Authorities quiet on probe into slayings of 8 family members

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities were tight-lipped Wednesday about their investigation into the slayings of eight family members in a rural part of the state, and the attorney general said they wanted to avoid informing the killer or killers about what they know.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Police find 2 kids badly hurt at motel, 1 hidden by blanket

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say officers responding to a report of a possible dead child at a southwest Ohio motel found a pair of young siblings with serious injuries and arrested their mother and two other adults.


New hearing for Ohio youth charged in school shooting

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A 15-year-old boy accused of shooting and wounding two students in an Ohio school cafeteria is scheduled to appear in juvenile court to face charges including attempted murder.


Ex-cop to plead 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 will plead guilty to federal charges under an agreement with prosecutors.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press