Cause-of-death cancer ruling aids Ohio drunken driver's case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A drunken driver has been sentenced to six months in jail after an Ohio coroner's office changed its ruling on what killed another driver he hit, attributing her death to her advanced cancer rather than the collision.

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Man accused of having gun at Ohio college indicted

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An 18-year-old man accused of displaying a gun in a community college building in Ohio's capital city and causing a lockdown at the college has been indicted on charges including inducing panic and aggravated menacing.

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Ohio bill removing spousal rape protection gets 1st hearing

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A proposal to eliminate legal protections for Ohioans who commit sex offenses, including rape and sexual battery, against their spouse is getting its first hearing in the state Legislature.

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Prosecutor in boy's murder case: Grandpa's head hit wall

CINCINNATI (AP) — A Cincinnati-area prosecutor says a 13-year-old boy accused of killing his grandfather somehow caused the man's head to plow straight into a wall like a battering ram, fracturing his neck and leaving behind a hole in the drywall.

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