Man killed in fair thrill ride wreck joined Marines week ago

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A high school student who dreamed for years of joining the military and had just enlisted in the Marines was killed when a spinning and swinging thrill ride broke apart and sent several of its passengers tumbling onto the midway at the Ohio State Fair.

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  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Firefighters rescue Ohio woman entangled by boa constrictor

 

SHEFFIELD LAKE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman called 911 in a panic Thursday afternoon with ample reason: A 5 1/2-foot long boa constrictor she had rescued a day earlier had wrapped itself around her neck, was biting her face and wouldn't let go.

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Woman gets life sentence in 4-year-old Ohio girl's death

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A woman found guilty of aggravated murder in the Ohio death of a badly abused 4-year-old girl has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

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