Ohio mayor, ex-auditor receive probation in corruption case

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mayor of Youngstown and the former Mahoning County auditor have each been sentenced to one year of probation after taking a plea deal last month in connection with a lengthy corruption investigation.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

State-by-state strategy wielded to defund Planned Parenthood

NEW YORK (AP) — Though congressional Republicans' bid to defund Planned Parenthood was vetoed by President Barack Obama, anti-abortion activists and politicians are achieving a growing portion of their goal with an aggressive state-by-state strategy.

  • Written by DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer

Police look for murderer who escaped from Ohio prison

NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An inmate serving time for the murder of a Cleveland woman escaped from an Ohio prison, provoking a manhunt Monday and the closure of a nearby college.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF