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Ohio man gets life in heroin trafficking conspiracy

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison after he was convicted of trafficking large amounts of heroin and using violence to control the drug trade in east Cleveland.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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Prosecutor: Wife killed firefighter husband for insurance

CLEVELAND (AP) — The wife of a Cleveland firefighter conspired with a group of young men to kill her husband so she could collect on a life insurance policy and cover up financial fraud she committed in her husband's name, prosecutors said Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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Ohio mom charged after toddler dies from ingesting heroin

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio grand jury has charged a mother with involuntary manslaughter and child endangering after her 14-month-old daughter died from ingesting heroin.

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Ohio drug dealer sentenced to 15 years for 2 overdose deaths

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors say an Ohio man's 15-year prison sentence for selling the drugs responsible for two overdose deaths is among the longest in the state for such convictions.

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Syracuse provost named University of Dayton president

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The University of Dayton says a Syracuse University provost will become its next president.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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No indictment in Ohio woman's death from shotgun blast

CINCINNATI (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict the husband of a woman who died from a shotgun blast at their home outside Cincinnati in March, a prosecutor said Monday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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Body found in wreckage of Ohio car fire identified

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police say a charred body found in the wreckage of a car fire in western Ohio earlier this month was that of a 29-year-old man who lived in a Columbus suburb.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 September 2015

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River cleanup in Ohio gets boost from discovery of walleye

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland environmental community has welcomed the discovery of a three-inch walleye in a northeast Ohio river.

Last Updated on Monday, 14 September 2015

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