Police warn against celebratory New Year's Eve gunfire

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police around the country have urged residents against the dangerous practice of shooting off guns to celebrate the New Year and warned of criminal charges against those who do.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

People urged to help vulnerable neighbors during deep freeze

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The post-Christmas prolonged, dangerously cold weather across half the country has advocates for the homeless scrambling to get people off the streets and local officials urging residents to assist their elderly neighbors.

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  • Written by By DAVID SHARP , Associated Press

Judge won't tolerate 'game-playing' by neo-Nazi site founder

Andrew Anglin, founder of a neo-Nazi website notorious for its racist internet trolling campaigns, has dubiously claimed he lives in Nigeria. A process server swears he recently spotted The Daily Stormer's publisher at a grocery store in his native Ohio.

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  • Written by By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN , Associated Press

Inmates, reporters appeal order ending interviews lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Inmates and reporters have appealed a judge's order that ended a lawsuit over a ban on face-to-face media interviews with prisoners convicted for their roles in Ohio's deadly 1993 prison riot.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Former children's doctor sentenced for sex offenses

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former doctor at an Ohio children's hospital has been sentenced to 10 months behind bars stemming from allegations he groped two teenage female patients.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS