Suspect in killings of 4 women called charmer with dark side

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — An occasional drifter linked to the slayings of at least four women in little over a decade could always find a place to stay and someone to give him a lift. Even with little money to his name and a string of arrests in his past, Shawn Grate was magnetic enough to make friends with almost anyone.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Senate OKs short-term funding for Ohio uranium plant cleanup

PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's U.S. senators say a resolution passed by the Senate continues short-term funding for cleanup of a Cold War-era uranium plant in southern Ohio where workers have been warned about the threat of layoffs for years.