SUV hits dad pushing stroller, kills baby, authorities say

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a baby is dead after a sport utility vehicle veered off a road in Columbus, struck a mailbox and then hit a father who was pushing his 7-month-old boy in a stroller.

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Victim's dad jumps over table to attack her killer in court

CLEVELAND (AP) — The father of a woman killed by a convicted sex offender dived across a courtroom table to attack him Thursday shortly after a judge sentenced the defendant to death for killing three people and wrapping their bodies in garbage bags.

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11,000 Ohio rape kits tested for DNA, attorney general says

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says 11,000 sexual assault kits have been tested by the state's forensic scientists under an initiative launched in 2011 to check for evidence from previously untested kits.

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University of Cincinnati names police chief, assistant chief

CINCINNATI (AP) — A law enforcement veteran has been named to head the University of Cincinnati police force, which has undergone changes in the aftermath of an officer's fatal shooting last summer of a motorist after a traffic stop near campus.

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