Trials for killings of blacks by police unfold in 2 cities

CINCINNATI (AP) — With the nation focused on the closing days of the long, heated race for the presidency, two trials related to the country's continued racial divisions have just begun.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Ex-highway patrol commander poised for sex assault trial

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors say they're preparing to go to trial in the case of a former Ohio State Highway Patrol commander charged with engaging in inappropriate sexual conduct with a 16-year-old girl.

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Ohioan who beat wife's drug supplier with bat gets probation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of beating his wife's heroin supplier with a baseball bat has been sentenced to probation by an Ohio judge who noted extensive support for the defendant from a community fed up with drug problems.

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