Father of boy taken from mom in 2002 gets 4 years in prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who took his 5-year-old son from his mother in Alabama nearly 14 years ago and raised him under a new identity was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio lawmakers want medical marijuana legalized by summer

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio lawmakers plan to legalize medical marijuana by summer in an effort they say is more responsible and comprehensive than any ballot proposal.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent