Ex-deputy charged in fatal Ohio shooting says he was in fear

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio deputy sheriff accused of fatally shooting an unarmed man after a chase says he was forced to fire because he thought the suspect was leaning down to grab a weapon.

 

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Ex-Ohio lawmaker convicted of theft seeks new trial again

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — An attorney for a former lawmaker removed from the Ohio House of Representatives following a felony theft conviction is arguing again that he deserves a new trial.

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Ohio hospital: Visitor maybe exposed others to tuberculosis

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Health officials say people at a northeastern Ohio hospital late last year may have been exposed to tuberculosis through a visitor who was later diagnosed with the airborne bacterial infection.

 

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Retrial in traffic stop shooting will have new prosecutors

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor is removing himself from the retrial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer charged with murder for shooting an unarmed black motorist during a traffic stop.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Kent State shooting site among 3 new Ohio historic landmarks

GREENHILLS, Ohio (AP) — The site where the Ohio National Guard shot and killed four Kent State University students during a protest on May 4, 1970, is among three new National Historic Landmarks in Ohio.

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