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Judge suspends prosecutor after state asked for his removal

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A county prosecutor who faced allegations of sexual harassment of female employees before pleading guilty to negligent assault was suspended Tuesday, a day after the state filed a complaint to remove him. Sandusky County Judge Jeremiah Ray ordered that county Prosecutor ...

Trooper reunites boy with favorite stuffed toy, ‘booboo’

An Ohio state trooper reunited a young boy with his favorite stuffed toy, 'booboo', that was dropped out of a car window on a highway. Leah Sharkey shared on Facebook that she was driving on the Ohio Turnpike on Sunday when she heard her 3-year-old son screaming from the backseat about his ...

Dalton leads Bengals over Browns 33-23, Kitchens later fired

By JOE KAY AP Sports Writer CINCINNATI (AP) — Andy Dalton took the snap and went to his knee, finishing a double-digit victory that might suffice as his farewell to Cincinnati. On the Browns sideline, Freddie Kitchens hugged Baker Mayfield at the end of a disappointing season that would ...

Document review slows state lawsuit against e-school founder

CLEVELAND (AP) — A review of thousands of documents is delaying a state lawsuit aimed at recouping millions of dollars from the founder and leaders of what was once Ohio's largest online charter school. Lawyers for the defendants tied to the defunct Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow said in ...

Over 100,000 in Ohio lose power as high winds roll through

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 100,000 customers around Ohio were left without electricity as high winds blew through the state, utilities said. It brought gusts of up to 60 mph overnight, taking out trees and power lines. Nearly 50,000 customers of AEP and South Central Power had no ...

Doctor charged in 25 deaths sues hospital for defamation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio doctor accused of ordering drug overdoses in the deaths of 25 hospital patients has sued his former employer for defamation, arguing that he did nothing wrong and did not deviate from hospital policy on end-of-life care. Dr. William Husel, who is accused of ...

Ex-deputy ensures road projects leave room for responders

By MARC KOVAC The Columbus Dispatch COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — On Tuesday mornings, Franklin County Engineer Cornell Robertson and members of his staff typically can be found presenting the county commissioners with plans and funding requests for road and bridge projects. It takes a lot of work ...

Football-making town sets record for most thrown at once

ADA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio town long associated with the manufacturing of footballs has set a Guinness World Record for the most thrown at the same time. The organization certified the record after the attempt was made Oct. 25 by 950 people simultaneously throwing a football on the Ada War ...

Prosecutor: 2 women indicted after death of beaten boy, 10

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A woman and her sister were indicted Friday on child endangerment charges following the death of her boyfriend's 10-year-old son, who showed signs of having been severely beaten, an Ohio prosecutor said. Amanda Hinze, 28, and her sister, Jennifer Ebert, 25, each were ...

Speaker: Taking sides in contested GOP primaries possible

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House Republican caucus could take sides in some contested GOP primaries next year, House Speaker Larry Householder said. Householder, a Republican from Perry County, holds the purse strings to the House Republican Campaign Committee. Although it currently ...