Judge focuses on keeping police shooting case in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — The judge who has taken over the case of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop emphasized Monday that she is focused on keeping his murder retrial in Cincinnati.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

City manager pursues review of Cincinnati's hate crime laws

CINCINNATI (AP) — Despite having one of the toughest hate crime laws in the country, Cincinnati's city manager has requested that officials review how the southwestern Ohio city prosecutes bias attacks.

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10-year-old boy drives to store, speeds away in police chase

FOSTORIA, Ohio (AP) — An erratic, speeding driver who led an Ohio officer on a brief pursuit turned out to be a 10-year-old boy who took his parents' car without permission and drove 11 miles to a nearby city to shop at a convenience store, police said.

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Teen charged with arson in Middletown church fire

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Investigators have charged a 16-year-old Middletown boy with arson for a fire that extensively damaged a church in southwestern Ohio.

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