Ohioan who beat wife's drug supplier with bat gets probation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of beating his wife's heroin supplier with a baseball bat has been sentenced to probation by an Ohio judge who noted extensive support for the defendant from a community fed up with drug problems.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Students, safety experts joining in sexual violence summit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Higher education officials, national activists and safety experts are joining more than 300 student leaders from college campuses across Ohio at an event addressing sexual violence.

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Court rejects 3 inmates' 1st Amendment lethal injection case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court on Wednesday rejected a challenge by three death row inmates who sued over an Ohio law that shields the names of companies providing lethal injection drugs.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press