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Ohio sheriff's office warns of shop-with-cop charity scam

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Northeast Ohio sheriff's office says it's investigating a scam that falsely collected thousands of dollars in donations for a popular charity that benefits poor children during the Christmas season.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Flags ordered at half-staff for slain Ohio officer's funeral

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Flags at the Ohio Statehouse will fly at half-staff in honor of a slain police officer.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Ohio parents arrested after 2-year-old is stuck in toilet

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the parents of a 2-year-old northeast Ohio boy have been arrested and jailed after the toddler became stuck in a toilet while left alone in the family's apartment.

Last Updated on Saturday, 23 January 2016

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Jail inmate death under investigation in Ohio

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating the death of a female inmate at a southwestern Ohio jail.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Sheriffs, police chiefs help with Ohio standards compliance

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says Ohio sheriffs and police chiefs are on board to help law enforcement agencies statewide comply with first-ever standards for use of deadly force.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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1 dead in listeria outbreak linked to packaged lettuce from Ohio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Packaged salads produced at a Dole facility in Ohio are linked to one death in Michigan.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Ohio village issues water advisory after testing finds lead

SEBRING, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio school district canceled classes Friday after officials issued an advisory that said children and pregnant women shouldn't drink tap water from a village system because of elevated levels of lead and copper found during tests at a handful of homes connected to the system.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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North Korea says it arrests US student for 'hostile act'

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea announced Friday the arrest of a U.S. university student for what it called a "hostile act" orchestrated by the American government to undermine the authoritarian nation.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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