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Man gets 5-plus years for Ohio VA Clinic shooting

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former Veterans Affairs employee who pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon in a VA hospital shooting that wounded his former co-worker in the ankle was sentenced Friday to 5 1/2 years in prison.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Man to be sentenced in VA Clinic shooting in Ohio

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man who pleaded guilty to a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon in a Veterans Affairs hospital shooting that wounded an employee in the ankle is to be sentenced in federal court.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Police: Ohioan poured gas on man, set room on fire

NORTH CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man in police custody is accused of pouring gasoline onto another man and starting a fire in a bedroom at their home.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Revamp of map-making process clears Ohio Senate

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan agreement to overhaul the way Ohio draws its legislative districts passed the state Senate early Friday as lawmakers sought to give more balance to a political process long criticized as allowing the party in power to tilt the lines in their favor.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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3 dead, 3 others hurt in overnight Ohio home fire

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Police say an early morning fire at an Ohio home has left three people dead and sent three others to hospitals.

Last Updated on Friday, 12 December 2014

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Ohio high school student arrested for bringing gun

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio say a student has been arrested for bringing a gun to school.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Ohio AG wants active shooter response studied

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has directed the state police training commission to examine whether officers statewide are adequately trained to determine when they're dealing with an active shooter and other issues raised in the wake of several recent police shootings nationally.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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Mayor: Police brass not to blame for problems

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson says he doesn't blame police brass for problems detailed in a blistering report by the U.S. Justice Department that says there is a pattern and practice of officers using excessive use of force and violating people's civil rights.

Last Updated on Thursday, 11 December 2014

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