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

Study: Straits oil spill could affect vast shoreline areas

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — A newly released study says hundreds of miles of Lake Michigan and Lake Huron shoreline are at risk of contamination if oil pipelines in the Straits of Mackinac rupture.

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Ohio proposes speeding up lead-water alerts

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's environmental regulators are proposing an overhaul of how the state and its cities deal with lead in drinking water, including speeding up notifications when lead is found at the tap.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press