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Mother of boy who fatally OD’d on cocaine gets probation.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — The mother of a 9-year-old Ohio boy who fatally overdosed on cocaine has received probation instead of prison. The sentencing Tuesday for 38-year-old Raenell Allen, of Youngstown, on a child endangering charge comes days after her boyfriend, 38-year-old Kevin Gamble, ...

Ex-Obama appointee pledges to run government ‘the Ohio way’

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press GROVE CITY, Ohio (AP) — Former consumer watchdog Richard Cordray said Tuesday that he will focus his campaign for governor on improving the lives of Ohio's families and maintain a tone unlike the one he encountered in Washington. At a hometown diner ...

Man gets 3 years for drunken stabbing in fast-food fight

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio college student convicted in his roommate's fatal stabbing after an alcohol-fueled argument about fast food has been sentenced to three years in prison. Twenty-three-year-old Kendal Scheid, of Norwalk, was sentenced Tuesday in Akron. He could have received up to 11 ...

Man challenges death sentence after actual killer given life

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawyers for a condemned Ohio killer say it's "patently unfair" that he received the death sentence for killing a friend during a burglary when his accomplice, who delivered the fatal knife wounds, received a life sentence. The ...

Cincinnati Zoo to open expanded gorilla habitat

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati zoo's gorillas can be viewed by the public year-round at the facility's new expanded gorilla habitat, which includes an indoor viewing area. The zoo drew global attention in 2016 when a special response team killed a gorilla after a small child fell into his ...

High waves cause temporary shutdown of Michigan oil pipeline

ST. IGNACE, Mich. (AP) — State officials say the flow of crude oil through twin underwater pipelines has been halted temporarily because of high winds and waves in the channel where Lakes Huron and Michigan meet. The Michigan Agency for Energy says the temporary shutdown of Enbridge Inc.'s ...

Famed Navy Blue Angels to fly at Dayton Air Show next year

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Navy's famed Blue Angels are set to soar over Dayton for the first time in four years. The Dayton Air Show, scheduled for June, was without a headline military jet team the past two years after crashes grounded both the Blue Angels and the U.S. Air Force ...

Pilot killed after single-engine plane crashes into home

CLEVELAND (AP) — One man has been killed after a single-engine airplane crashed into a home outside of Cleveland. It's unclear when the crash happened, but the family living at the Shalersville Township home discovered the wreckage around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Authorities say the pilot was ...

Man critically injured in Cleveland home explosion

CLEVELAND (AP) — One man has been hospitalized with severe burns after a home explosion in Cleveland. Fire officials say the explosion happened around 7:30 p.m. Sunday in the east side of the city. The force of the explosion blasted out windows on the first and second floors of the home, and ...

Ohio city councilman arrested for disorderly conduct

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio city councilman has been arrested after an altercation with police following a birthday celebration. Police say they were called to a Lorain home early Saturday morning after receiving reports of an intoxicated man who refused to leave. Arriving officers found ...