Judge: Man can't be tried in forgotten '72 cop-shooting case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 82-year-old man who was indicted, but never prosecuted, in the nonfatal shooting of an Ohio police officer almost 45 years ago cannot be tried now, a judge ruled Thursday.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio bill would allow longer sentence for disfiguring victim

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The case of a woman set on fire by her ex-boyfriend has prompted an Ohio lawmaker's proposal to allow longer sentences for crimes that permanently maim or disfigure victims.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS