Ohio officer shot in face is recovering from initial surgery

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Police say a narcotics detective who was shot in the face during a drug raid at an Ohio home can't speak as he recovers from surgery but is communicating using a whiteboard.

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Review clears police who shot 'Buckeye Bandit' bank robber

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say officers acted within department policy when they shot and wounded the suspected serial bank robber whom law enforcement called the "Buckeye Bandit" because he often wore Ohio State University clothing.

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2 more men indicted in slayings of couple at used car lot

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two alleged accomplices indicted in the slayings of a couple at their used car lot in Cleveland are accused of helping the suspected shooter, who already was charged.

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Duke Energy rate request being negotiated with regulators

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The nation's largest electric company agreed Monday to seek a smaller rate increase on more than a million North Carolina customers, with a smaller potential profit margin, but still wants nearly $200 million a year to clean up the toxic byproducts of burning coal.

  • Written by By EMERY P. DALESIO , Associated Press