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Funeral services held for Ohio victim of Facebook killer

CLEVELAND (AP) — Funeral services have been held for a Cleveland retiree whose shooting death was posted on Facebook. Family members on Saturday recalled Robert Godwin Sr. as a loving, gentle person who taught the importance of forgiveness. The 74-year-old Godwin was shot Easter Sunday ...

Ohio rules for medical pot growers bring access questions

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has built it, but will they come? Prospective medical marijuana cultivators now know what Ohio rules for getting growers' licenses looks like. They were finalized last Monday and application forms were released ...

Police: slain dog may hold clues to killing of Ohio couple

CLEVELAND (AP) — Investigators say a slain dog could hold clues to the shooting deaths at a Cleveland car dealership of the couple who owned the business. Investigators haven't made any arrests in the deaths of Michael Kuznik and Trina Tomola, who were found April 14 by their 19-year-old ...

Thousands gather in Ohio cities to defend science research

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Thousands of people were expected at rallies around Ohio as part of global demonstrations on Earth Day to defend science research. Organizers planned events in several Ohio cities including Cincinnati, Cleveland, Toledo and Youngstown. Hundreds of people gathered at ...

1 dead after police shooting at Ohio city apartment complex

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an officer shot and killed a man who confronted him with a butcher knife at an apartment complex in an Ohio city. The shooting in Hamilton in southwestern Ohio was reported around 3 p.m. Saturday. Police Chief Craig Bucheit says the officer responded to ...

Coal-state lawmakers push to extend retired miners’ benefits

By MATTHEW DALY, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Lawmakers from coal-mining states are pushing to extend health benefits for more than 22,000 retired miners and widows whose medical coverage is set to expire at the end of April. West Virginia Sen. Joe Manchin and other coal-state ...

Ohio family members plead for tips to solve massacre of 8

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Tearful family members are pleading for information that could help solve the massacre of eight people in Ohio a year ago, in a video released Friday. Geneva Rhoden, who lost two sons, three grandchildren and a nephew, said she ...

Ohio Democrats to remember John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democrats are preparing a tribute to John Glenn that they hope will help claim the late space hero's legacy of patriotism and public service as part of the party's political brand. The Ohio native died Dec. 8 at 95. He was the first American to orbit Earth and ...

Sentencing set in Ohio military base security breach

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A sentencing date has been set for a man who admitted to causing the evacuation of two buildings at Ohio's largest military base. Edward Novak pleaded guilty in federal court in Dayton in February to charges of trespass, driving under the influence and disorderly ...

Ohio pastor convicted of murder in young foster son’s death

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio pastor has been convicted of murder and other charges in the death of his 2-year-old foster son. An attorney for Torace Weaver argued it was accidental. He says the boy hit his head on a wall while Weaver was spinning him around, playing what they called ...