Down syndrome abortion ban clears Ohio House committee

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to ban abortions based on a diagnosis of Down syndrome has cleared an Ohio legislative panel over the objections of abortion-rights groups.

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Prosecutors: Mom went to cops after son boasted about murder

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a man charged with killing a teenage girl he'd recruited to rob a bank contacted police after learning he had bragged about the slaying, a prosecutor said during opening statements at the man's murder trial.

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Ohio House approves bill changing concealed-carry gun notice

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has approved a bill that would cut the penalties for concealed-carry permit holders who don't tell police they have a weapon when they're detained by authorities.

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Police: Officer on the run kills self after standoff

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland police officer who was on the run while facing charges of attacking his girlfriend has killed himself following a six-hour standoff with police.

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