Ohio to get $98M for demolition, foreclosure prevention

CLEVELAND (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department has announced that Ohio will receive $98 million to demolish blighted structures and prevent people from losing their homes to foreclosure.

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Ohio judicial race: GOP backs AG's son; lawyer panel doesn't

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In campaigning for a state Supreme Court seat, the Ohio attorney general's son has outpaced others in fundraising and received a Republican endorsement but isn't getting the recommendation of an Ohio State Bar Association review panel.

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Execution date set despite Ohio not having lethal drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Friday set an execution date for a condemned killer over the objection of two justices who question establishing dates when the state doesn't have any lethal drugs.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Ohio has tested 10,000 rape kits for possible DNA matches

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says forensic scientists from its Bureau of Criminal Investigation have now tested 10,000 rape kits submitted by law enforcement agencies around Ohio to check for possible DNA matches.

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