Ohio killer who fought rape charge agrees to life sentence

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who formerly faced the death penalty for a Cincinnati woman's 1982 slaying has agreed to a new sentence of life in prison without parole and will give up any new appeals.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Police arrest 19-year-old in 2015 killing of girl, 17

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a 19-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in a shooting a year ago that killed a 17-year-old girl and hurt two other teens when a fight broke out during a birthday party.

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Lawsuit seeks community-based options for Ohio's disabled

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Thursday claims Ohioans with intellectual and developmental disabilities are experiencing widespread segregation as they are forced to receive services in institutions due to a lack of community- or home-based options.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press