Jury convicts Akron woman of fatally shooting boyfriend

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 22-year-old Akron woman is now facing a possible sentence of life in prison after she was found guilty in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend last January.

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Ex-Ohio Highway Patrol post commander pleads in sex case

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State Highway Patrol post commander has pleaded guilty to reduced charges after being accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old girl at his son's high school graduation party.

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Ohio mom sentenced for setting fire to home with kids inside

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman was sentenced to serve a little more than seven years in prison after admitting she set fire to her family's home last February while she and her children remained inside.

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Dredging of Cuyahoga River shipping channel resumes

CLEVELAND (AP) — Work to clean up the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) River shipping channel resumed this month after the Army Corps of Engineers failed to dredge the six-mile passage last year.

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