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Vote expected on bill shielding execution drug

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bill that would shield the names of companies that provide Ohio its execution drugs could include a deadline for such secrecy to expire, under changes being considered to the fast-moving legislation expected to be voted on.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Hearing set for soldier facing murder charge

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — The Army is holding a hearing in Colorado to decide whether an infantryman should face a court-martial on charges of fatally shooting another soldier when they were deployed in Jordan.

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This undated photo released by the U.S. Army, shows Spc. Adrian M. Perkins of Pine Valley, Calif., at an unknown location. A Fort Carson soldier has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 19-year-old Perkins while both were deployed in Jordan in May, the Army said Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014. Spc. Jeffery T. Page, 23, of Perrysburg, Ohio, has been accused of killing Perkins with an M4 rifle on May 15, at Muwaffaq Salti Air Base, charging documents said.

A hearing is scheduled Wednesday for 23-year-old Spc. Jeffery T. Page, of Perrysburg, Ohio, on murder charges in the death of 19-year-old Spc. Adrian M. Perkins, who's from California.

Charging documents say Perkins was shot with an M4 rifle at an air base in Jordan in May. Authorities haven't revealed a motive or the circumstances of the death.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Judge transfers island police probe to Ohio AG

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — An investigation into police in a Lake Erie island resort town is being handed over to the Ohio attorney general's office.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 19 November 2014

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Cleveland Clinic does its 2nd face transplant

Cleveland Clinic surgeons have replaced nearly the entire face of a middle-aged man severely disfigured in a car accident, the hospital announced Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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Man pleads not guilty in officer's fatal shooting

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting an off-duty police officer at a northeast Ohio pub and injuring four other people pleaded not guilty Tuesday to aggravated murder and assault charges.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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Cleveland to pay $3 million over police shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — The relatives of two people killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire in 2012 will split a $3 million settlement from the city of Cleveland, the attorney for one of the families said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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Task force head to deliver Ohio St. band report

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former state attorney general hired by Ohio State University to review the culture inside its celebrated marching band after the group's director was fired is releasing her report Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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US soldier charged with killing comrade overseas

FORT CARSON, Colo. (AP) — A Fort Carson soldier has been charged with murder in the shooting death of a 19-year-old comrade while they were deployed to Jordan in May, the Army said Tuesday.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 18 November 2014

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