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Air Force: Injured jogger led to ‘active shooter’ reaction

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A jogger who called a hospital employee screaming and crying in pain from a twisted ankle led to a series of miscommunications in a chaotic "active shooter" response that sent security forces scrambling across an Ohio air base, Air Force ...

Ex-cop accused of kicking handcuffed suspect pleads guilty

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A former Ohio policeman accused of kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head has pleaded guilty to a federal charge related to using excessive force. The federal prosecutor in Columbus says former Franklin Township officer Robert Wells pleaded guilty Wednesday to ...

Teen avoids juvenile detention after fatal prom night crash

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A teen driver in a prom night crash in Ohio that killed another teen will avoid juvenile detention. Judge Thomas Lipps sentenced 17-year-old Chynna Brandon Wednesday to six months in a rehabilitation center where she will receive mental health treatments. The judge ...

New Michigan panel to consider Great Lakes pipeline tunnel

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — A recently established state panel could give final approval to a proposed oil pipeline tunnel beneath a crucial section of the Great Lakes. The Mackinac Straits Corridor Authority is scheduled to meet for the first time Wednesday in St. Ignace, Michigan. The ...

State Medical Board confirms complaint records on OSU doctor

By KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board has acknowledged for the first time that it has confidential records about the investigation of a complaint involving former Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss who is accused of widespread sexual ...

Police: 3 found dead in home may be double homicide, suicide

DOYLESTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police say they have found a man and his parents dead at their home in northeastern Ohio in what investigators believe may be a double homicide and suicide. Doylestown police said at a news conference Tuesday that an officer making a requested check on the family's ...

Skeletal remains ID’s as those of woman missing since 2017

MORAINE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say skeletal remains found in southwestern Ohio in September have been identified as those of a woman missing since 2017. The Ohio Attorney General's Office says in a statement released Tuesday that DNA analysis has matched the remains found in Moraine to ...

Air Force to release report into ‘active shooter’ reaction

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Air Force base in Ohio plans to release its findings into a chaotic "active shooter" false alarm after a 911 call to base security. The base command at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton had a review board study the Aug. 2 scare, the response to it, and any ...

Lawyer of massacre suspect wants case moved elsewhere

WAVERLY, Ohio (AP) — Attorneys for a woman charged in the slayings of eight Ohio family members have asked a judge to move the case to a different court because of extensive publicity. The lawyers for defendant Angela Wagner also want the possibility of a death sentence dropped from the ...

Authorities: Armed man shot and killed by sheriff’s deputy

APPLE CREEK, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man threatening to shoot himself refused to drop his handgun while approaching a sheriff's deputy in Ohio and was fatally shot by the deputy. The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says deputies were called around 11 a.m. Sunday to downtown Apple Creek ...