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Ohio prosecutors charge gang with racketeering

CLEVELAND (AP) — Prosecutors have charged 43 teenage members of a notorious street and prison gang with racketeering for a series of crimes allegedly committed inside a Cleveland juvenile detention center.

Last Updated on Thursday, 12 June 2014

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Ohio shields interviews with execution workers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state is shielding interviews its attorneys conducted with about 20 prison employees involved in the January execution of an inmate who repeatedly gasped and snorted as he was put to death.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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Drilling states explore human-made earthquakes

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is leading a group of drilling states working with seismology experts at energy companies, government agencies and universities across the U.S. on how best to detect and regulate human-induced earthquakes.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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Ohio, Illinois soldiers killed in airstrike

MOKENA, Ill. (AP) — A soldier from Illinois who deployed to Afghanistan a month after his father died and a soldier from Ohio who was engaged to be married were among the five Americans killed in a recent friendly fire airstrike.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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Ex-official testifies at Ohio businessman's trial

CLEVELAND (AP) — The former chief financial officer for a northeast Ohio telemarketing company says he knew it was illegal when the company reimbursed employees and others who had been asked to make campaign contributions to two prominent Republican politicians.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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Plane makes emergency landing at Cedar Point beach

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a pilot made an emergency landing on a beach that runs alongside Cedar Point amusement park in northern Ohio.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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Central Ohio man gets 22 years for child porn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man has been sentenced to 22 years in federal prison after admitting that he gave alcohol to a 16-year-old girl and photographed her partially clothed.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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Body found in tree outside Ohio elementary school

BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities near Cleveland say a body has been found hanging in a tree outside an elementary school.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 11 June 2014

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