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Ohio trooper pleads guilty to civil rights charges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former state trooper accused of forcing female motorists into sexual acts in exchange for dropping traffic charges pleaded guilty on Wednesday to violating their civil rights.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Veterans take final honor flight in NW Ohio

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A group of veterans have landed back in Toledo after visiting the war memorials erected in their honor, marking the last planned trip of its kind in the area.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Millions unclaimed in $420M Ohio workers comp case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The law firm handling a $420 million state settlement over Ohio employers being overcharged for workers' compensation premiums says millions of dollars weren't claimed by the deadline.

Last Updated on Thursday, 30 October 2014

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Cleveland enlists help to keep its traffic cameras

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials are enlisting the help of a popular mayor, governor and longtime U.S. senator to help defeat a ballot issue that would outlaw the use of speed and red-light cameras in the city.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Feds add alleged predator to law enforcement app

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal investigators say a central Ohio man charged with producing and distributing child pornography is the latest addition to a smartphone law enforcement app meant to locate child sex predators.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Divided court upholds death for killer of officer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The nature of a police officer's killing during a traffic stop — shot four times in the head at close range — outweighed arguments that the killer panicked out of fear he would be attacked, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in upholding the defendant's death sentence by a single vote.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Ohio officer pleads not guilty after K-9's death

MEDINA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio officer whose police dog died from heatstroke in his cruiser has pleaded not guilty on two misdemeanor counts of animal cruelty.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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Ohio bill inspired by fake ice bucket challenge

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker says his proposal to require prison time for many felony crimes against the disabled or elderly was inspired by a fake ice bucket challenge that led to charges against five teenagers.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 29 October 2014

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