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Teens punished for prank on autistic classmate

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three teens who admitted to dumping urine, tobacco and spit on a 15-year-old autistic classmate during an ice bucket prank were ordered Monday to do community service and write apology letters to the victim and his family.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Ohio students react to Ferguson with peace, prayer

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — College students in Ohio held a peaceful protest and a prayer vigil following the announcement that a grand jury had decided not to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Some at Ohio State make ritual lake jump early

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some students took an early plunge into a campus lake despite Ohio State University's efforts to regulate the traditional jump leading up to the school's football game against Michigan.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Serial rapist convicted for 12th time in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A serial rapist who has been convicted for a 12th time in northeast Ohio asked a judge to keep him behind bars as long as possible.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Man freed from prison to thank group that helped

CINCINNATI (AP) — A man who spent nearly four decades in prison for a slaying and was freed after a witness said he lied as a boy will be in Cincinnati to personally thank those who worked to free him.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Father finds photos of local women, turns son in

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio father has turned his son in to police after discovering the teenager had taken photos of neighborhood women from outside their bedroom windows.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 25 November 2014

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Lawsuit challenges juvenile arrests, detentions

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio routinely and unconstitutionally arrest and detain children without proper evidence that they committed a crime, according to a federal lawsuit seeking an immediate end to the practice.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

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Police: Video of officer shooting boy is 'clear'

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland officer was less than 10 feet away when he fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun near a playground, and video of the shooting is clear about what happened, police said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 24 November 2014

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