Escaped prisoner caught in stolen car after 2-state chase

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a handcuffed prisoner who escaped from a transport vehicle in Cleveland is back in custody in Pennsylvania after leading police on a high-speed chase in a stolen car.

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County GOP asks Ohio lawmaker to resign after his arrest

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Rep. Wes Retherford, R-Hamilton, in his official Ohio House portrait, left, and his mugshot from Butler County Jail ealry Sunday.

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Republicans in southwest Ohio's Butler County are asking a GOP state lawmaker to resign after he was accused of impaired driving and mishandling a gun and missed legislative work this week.

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Legislator missing Ohio House business after arrest

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A state lawmaker accused of impaired driving and mishandling a gun in southwestern Ohio says he will miss legislative business in Columbus this week.

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