Judge: Men exonerated in '75 Ohio case wrongfully imprisoned

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three exonerated men once convicted and sentenced to death in a 1975 slaying were wrongfully imprisoned, an Ohio judge declared, opening the door for them to receive millions of dollars in compensation.


Ohio investigates internal matters involving township police

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General's Office is investigating internal matters at a small police department where a popular police chief resigned while facing accusations of gender discrimination and bullying.


4 workers disciplined after school shooter's prison escape

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Four prison workers have been disciplined over the escape last year of a convicted school shooter and two other inmates, the state announced Wednesday, citing the failure to fix a broken security camera and the wrong kind of lock put on a maintenance area door, among other lapses.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Columbus loses bid to host 2016 Democratic convention

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus lost its bid to host the Democratic Party's presidential nominating convention in 2016, but Ohio will still play a key political role that summer as Republicans make their selection in Cleveland.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press