DEFIANCE, Ohio (AP) — The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the death of a worker at a General Motors plant in northwestern Ohio.
The agency said in a statement Wednesday that it is investigating the report of a 50-year-old electrician's death Tuesday at a GM plant in Defiance. OSHA says initial reports indicate the worker died from injuries received when he fell about 25 to 30 feet into a pit while performing maintenance and...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A public memorial service in southwest Ohio is honoring four U.S. Army chaplains who died while helping other soldiers in World War II.
A U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs medical center is hosting the service at noon Wednesday at the Dayton VA Medical Center. The Dayton VA says the service at its Protestant Chapel honors the sacrifice of chaplains George Fox, Alexander Goode, Clark Poling and John Washington.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A federal appeals court has dismissed a wrongful death lawsuit brought by the estate of a man found dead in a dirty Columbus jail cell.
The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/23IdYaF ) the 6th U.S Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati determined there was insufficient evidence to find the Franklin County Sheriff's Office acted maliciously or recklessly in the 2011 death of 48-year-old Edward Peterson. Peterson died from a pre-existing heart...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's forensic scientists have tested more than 9,800 rape kits submitted by law enforcement agencies around Ohio to check for possible DNA matches.
Nearly 12,000 kits had been submitted for testing as of Feb. 1 in an effort that began in 2011 to check previously untested kits for evidence. About 2,600 of those kits were submitted after a new law went into effect last March.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state of Ohio has agreed to pay $337,000 to a man who was wrongfully imprisoned for arson.
The Ohio Court of Claims on Tuesday approved the settlement between the state and Jack Dempsey, a Cleveland man who served more than 6 ½ years after being convicted of aggravated arson and burglary in 1996.
A federal district court ordered a new trial. At a second trial in 2007, Dempsey was found not guilty of all charges....
CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that Tamir Rice's father should be dismissed from a lawsuit filed against the Cleveland police officer who killed the boy.
Twelve-year-old Tamir was fatally shot in November 2014 while playing with a pellet gun outside a city recreation center. A grand jury declined to indict patrolman Timothy Loehmann and his training officer, Frank Garmback, in late December. The officers asked U.S. District Judge Solomon Oliver Jr. to dismiss...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say they chased a fleeing car 55 miles through parts of three states before the occupants surrendered in a Skyline Chili parking lot near Cincinnati.
The Hamilton County Sheriff's Office says it started when a regional narcotics unit car tried to stop the vehicle on Interstate 75 near Cincinnati late Tuesday morning. The pursuit, which also involved an aviation unit, went through parts of northern Kentucky and southeastern Indiana on Interstate...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say two people have been killed after a man drove the wrong way on a Cleveland interstate and struck another vehicle head on.
The accident occurred on Interstate 71 around 2:30 a.m. west of downtown Cleveland. Police say a 22-year-old man identified as Kenneth Urbanek of Lakewood entered the southbound lanes of I-71 and collided with an SUV driven by 33-year-old Lakesha Brown of Cleveland.