University of Cincinnati says 3 finalists for police chief

CINCINNATI (AP) — The University of Cincinnati says it has narrowed its search for a new police chief to three finalists less than a year after a former campus police officer was charged with murder in the fatal shooting of motorist during a traffic stop.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Jury recommends death sentence for Ohio man in 3 killings

CLEVELAND (AP) — Testimony about an abusive childhood and the psychological damage it caused didn't sway a jury in Cleveland that recommended Friday that an Ohio man should die by lethal injection for killing three women and wrapping their bodies in garbage bags.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio elections chief, voter prevail in Libertarian challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has delivered a legal victory to Ohio's elections chief and a voter sued by Libertarians for their roles in disqualifying the party's gubernatorial candidate from 2014 fall ballots.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent