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Man pleads not guilty in shooting that killed 2, injured 3

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 8:04 pm

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting two people and shooting and injuring three others in what authorities say was an ongoing dispute has pleaded not guilty in northeast Ohio. The (Youngstown) Vindicator (http://bit.ly/2lskJw5 ) reports 47-year-old Nasser Hamad pleaded not guilty Monday in Warren to two counts of aggravated murder and… Continue Reading

Man pleads not guilty in shooting that killed 2, injured 3

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 8:00 pm

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A man charged with fatally shooting two people and shooting and injuring three others in what authorities say was an ongoing dispute has pleaded not guilty in northeast Ohio. The (Youngstown) Vindicator (http://bit.ly/2lskJw5 ) reports 47-year-old Nassar Hamad pleaded not guilty Monday in Warren to two counts of aggravated murder and… Continue Reading

Man sentenced for slaying of 81-year-old woman found in well

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 5:04 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of killing an 81-year-old woman who was strangled and whose body was found in a wishing well has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2mwMp3x ) reports Charles Greene proclaimed his innocence at his sentencing Monday in the 2008 slaying of Alyce… Continue Reading

Man sentenced for murder of 81-year-old woman found in well

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 4:23 pm

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man convicted of murder in the slaying of an 81-year-old woman who was strangled and whose body was found in a wishing well behind a home she owned has been sentenced to 15 years to life in prison. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2mwMp3x ) reports Charles Greene proclaimed his innocence at… Continue Reading

Man charged with kidnapping parents and an aunt in Ohio

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 4:09 pm

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — A man has been charged with kidnapping his parents and an aunt in Ohio. A judge in Willoughby on Monday set a $1 million bond for 34-year-old Michael Ribaudo. Willoughby police say Ribaudo on Friday assaulted his father with chloroform and bound and gagged him inside the father’s home. Police say… Continue Reading

Man charged with kidnapping in abduction of family members

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 3:50 pm

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — A man has been charged with kidnapping for what police say were the abductions of his parents and an aunt outside Cleveland. A judge in Willoughby on Monday set a $1 million bond for 34-year-old Michael Ribaudo. Court records don’t indicate whether the Cleveland man has an attorney Willoughby police say… Continue Reading

Trial over Ohio firefighter’s arson death set for November

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 12:17 pm

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A November trial has been scheduled for two men charged with murder and arson in a house fire that resulted in an Ohio firefighter’s death. Prosecutors allege homeowner Lester Parker solicited his nephew, William “Billy” Tucker, to set the fire that killed a Hamilton firefighter in 2015. Patrick Wolterman died after… Continue Reading

Ohio reviews since 2011 find 126 non-citizens have voted

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 10:17 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s elections chief has identified an additional 385 non-citizens who are registered to vote in the presidential battleground state, including 82 who cast ballots in at least one election. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted (HYOO’-sted) said Monday that those who cast ballots are being referred to law enforcement for further… Continue Reading

More Columbus police will carry drug overdose antidote

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 8:37 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio’s capital say more officers will carry a drug overdose antidote after dozens of heroin users were revived with it during a pilot program. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2mCsUpF ) says a Columbus police commander’s report on the program indicated that officers administered naloxone 58 times during the six-month program,… Continue Reading

More Columbus police will carry drug overdose antidote

by Associated Press on February 27, 2017 at 8:22 am

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio’s capital say more officers will carry a drug overdose antidote after dozens of heroin users were revived with it during a pilot program. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2mCsUpF ) says a Columbus police commander’s report on the program indicated that officers administered naloxone 58 times during the six-month program,… Continue Reading