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Ohio teen in shooting was in trouble before

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 06:08 AM

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 16-year-old central Ohio boy arrested in the fatal shooting this week of a 14-year-old girl has been in trouble before.

Court records show the boy was accused three months ago of threatening another family in Columbus.

The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1BgazBL ) reports that the boy had two criminal cases pending against him in Franklin County Juvenile Court when he was accused of fatally shooting 14-year-old Amanda Kirwin as she stood with friends outside her home Monday night.


Couple sentenced for stealing from disabled man

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 05:46 AM

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman pleaded guilty to pretending to be disabled in order to befriend a developmentally disabled man and steal from him.

Thirty-six-year-old Carol Hulett of Akron was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to burglary, forgery and theft from the disabled. She was sentenced to an additional nine months for violating probation.

Hulett's husband, Shaun Hulett, pleaded guilty to burglary in the same case and was sentenced to two years in prison.


Ohioan's death unsolved 3 years after she vanished

POSTED BY: Associated Press
Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 03:03 AM

FAIRFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio woman's family has retained a retired detective to look for answers about her death eluding them three years after her disappearance and more than a year after her skeletal remains were found in Indiana.

Twenty-one-year-old art student Katelyn (KAYT'-lin) Markham disappeared from her Fairfield home Aug. 14, 2011, days before her 22nd birthday. Her skeletal remains were found in April 2013 in a wooded area near Cedar Grove.


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