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Man pleads guilty in 1991 fatal shooting in central Ohio

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in central Ohio say a man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for a fatal shooting 24 years ago and has been sentenced to 10 to 25 years in prison. more »»

 
 
 
Editorials from around Ohio

March 30, 2015

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:

The (Youngstown) Vindicator, March 28

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been around... more »»

Family wants more information after Ohio man dies in custody

March 30, 2015

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Relatives of an Ohio man who died last week while in police custody at a hospital are asking for more answer. more »»

Suspect in Ohio fireworks store blaze that killed 9 dies

March 30, 2015

IRONTON, Ohio (AP) — A brain-damaged man accused of starting a 1996 fire at an Ohio fireworks store that killed nine people has died in a mental health facility. more »»

Prosecutor: Rape victim, 10, among 3 dead in Ohio house fire

March 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio prosecutor says a 10-year-old girl died in a house fire early Monday morning, hours before a man suspected of raping her was scheduled to go on trial. more »»

Ohio Gov. Kasich to return to New Hampshire, South Carolina

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) plans to return to the first-in-the-nation presidential primary state of New Hampshire next month. more »»

List of people being honored as Carnegie Heroes

March 30, 2015

Winners of Carnegie Hero medals to be formally announced Tuesday:

— Kyle Christensen, 30, of Perry, Utah, who helped rescued a 50-year-old man from a burning home in Roy, Utah, in January... more »»

Ohio report shows death sentence decline, only 3 last year

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three people were sentenced to death in Ohio last year, far below years previous when as many as 17 were sentenced to death in a single year — in both 1995 and 1996, an... more »»

Tennessee pastor, son who saved 3 boys among Carnegie Heroes

March 30, 2015

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Tennessee pastor and his son are among 20 people being honored with medals and cash from the Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Heroes Fund Commission.

The Re. more »»

Panel studying Ohio public assistance gets more time

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state panel studying Ohioans' reliance on public assistance programs is getting extra time to come up with its recommendations for tackling the issu. more »»

Report: 3 get death penalty in Ohio in 2014; 323 since 1981

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three people were sentenced to death in Ohio last year, far below years previous when as many as 17 were sentenced to death in a single year — in both 1995 and 1996, an... more »»

Ohio governor's police panel calls for more oversight

March 30, 2015

A task force commissioned by Gov. more »»

Man charged in death of toddler found in backpack in creek

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man suspected in the death of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found inside a backpack in a central Ohio creek has been indicted on murder and other charges after the toddler's... more »»

Ohio teacher pleads not guilty to sexual assault charges

March 30, 2015

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — A former central Ohio elementary school teacher has pleaded not guilty to 32 charges involving the sexual assaults of five students. more »»

Ohio governor's panel weighs more state oversight of police

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The panel commissioned by Gov. more »»

Report: 3 sentenced to death in Ohio in 2014

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An annual report on capital punishment in Ohio says three people were condemned to die last year, bringing the total number under Ohio's 1981 law to 323 death sentences. more »»

Ohio's top utility regulator says he's resigning as chairman

March 30, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's top utility regulator says he is resigning as chairman of the Public Utilities Commission but will continue to serve as a commissioner. more »»

Police: Ohio man threatened, dumped gas on wife, young girl

March 30, 2015

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — Police in northern Ohio say a man dumped gasoline on his wife and her 8-year-old granddaughter and threatened to set them on fire before fleeing their apartment. more »»

Ohio officer dies after funeral procession crash

March 30, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 63-year-old veteran police officer has died from injuries suffered when his motorcycle was hit by a car while he was escorting a funeral procession. more »»

Fire officials say 3 dead in northeast Ohio house fire

March 30, 2015

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials say three people have died in an early morning house fire in northeast Ohio.

The Youngstown Fire Department says the fire broke out around 3:45 a.m. more »»

Poet Sjohnna McCray receives Walt Whitman Award

March 30, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — Sjohnna McCray, a prize-winning poet whose work has appeared in numerous journals, has won the Walt Whitman Award for best first book. more »»

 
 

Belmont County Commissioners Meeting April 1, 2015

Meetings held every Wednesday in the court house at 10 a.m. more »

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