Ohio prison workers union sues to stop prison farms shutdown

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The union representing Ohio's corrections officers has sued to stop the planned shutdown of the state's prison farms in a move to raise millions of dollars to fund new rehabilitation programs through land sales.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Judge says 10 seized animals should be returned to Ohio farm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge on Thursday said five tigers and five other animals seized from a northeast Ohio farm should be returned, though the state stood by its actions and maintained that the owner hasn't met Ohio's tightened restrictions on keeping exotic animals.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Man convicted of killing 3 women, wrapping bodies in bags

CLEVELAND (AP) — A convicted sex offender was found guilty Thursday of the murder of three women whose bodies were found wrapped in garbage bags in a case that raised fears that another serial killer was hunting for victims in the Cleveland area.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press