Ohio court allows condemned killer's DNA request

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday sided with a death row inmate seeking DNA testing on a cigarette butt found near the scene of the 1990 double murder that led to his sentence.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Police: Tourniquet kit, quick thinking saved Ohio officer

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Dayton say doctors believe quick thinking by an officer and a tourniquet kit likely saved the life of another officer struck by a motorist on Interstate 75 last week.


Cleveland police monitor seeks court help on equipment plan

CLEVELAND (AP) — The independent monitor overseeing an agreement to reform the Cleveland police department said in a federal court filing this week that he will ask a federal judge to address the city's failure to create a detailed plan on how it will invest in equipment like cruisers and in-car computers to modernize a department that lags behind other cities.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Suspect arrested for damaging fire at Ohio Buddhist temple

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a young Ohio man long suspected of setting a dumpster fire that spread and badly damaged a Buddhist temple has been arrested after a lengthy investigation.