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Ohio justice pushes annual pay raises for judges

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court is promoting annual cost-of-living increases for judges as a way of keeping judges on the bench and making the profession attractive to new candidates.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014

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Dayton officer can't be sued for discrimination

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a Dayton police officer can't be sued individually as part of a sex discrimination case.

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Toledo zoo welcomes 100-year-old tortoise

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The newest resident of the Toledo Zoo is a 100-year-old dome-shelled Galapagos tortoise that weighs in at 440 pounds.

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 August 2014

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Drone delays landing of hospital chopper

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Officials at a southwest Ohio hospital say a drone flying near the building delayed the landing of an emergency medical helicopter for nine minutes.

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Serial rapist gets 135 years in prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who was linked to seven Cleveland-area rapes when authorities reopened hundreds of previously unsolved rape cases has been sentenced to up to 135 years in prison.

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Officer cleared in shooting of teen

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor says a suburban Cincinnati police officer was justified when he fired his gun and wounded a 16-year-old alleged armed robber last spring.

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Authorities apprehend missing inmate

LEBANON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities have apprehended an inmate who was missing from a southwest Ohio jail for more than 24 hours after she went on leave for a dentist appointment.

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Teen cleared in crash that killed friend

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A juvenile court magistrate has cleared a teenager in a 2012 northeast Ohio crash that left her passenger dead.

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