Court to hear appeal from condemned Ohio serial killer of 11

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is set to hear arguments that defense attorneys wasted time challenging evidence against a Cleveland man who killed 11 women and hid the remains in and around his home, and should have focused instead on sparing him from a death sentence.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Bill would let Ohioans with drug convictions keep license

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio Senate panel is considering a bill that would give judges the option of suspending a driver's license for someone convicted of a drug charge instead of the suspension being mandatory.

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Man charged with killing witness in Pittsburgh heroin probe

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A heroin trafficking suspect has been charged with killing a government witness and seriously wounding her mother in western Pennsylvania nearly two years ago, federal and state prosecutors announced Monday.

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