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Police: 5 accused of theft, fraud in 2 states

GREENHILLS, Ohio (AP) — Police say five people accused of stealing more than $100,000 worth of merchandise from vendors in southwestern Ohio and northern Kentucky with an invalid credit card have been charged with theft and fraud. Police in the Cincinnati suburb of Greenhills this month ...

Man accused of threatening President Trump set for hearing

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A Pennsylvania man accused of making threats against President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been scheduled for a detention hearing in Ohio, where he was arrested recently. Shawn Christy, of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, had an initial hearing Monday in federal ...

Body of missing swimmer from Ohio found off Duck

DUCK, N.C. (AP) — Authorities say the body of an Ohio man who disappeared last weekend while swimming in the Atlantic Ocean has been found. The town of Duck said the body of 35-year-old Kyler Miles of Miamisburg, Ohio, was found around 4:12 a.m. Monday. Last Saturday, Duck Surf Rescue, Duck ...

Authorities investigating after firefighters find body

BARBERTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are investigating what caused the death of a woman whose body was found when firefighters were called to extinguish a blaze along a northeastern Ohio road. The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office said Monday that the body found by Barberton firefighters ...

Historic WWII raid lives on with Doolittle survivor, now 103

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — The last surviving Doolittle Tokyo Raider is still telling his World War II stories, and he enjoys hearing new ones that have been passed down to younger generations. Retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole recently celebrated his 103rd birthday. And ...

Fugitive accused of threatening Trump arrested in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The U.S. Marshals Service says a Pennsylvania man accused of threatening President Donald Trump and law enforcement officials has been arrested in Ohio. They say Shawn Richard Christy was arrested at 4:45 p.m. Friday in Mifflin Township, near Columbus, by marshals and ...

Craigslist killer seeks to appeal case to US Supreme Court

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio man convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by fake Craigslist job offers has appealed his death penalty conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. Richard Beasley's latest appeal argues Ohio Supreme Court Justice Patrick DeWine should have recused himself ...

Bald eagle released at Ohio’s Hocking College

By LARRY DI GIOVANNI, The Athens Messenger NELSONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A young bald eagle took flight toward a tree line at noon on Thursday at Hocking College, just a stone's throw from the college bookstore and near the Hocking River. A gathering of about 50 students and faculty watched, ...

Ohio University to honor former White House photographer

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ohio University is honoring a former faculty member who served as chief official White House photographer for both President Barack Obama and President Ronald Reagan. The university says Pete Souza will receive the Outstanding Federal Government Alumnus Award on Thursday at ...

Top political donor to GOP says he’s no longer a Republican

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The billionaire CEO of the Ohio-based company behind Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works is no longer a Republican. L Brands founder Leslie Wexner said at a Sept. 13 gathering on civility that he's become an independent. The Columbus Dispatch reports Wexner said ...