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Police say driver jailed after Ohio officer hit by truck

by Associated Press on April 22, 2018 at 3:21 pm

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio police officer is sore but not seriously injured after he was hit by a pickup truck while investigating highway crashes. The accident involving a Miami Township police officer happened on Interstate 75 Saturday night near Dayton. The state highway patrol says the driver alleged to have struck… Continue Reading

Police say 3 killed in separate shootings in Ohio capital

by Associated Press on April 22, 2018 at 2:09 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say separate shootings killed three men in Ohio’s capital city, including a double homicide. Columbus police say two men were found shot to death in a car in an alley on the city’s north side about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The victims haven’t been identified yet. About an hour later police… Continue Reading

Toledo Marathon winners break women’s, men’s course records

by Associated Press on April 22, 2018 at 2:06 pm

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The Toledo Marathon says this year’s winners have broken both the women’s and men’s course records for the 26.2-mile distance. Organizers of Sunday’s Glass City Marathon say 28-year-old Maura Lemon from Dayton ran a new course record of 2:45:37 in the women’s division. Lemon’s husband, Matt Lemon, finished third in the… Continue Reading

Study shows no drop in pollutants feeding Lake Erie algae

by Associated Press on April 22, 2018 at 10:54 am

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A new report finds that the pollutants feeding Lake Erie’s toxic algae haven’t shown a clear decrease over the past five years. This comes despite recent efforts in Ohio to reduce agriculture runoff and other sources contributing to the algae blooms. The findings from a study by the Ohio Environmental Protection… Continue Reading

Police say 3 killed in separate shootings in Ohio capital

by Associated Press on April 22, 2018 at 9:27 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say separate shootings killed three men in Ohio’s capital city, including a double homicide. Columbus police say two men were found shot to death in a car in an alley on the city’s north side about 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The victims haven’t been identified yet. About an hour later police… Continue Reading

Sheriff’s Office says robbery suspect hangs himself at jail

by Associated Press on April 22, 2018 at 9:08 am

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says a man booked and charged in gas station robberies has hanged himself in a cell at a central Ohio county jail. The Springfield News-Sun reports that Clark County Sheriff Deb Burchett has identified the man as 41-year-old Brian Trainer, of Urbana Township. Trainer was found dead in his… Continue Reading

Prosecutor: Woman who gave teen vodka charged in his death

by Associated Press on April 22, 2018 at 9:00 am

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 33-year-old woman in southern Ohio has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for providing alcohol to a 17-year-old boy whose body was found last year near her home. The Chillicothe Gazette reports that Sandy France, of Chillicothe, was arrested Friday after being indicted by a Ross County grand jury…. Continue Reading

Ohio State University launches database for salary data

by Associated Press on April 22, 2018 at 8:55 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says all nonstudent employee salary information is now searchable through an online database. The school announced Thursday that the database will promote transparency among public universities in Ohio. The Columbus Dispatch reports users can search salary data by name, departments, title and by salary range. Users are also… Continue Reading

Police: 2 killed in shooting outside Ohio nightclub

by Associated Press on April 21, 2018 at 3:23 pm

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in the southwest Ohio city of Dayton say two people have been fatally shot outside of a nightclub. The victims have been identified as 29-year-old Darion Harris and 28-year-old Ashley James, both of Dayton. Harris was pronounced dead at the scene. James died at a hospital. Dayton police say they… Continue Reading

Police: Woman accidentally shoots and kills young daughter

by Associated Press on April 21, 2018 at 3:12 pm

WICKLIFFE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old girl has been accidentally shot and killed by her mother at a hotel outside of Cleveland. Wickliffe police in a statement says emergency crews were called to an Econo Lodge around 11 p.m. Friday. A police officer and paramedics tried to resuscitate the girl who was pronounced… Continue Reading