Police: Teen shot after displaying real-looking replica gun

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a 15-year-old boy wounded by officers after he refused repeated commands to put down his weapon had pointed a real-looking replica handgun at an officer.

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Dozens of database misuse cases reported by Ohio authorities

COLUMBUS (AP) — Officers in Ohio were fired, suspended or otherwise disciplined more than 70 times between 2013 and 2015 for misusing confidential law enforcement databases, according to an Associated Press tally of records provided by the Ohio State Highway Patrol and the state attorney general.

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Analysis: 2016 was busiest year for targeted refugees

President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning refugees and immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries has put a spotlight on those immigrant communities across the country.

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Ohio to appeal judge's ruling on local hiring law

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio plans to appeal a judge's decision to block enforcement of a state law that would bar local hiring regulations for public projects, such as Cleveland's requirement that city residents get to work on certain projects.

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