School: Boy, 8, who killed himself never said he was bullied

CINCINNATI (AP) — An 8-year-old boy shown on surveillance video being knocked to the floor unconscious at school two days before he killed himself told staff he had fainted and never said he had been bullied or assaulted, a school spokeswoman said Friday.

  • Written by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press

Police chief, 2 nursing home employees killed; shooter dead

KIRKERSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An armed man gunned down a new village police chief on an Ohio street on Friday and then killed two employees in a nearby nursing home, where he later was found dead, a sheriff said. No nursing home residents were injured, nor were two hostages briefly held by the alleged gunman.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Sheriff, officer pull young boys from car in creek

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio believe a mechanical failure caused a car to roll backward through heavy traffic and into a creek before an officer and the local sheriff were able to pull two young boys from the back seat.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS