Ohio voters pick Donald Trump, Rob Portman in top races

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters delivered victories Tuesday to Donald Trump for president and Rob Portman for U.S. Senate, two Republicans who ran very different campaigns.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Ex-cop who misused database, stalked women has early release

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Akron policeman who assaulted his ex-girlfriend, misused a law enforcement database and stalked her and other women has been granted early release just over a year after being sentenced to four years in prison.

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2 convicted of murder in bystander's slaying over $80

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people face sentences of 18 years to life in prison after they were each convicted of murder in the central Ohio slaying of a bystander in a dispute over $80.

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Wendy's profit surges on shift to franchise operations

NEW YORK (AP) — Wendy's Co. reported a boost in profit as it dramatically cut costs while it continues to sell company-owned restaurants and shift to a more franchise-heavy operation.

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Ohioans cast ballots in presidential race, other contests

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio residents turned out at polls Tuesday to cast ballots in one of the most unusual, contentious, colorful and crazy presidential elections in recent memory.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press