Ohio mom says teen sitter is responsible for baby's death

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman alleges a teenage caretaker is responsible for the death of her infant son, and police say a juvenile suspect is under investigation in the homicide case.


Dad, attorney challenge charges against shooting suspects

CINCINNATI (AP) — The father of a man hospitalized in critical condition with gunshot wounds after a Cincinnati nightclub shooting doesn't believe his son was responsible and an attorney for a second suspect charged with murder Friday blamed the arrests on public pressure.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Bestiality crimes targeted by new state laws, FBI reporting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Salvador Rendon was being arraigned last year on charges he had engaged for years in sexual intercourse with dogs, animal-rights activists descended on Warren, Ohio, to make their case: The state needed an anti-bestiality law.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press