Ohio court overturns death sentence in bartender's death

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The knife collection of a man accused of raping and killing a female bartender should not have been introduced into evidence at trial because the weapons weren't used in the slaying, a divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday as it overturned the conviction and death sentence of the accused.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Inmate charged with murder found dead in cell

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an inmate awaiting trial on a murder charge has been found dead in her cell in a northwest Ohio jail.

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State asked to help in probe of 6 women reported missing

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police investigating the cases of six women reported missing in southwest Ohio are seeking state help in determining if there's a connection between the women.

Middletown Police

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'Pizzagate' figures defended by GOP's Mandel start super PAC

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two right-wing activists that Ohio Republican Josh Mandel defended this summer against labeling by an anti-hate group have launched a super PAC backing his bid for U.S. Senate.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press