Judges rule for deported Mexican woman threatened by cartels

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday ordered U.S. immigration authorities to reconsider the case of a Mexican mother of four U.S.-born children who was deported last year while claiming she was threatened by a Mexican drug cartel.

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  • Written by By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Authorities: Deputy fatally shoots teen in Ohio courtroom


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A deputy fatally shot a 16-year-old boy in an Ohio courtroom when a fight broke out involving the boy, his family and the officer on Wednesday, a sheriff's office investigator said.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

US agency reverses course on Lake Erie toxic algae decision

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency wants Ohio to do another review of Lake Erie to determine whether it should be declared impaired by toxic algae blooms that have become a recurring threat in recent summers.


Lawyers: Bike path attack defendant willing to plead guilty

NEW YORK (AP) — A man charged with killing eight people in a Halloween attack on a New York City bike path is willing to plead guilty if he'll be spared the death penalty, his lawyers said Wednesday.

  • Written by By LARRY NEUMEISTER , Associated Press

Democrat Connie Pillich picks Marion mayor as running mate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Democratic candidate for Ohio governor selected a local government official with Democratic roots and appeal among rural Republican voters as her running mate.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press