Lobbyist pleads guilty in Columbus traffic-cameras scandal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lobbyist has pleaded guilty to extortion in a scandal involving the bribery of Columbus public officials by a traffic-camera company trying to keep its contracts with the city.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Court records: Ohio man on electronic monitor raped teen

CINCINNATI (AP) — While an Ohio man was on electronic monitoring in an abduction case, he had a 14-year-old girl dropped off at his home by taxi, held her captive for months and raped her, according to criminal charges and court records.

  • Written by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press