Ohio closing prison unit housing 430 inmates to save money

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prison unit housing about 430 inmates will be closed, the inmates moved elsewhere and employees offered jobs at other prisons, the state said Wednesday.

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Ohio officer says felt 'imminent threat' in Walmart shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A white Ohio police officer who fatally shot a black man in a Walmart store says he believed he faced an "imminent threat," although he acknowledges he never saw the man point what turned out to be an air rifle or threaten anyone.

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