services.

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Ohio patrol's new K-9 is 1st to graduate in-house training

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol in Ohio has switched to buying and training its own canines instead of using a contractor, and the program's first graduate is an 18-month-old male German Shepherd named Fox.

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