Man accused of keeping neighbor in pit to appear in court

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for an Ohio man accused of kidnapping a neighbor and keeping her trapped in a small pit plans to ask for a court-ordered mental health evaluation of the man.

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Witness: Truck in fiery crash tried to avoid wrong-way car

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A witness to a crash and fire that temporarily closed a southwest Ohio interstate says the wrong-way car driver who died appeared to intentionally move into the path of an oncoming semi-truck, whose driver tried to avoid the collision.

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Court receives full autopsies of 8 slayings in 1 family

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has received the unredacted autopsy reports from eight slayings in one family as it considers media lawsuits seeking access to those full reports from the unsolved case.

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