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Urban Meyer is back with Buckeyes, but not all the way

By MITCH STACY, AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State coach Urban Meyer returned to the Woody Hayes Athletic Center on Monday for the first time in a month, arriving before dawn for a staff meeting. Under the terms of his suspension by Ohio State , Meyer can be on campus, talk ...

Dog paired with inmate in prison program found dead in cell

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A foster dog placed in a program that pairs Ohio inmates with dogs was found dead in a cell in a violent death, an animal rescue group said. The State Highway Patrol is investigating the death last month of the dog at Warren ...

Toledo police select new company to provide body cameras

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo police have selected a new company to provide body cameras after technical problems with previous cameras led to their return. Lt. Keven Toney is a spokesman for the Toledo Police Department. He says Irvine, California-based Getac will provide 305 body cameras for ...

Report: Cleveland housing market tells tale of 2 cities

CLEVELAND (AP) — A report says that ten years after the financial crisis a two-tiered housing market still exists in Cleveland, one of the hardest hit cities. The report from the Western Reserve Land Conservancy says even as regional house prices return to their pre-collapse highs before ...

Heat forces school closures, early dismissals across Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The late summer heat wave has forced several schools in Ohio to close or schedule early dismissals. Columbus city schools announced schools would close about two hours early Tuesday because of "persistent high temperatures and humidity." The forecast called for ...

Heat forces school closures, early dismissals across Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The late summer heat wave has forced several schools in Ohio to close or schedule early dismissals. Columbus city schools announced schools would close about two hours early Tuesday because of "persistent high temperatures and humidity." The forecast called for ...

Hinting marriage, undercover cop elicits slaying confession

By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — There wasn't much doubt in the minds of police in the Ohio village of Hartville, best known for its fertile muck farms, that Phil Snider killed his wife of 53 years. But it took an undercover female officer who played her role so ...

Police: 1 dead, 7 wounded in Cleveland nightclub shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a 28-year-old woman has been fatally shot and seven men wounded during an event featuring local rap artists at a Cleveland nightclub. A Cleveland police spokeswoman says officers were called to Club X-Rated, near downtown, around 1 a.m. Saturday and found the ...

Ex-Youngstown mayor, finance director indicted for bribery

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A former mayor and a former finance director in the northeast Ohio city of Youngstown have been indicted on public corruption charges. Authorities say the racketeering and bribery charges filed Thursday in Mahoning County against 75-year-old Charles Sammarone and ...

Ohio police officer attacked by K9 partner, shoots dog

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio's capital city of Columbus say a K9 officer verbally correcting his dog's behaviors was attacked by the animal and had to shoot it. The Columbus Division of Police says Officer Brian Carter suffered "serious" bites to his arms during a training session ...