Prosecutor: Ohio gunman wanted to kill police officers

CINCINNATI (AP) — An armed suspect who killed a Cincinnati police officer and then was shot to death by police wanted to ambush and kill as many officers as possible, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

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FirstEnergy proposes deal setting rates for next 8 years

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — FirstEnergy is asking utility regulators to approve short-term rate increases for about 2 million customers in Ohio in order to sustain operations at some of its older coal and nuclear plants.

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Court to hear challenge of death row inmate's rape sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear the state's challenge of a prison sentence received by a condemned Ohio killer in a rape case unrelated to his slaying of a Cleveland police officer in 2000.

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