Cop shot driver after high-speed chase of van carrying kids

STRONGSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A man driving a van with a woman and three children inside led police on a high-speed chase in Ohio before he was stopped, reached down to light a cigarette and was fatally shot by an officer, according to a police dispatch log.

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Police: Baby taken after mom's slaying is safe; suspect dead

WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — Police say a woman was fatally shot and her 7-week-old infant was abducted in north-central Ohio, leading to a search that ended with the child safe and a suspect dead in an apparent suicide.

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Marijuana legalization backers plan SW Ohio grow facility

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — The backers of a failed state ballot measure to legalize marijuana for recreational and medical use are now proposing a large medical marijuana growing facility in southwestern Ohio.

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Ohio's income tax revenue falls short again in February

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's state income tax revenue has come up short of estimates in the past several months, and state tax revenue overall is nearly 3 percent below estimates for the fiscal year.

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