Judge dismisses convictions of 3 men imprisoned for 20 years

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge on Monday tossed out murder convictions for three men who spent 20 years in prison in a case that started unraveling when attorneys learned a top county prosecutor deliberately hid witness statements casting doubt on their guilt.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Wright-Patt lifts water advisory, says water safe

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio military base that will test a nearby river for compounds that authorities suspect contaminated some base wells has lifted a three-month-old drinking water advisory issued for pregnant and lactating women and infants.

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Court invalidates signatures for Ohio drug-price proposal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a proposal aimed at controlling prescription drug prices lacks enough valid signatures to meet the state's requirements, and backers must collect more for it to move ahead.

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Circleville aims to help cops, firefighters blocked by trains

CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) —€” A small Ohio city where trains sometimes block responders during emergencies will reopen an old fire station on the other side of the tracks while trying to find funding for an overpass above one of the city's 19 rail crossings.

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