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Lawyer: Boy taken by dad in 2002 has visited mom in Alabama

CLEVELAND (AP) — A boy who was taken from his Alabama home by his father in 2002 and raised in Ohio under a new identity recently reconnected with his mother in Alabama, the father's attorney said Tuesday after his client pleaded not guilty to kidnapping and other charges.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Ohio bill would let places stock emergency allergy meds

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio bill would let restaurants, child care centers, amusement parks, colleges, sports venues and other places keep epinephrine injectors on hand to treat severe allergic reactions from insect stings, food or other causes.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Ohio prosecutor says probe of police shooting near end

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor in southwest Ohio says he is wrapping up the investigation into the June fatal shootings of a Cincinnati police officer and an armed suspect.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Police: Sisters tried to strangle mom with computer cords

WILLOWICK, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say two sisters tried to strangle their mother with computer cables on Thanksgiving morning.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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UPDATE: Ohio House OKs bill extending foster care services to age 21

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House has passed a bill that would extend the age for people to receive foster care services to 21.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Ohio high court overturns death sentence in beating death

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A condemned killer's troubled childhood, which included learning the drug trade from his mother, outweigh the brutal nature of his crime, a divided Ohio Supreme Court ruled Tuesday in overturning the man's death sentence.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Authorities monitoring man walking around Akron with rifle

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police and school officials say they're keeping an eye on a man walking around busy sections of Akron with a rifle strapped across his back.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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Officials in Ohio hope fish shelf will prevent erosion

LAKEWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Officials in a northeast Ohio city are hoping to complete a $205,000 fish shelf next year that they say would prevent erosion and help fishermen.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 01 December 2015

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