Ex-Ohio Highway Patrol post commander pleads in sex case

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio State Highway Patrol post commander has pleaded guilty to reduced charges after being accused of inappropriately touching a 16-year-old girl at his son's high school graduation party.

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Ohio mom sentenced for setting fire to home with kids inside

NEWARK, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman was sentenced to serve a little more than seven years in prison after admitting she set fire to her family's home last February while she and her children remained inside.

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Dredging of Cuyahoga River shipping channel resumes

CLEVELAND (AP) — Work to clean up the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) River shipping channel resumed this month after the Army Corps of Engineers failed to dredge the six-mile passage last year.

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Attacker plows into crowd, stabs people at Ohio State campus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man plowed his car into a group of pedestrians at Ohio State University and then got out and began stabbing people with a butcher knife Monday morning before he was shot to death by a police officer, authorities said.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Ohioan modifies go-carts as unusual therapy for the disabled

MECHANICSBURG, Ohio (AP) — The van bumped its way down the long country lane, and before it got to its destination at the red barn at the bottom of the hill, Michael Fuller already was smiling and waving from the back seat.

  • Written by HOLLY ZACHARIAH, The Columbus Dispatch