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University of Toledo president gets raise, longer contract

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The University of Toledo is extending the contract for its president through at least 2023 and raising her pay. The amended contract for school President Sharon Gaber was approved Monday by the school's board of trustees. It raises her salary by $51,000, to $510,000 and ...

Motorcyclist throws concrete into car, breaking woman’s jaw

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist involved in a road rage confrontation in Ohio threw a piece of concrete into a car and broke a woman's jaw. The 29-year-old woman and her 25-year-old boyfriend told police they were driving in Akron around 7 p.m. Monday when they honked their horn ...

$9 million spent in Ohio’s GOP governor primary’s last weeks

By JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It turns out Ohio's roller coaster primary season was just as tumultuous under the hood as it was on the surface, as personal loans drove one Republican campaign's spending above $14 million and an eager Democrat spent himself into ...

Sex misconduct claims include Ohio State doc’s other office

By KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Claims about a former Ohio State University doctor allege sexual misconduct not only in his interactions with students and student-athletes but also at the private, off-campus medical office he had later, according to a law firm ...

Overdose death toll declines in county hit hard by opioids

CINCINNATI (AP) — A hard-hit Ohio county that expanded availability of naloxone during the opioid epidemic has been seeing a decline in its overdose death toll. Hamilton County's program of increasing overdose antidote availability and quick response to requests for addiction treatment ...

Police responding to fight shoot man; 2 officers injured

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say police responded to a report of man and woman fighting in the street in a Cleveland suburb and one man was shot and two officers were injured. A spokeswoman for the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation said police did find two people engaged in ...

Police: Woman hid boyfriend’s body in motel for 4 days

SHARONVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police have arrested an Ohio woman who kept the body of her boyfriend inside their shared motel room for four days after he died of a suspected drug overdose. Authorities say a worker discovered the body at the Crosslands Motel in Sharonville June 14. Court ...

3 from Ohio dead in Indiana crash blamed on wrong-way driver

MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — Authorities say three people from Ohio have died following a four-vehicle crash in northern Indiana caused by a wrong-way driver. The crash happened Sunday evening along the Indiana Toll Road near Mishawaka. State police were responding to a call about a vehicle being ...

Appeals court considers woman’s challenge to life sentence

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys are debating whether a Tennessee woman serving a life sentence for killing a man when she was 16 can gain parole. They're arguing before federal appellate judges in Cincinnati who are considering sending the case back to ...

Proposal would pay homeless people to pick up trash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A program to pay homeless people to pick up trash in an Ohio neighborhood could begin soon. The Columbus Dispatch reports that organizers are seeking $40,000 from the city of Columbus to launch a yearlong pilot program in the city's Franklinton neighborhood. The goal ...