Ex-cop pleads guilty in scheme to steal up to $250K

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A longtime Ohio policeman accused of conspiring with another officer to falsely obtain search warrants and keep up to $250,000 in cash and property seized in drug investigations has pleaded guilty to federal charges under an agreement with prosecutors.

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Ohio seizes tigers, chimp, other exotic animals from farm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state seized five tigers and five other animals from a northeast Ohio farm Wednesday, saying it hasn't met the requirements of a law cracking down on exotic animal ownership.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Ohio high court won't hear appeal over man's declawed bobcat

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a legal fight over whether the owner of a 26-pound domesticated, declawed bobcat is subject to the state's tightened laws on owning dangerous wild animals.

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