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Cleveland police officers to soon begin using body cameras

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police say they will soon be issuing body cameras to police officers in the hope of reducing confrontations between officers and citizens, use of force and citizen complaints.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Ohio had most reported measles cases among states in 2014

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Federal officials say Ohio had more than 300 reported measles cases last year — more than any other state.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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New rules in effect for dealers buying scrap metal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio scrap metal dealers will be required to check an electronic list of previous offenders as part of new rules designed to thwart scrap metal theft.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Human trafficking hotline received tips on 164 Ohio cases

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A national hotline for reporting human trafficking says tips on more than 5,000 human trafficking cases nationwide last year included 164 Ohio cases.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Plowed snow falling from Ohio bridge shatters car windshield

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio say a plow pushed a heap of snow off a bridge and onto a vehicle passing below, shattering the windshield and crushing part of the car.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Ohio Supreme Court hears appeal of teen's life sentence

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A convicted rapist claims a 112-year prison sentence imposed for crimes committed when he was 15 years old is unconstitutional and wants the Ohio Supreme Court to overturn the sentence.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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Court awards $32,000 to wrongfully imprisoned NE Ohio man

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded an ex-inmate about $32,000 for wrongful imprisonment after an appeals court said there wasn't enough evidence to convict him in a drug possession case.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 04 February 2015

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FBI offering reward for suspect in slaying of elderly couple

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI has joined a manhunt for a suspect in the abduction and killings of an elderly Ohio couple who is also believed to have committed armed robberies in three states over the weekend.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 03 February 2015

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