Senate OKs highway fencing bill inspired by 2014 incident

 

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Legislation is advancing in Pennsylvania to require protective fencing on bridges over many busy highways, following a 2014 incident in which teenagers threw a 4½-pound rock from an I-80 overpass and critically injured an Ohio woman.

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Ohio court overturns death sentence in bartender's death

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The knife collection of a man accused of raping and killing a female bartender should not have been introduced into evidence at trial because the weapons weren't used in the slaying, a divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday as it overturned the conviction and death sentence of the accused.

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Inmate charged with murder found dead in cell

 

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an inmate awaiting trial on a murder charge has been found dead in her cell in a northwest Ohio jail.

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State asked to help in probe of 6 women reported missing

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police investigating the cases of six women reported missing in southwest Ohio are seeking state help in determining if there's a connection between the women.

Middletown Police

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