Ohioan who fled US gets 20 years in prison for Ponzi scheme

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man who spent more than a decade as a fugitive has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison for charges related to a Ponzi scheme that victimized hundreds of investors.

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Man gets 23 years to life in slaying outside gas station

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man has been sentenced to life in prison with the parole possibly after 23 years stemming from a deadly 2015 shooting outside a central Ohio gas station that was recorded on surveillance video.

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Ohio voters pick Donald Trump, Rob Portman in top races

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio voters delivered victories Tuesday to Donald Trump for president and Rob Portman for U.S. Senate, two Republicans who ran very different campaigns.

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Ex-cop who misused database, stalked women has early release

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A former Akron policeman who assaulted his ex-girlfriend, misused a law enforcement database and stalked her and other women has been granted early release just over a year after being sentenced to four years in prison.

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2 convicted of murder in bystander's slaying over $80

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two people face sentences of 18 years to life in prison after they were each convicted of murder in the central Ohio slaying of a bystander in a dispute over $80.

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