Ex-cop pleads guilty in scheme to steal up to $250K

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A longtime Ohio policeman accused of conspiring with another officer to falsely obtain search warrants and keep up to $250,000 in cash and property seized in drug investigations has pleaded guilty to federal charges under an agreement with prosecutors.


Ohio seizes tigers, chimp, other exotic animals from farm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state seized five tigers and five other animals from a northeast Ohio farm Wednesday, saying it hasn't met the requirements of a law cracking down on exotic animal ownership.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Ohio high court won't hear appeal over man's declawed bobcat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a legal fight over whether the owner of a 26-pound domesticated, declawed bobcat is subject to the state's tightened laws on owning dangerous wild animals.

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