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Sheriff: Man dead at dad's home severely neglected

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A disabled 33-year-old man found dead at his father's home was covered in bed sores, malnourished and had bones sticking through his skin, said authorities who accused his father and step-mother of severe medical neglect.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Ohio man, 90, admits killing his ailing wife

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — A 90-year-old northeast Ohio man is likely to be sentenced to four years in prison after admitting he suffocated his ailing 85-year-old wife "to put her out of her misery."

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Severe Ohio storms bring down flooding, outages

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Strong storms that have rolled through Ohio downed trees, flooded roads and left thousands without power.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Violent Ohio night leaves 4 dead

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A violent night in Ohio left four people dead in separate shootings — two each in Columbus and Cincinnati.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Police say bad heroin has led to 5 Ohio deaths

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Akron say five people have died and several others have overdosed recently, likely from a "bad batch" of heroin going around the region.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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University trustees approve Tressel's contract

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Trustees at Youngstown State University have approved a contract for Jim Tressel, agreeing to pay the former Ohio State football coach $300,000 a year to lead the northeast Ohio school.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 June 2014

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Police cite Ohioan for DUI checkpoint warning sign

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man says police violated his First Amendment rights of free speech when they cited him for holding a sign warning motorists to turn if they wanted to avoid a police DUI checkpoint.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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Ohio police find man accused of shooting pair

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in southwest Ohio say they have taken into custody a man suspected of fatally shooting his daughter and an unidentified male.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 18 June 2014

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