Former deep-sea treasure hunter to have competency evaluated

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge in Ohio has ordered a competency evaluation of a former deep-sea treasure hunter who's jailed for refusing to answer questions about the location of 500 missing gold coins.

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Appeals court agrees Ohio men get new trial in 1995 slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — An appeals court in Cleveland has ruled that a lower court judge properly granted a new trial for three men who spent nearly 20 years in prison for a slaying they denied committing.

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Man convicted in New Year's Eve slayings gets life sentence

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man convicted in the fatal shootings of a father and his two teenage children during a home invasion robbery on New Year's Eve 2013 was sentenced Wednesday to three life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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