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Man killed during home invasion just released from prison

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio man who authorities say was fatally shot while trying to commit a home invasion robbery had just gotten out of state prison. Cleveland.com reports 20-year-old Cornelius Love was released three days before being fatally shot early Wednesday at a home on Cleveland's ...

Pair charged with transporting kids in hot U-Haul truck

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man and woman have been charged after authorities say they transported five children in the back of a U-Haul truck on a sweltering summer day. Fifty-five-year-old Brian Dekam and 26-year-old Jamie Adkins, both of Cleveland, are free on bonds after being indicted ...

$1M bond set for mother charged with murder in son’s death

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has set a $1 million bond for a Cleveland woman charged with murder after telling authorities where her 5-year-old son's body was buried. Thirty-four-year-old Larissa Rodriguez appeared Friday in Cleveland Municipal Court. Police say Rodriguez, the mother of nine ...

Ohio judge ruled hospital gunman incompetent in 2016

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio judge last year ordered treatment in a state mental hospital for the gunman who this week wounded a security officer at a psychiatric emergency room before killing himself. Isaiah Currie was confined temporarily in a hospital in 2016 ...

Suspect in Virginia car attack indicted

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville has been indicted on 10 felony counts, including first-degree murder. Court records show a grand jury returned an indictment Monday against 20-year-old James Alex ...

Kasich wants final State of State speech in Columbus suburb

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) wants to deliver the last of his annual State of the State speeches in a Columbus suburb near where he lives. The Columbus Dispatch reports the term-limited Republican has requested approval from lawmakers to give the speech March 6 at ...

Teen is 5th suspect in Ohio shooting that killed boy, hurt 5

CLEVELAND (AP) — A third 15-year-old boy has been charged in a Cleveland shooting that killed a preteen boy and left five teenagers wounded, bringing the number of people charged to five. Two 15-year-old boys and two young adults previously were arrested in connection with the Nov. 25 ...

Relative moving vehicle strikes, kills toddler in driveway

WELLINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a relative moving a vehicle at an Ohio home accidentally struck and killed a toddler who had wandered into the driveway. The Lorain County Sheriff's Office says the distraught relative called 911 after hitting the 22-month-old girl late Monday morning ...

City to hire firm to address police complaints backlog

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland plans to hire a private firm to complete a backlog of unfinished investigations into citizen complaints against police, according to a court filing. The city outlined its plan to hire the company Friday, Cleveland.com reported. At issue is the city's Office of ...

Ohio official not joining legal fight over net neutrality

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The office of Ohio's attorney general says the Republican has no plans to join any lawsuits challenging the rollback of "net neutrality" internet protections. His counterparts in a dozen states have indicated they'll join litigation against the Federal Communications ...