Governor spares life of man who killed woman in robbery

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich Monday spared a condemned killer who was set to die April 11 for fatally shooting a woman more than three decades ago during a robbery after questions were raised about discrepancies in the case and the fairness of the trial.

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Before Walmart shooting, dispatcher said man had 'bullets'

 

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Court filings about the fatal police shooting of a black shopper in an Ohio Walmart indicate a dispatcher told officers the man was loading a weapon with "bullets," even though a 911 caller hadn't specified ammunition. The man actually was carrying an air rifle he picked up from a shelf.

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Thousands in Ohio gather for March For Our Lives rallies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Thousands of people gathered Saturday in communities across Ohio at March For Our Lives rallies advocating for stronger gun laws in a movement led by students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, where 17 people were killed in a February shooting.

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