Compensation denied for relative of Ohio massacre victim

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A request for payment of lost wages made on behalf of a relative of a man killed in last year's massacre of eight people has been rejected by a crime victim compensation fund.

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Cleveland submits new police crisis intervention policy

CLEVELAND (AP) — City police officers with specialized training will be able to refer anyone having a mental health or substance abuse crisis to a hospital or treatment facility rather than arrest them for minor crimes, according to federal court documents filed late Thursday.

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Medical examiner: 3 of 6 victims from plane crash identified

CLEVELAND (AP) — The recovered remains of three of the six people killed when a plane crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland last month have been identified, the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner said Friday.

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Man who pleaded guilty to killing 4 gets life without parole

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who pleaded guilty to fatally shooting four people and trying to kill a fifth during a robbery at an Ohio home in 2015 has been sentenced to four consecutive terms of life in prison without parole.

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