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.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

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.

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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