Ohio suspect in women's slayings found competent for trial

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — A man suspected of killing several women in Ohio was found competent Friday to stand trial in connection with two of the deaths but is expected to undergo further evaluations as his attorneys pursue an insanity defense.

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Trump pick becomes chairwoman of Ohio GOP, ousts incumbent

LEWIS CENTER, Ohio (AP) — Republicans chose President-elect Donald Trump's pick for the next leader of their state party on Friday after the sitting chairman withdrew his name from consideration.

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Search narrows for missing plane in Lake Erie; memorials set

CLEVELAND (AP) — Officials say the search for a plane that disappeared over Lake Erie a week ago with six Ohioans aboard has been narrowed because of transmissions received by an underwater locator beacon being used.

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Cleveland boy dies of carbon monoxide poisoning from van

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say a 3-year-old boy died from accidental carbon monoxide poisoning after riding for hours in a van that had no catalytic converter to properly remove the odorless gas.

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