Murder-suicide possible in blast that killed Ohio family

NORTHFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A medical examiner in Ohio says murder-suicide is one of the possibilities being looked at in a house explosion and fire that killed a married couple and their two daughters.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio's top court declines to change rules on plea deals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's top court on Thursday decided to continue allowing defendants to plead to lesser crimes that don't bear much resemblance to the facts of the original charge.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer