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Ohio man charged with trafficking 2 teenage girls for sex

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man has been charged in federal court on two counts related to human trafficking for employing two 14-year-old girls as prostitutes.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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Cleveland to book youths at juvenile court instead of jail

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials say all youths arrested by Cleveland police will eventually be booked at the county juvenile justice center instead of the city's downtown jail.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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State says identity theft complaints in Ohio up over 2014

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Identity theft complaints in Ohio have already surpassed the number received last year by about 300, according to the state attorney general's office.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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16-year-old arrested in fatal shooting of 17-year-old

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Columbus have arrested a 16-year-old boy in the fatal shooting earlier this week of a 17-year-old boy.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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Opponents argue for more time to fight AEP energy deal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Opponents are seeking more time from Ohio utility regulators to fight a deal announced this week between American Electric Power and the Sierra Club.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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Smaller police agencies to get training through settlement

CLEVELAND (AP) — Many small law enforcement agencies operating within Cleveland will get some of the training city police officers are required to receive through a federal consent decree.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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Ohio legislative panel urges keeping 2 license plates

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A legislative task force studying transportation issues has recommended that Ohio keep highway speed limits unchanged and continue to require a front license plate.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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7 spectators of massive dogfight in Ohio ring sentenced

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Seven people convicted of watching a massive dogfight that drew spectators from around the country to a ring in northeast Ohio have been sentenced.

Last Updated on Thursday, 17 December 2015

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