Sorority girl who threw baby in trash says she was in denial

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A former college student accused of murder for giving birth in a sorority house bathroom and disposing of the child in a trash bag testified Friday that she was in denial about her pregnancy and thought the baby was dead.

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Lawyers want to garnish proceeds from new traffic cameras

NEW MIAMI, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for residents who won a nearly $2 million lawsuit against a southwest Ohio village over its speed cameras want to garnish proceeds from a new camera program to make sure the residents get paid.

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State, judge dispute who can order Ohio exotic animals moved

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge who ordered the return of five tigers and five other exotic animals seized from a northeast Ohio farm is now in a legal fight with the state over who has jurisdiction in such transfers.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Loud and low-carb: Cicadas are back in Ohio, West Virginia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The 17-year cicadas are coming again, millions of them, with their unnerving red eyes, orange wings and cacophonous mating song that can drown out the noise of passing jet planes.

  • Written by MITCH STACY, Associated Press