Ohio prosecutor reviewing Cincinnati Zoo case

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor plans to announce next week whether to pursue charges against parents of a 3-year-old boy who got into the Cincinnati Zoo's gorilla exhibit, leading to the fatal shooting of an endangered gorilla to protect the child.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Lawyers: Appalachian Trail was client's 'road to redemption'

CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for a Kentucky accountant who embezzled $8.7 million before going on the run say hiking the Appalachian Trail for six years as a fugitive put him on "the road to redemption."

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Zoo to re-open gorilla exhibit with higher barrier

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo said Thursday it will re-open its gorilla exhibit next week with a higher, reinforced barrier after a 3-year-old boy got into the enclosure, leading to the fatal shooting of a male gorilla.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press