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Attorneys ask DOJ to probe Cleveland police shooting of boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for the family of a black boy fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer while carrying a pellet gun are asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate the killing and the conduct of the prosecutor in charge of the case.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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Motions to dismiss charges denied in case of convicted judge

CINCINNATI (AP) — A defense request to dismiss charges against a suspended juvenile court judge convicted last year of unlawful interest in a public contract has been denied.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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11-year-old boy hit in Ohio drive-by shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Columbus say an 11-year-old boy was wounded in a drive-by shooting.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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Ex-Ohio governor, councilman formalize 2016 Senate faceoff

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's official: Ex-Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and Cincinnati councilman P.G. Sittenfeld will face off in March in a Democratic primary for U.S. Senate.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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Family of teen who killed herself sues school district

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — The family of a teen who killed herself last year has filed a lawsuit alleging her southwest Ohio school district knew she was bullied, but did little to stop it.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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Health insurance rule to give Ohioans more information

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans will be able to get more information about health care-provider networks from health insurance companies beginning in 2016.

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Justices to hear legal dispute over Ohio drilling leases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is ready to hear arguments in a long-running legal battle over disputed oil-and-gas leases held by 700 landowners in southern and eastern Ohio.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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Former Ohio officer gets prison for theft of money, drugs

CLEVELAND (AP) — A retired suburban Cleveland police officer has been sentenced to three years in prison on charges related to the theft of money and drugs from a police evidence room.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 15 December 2015

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