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Judge will hear from attorneys on police murder retrial

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — The judge who will preside over the murder retrial of a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a black motorist during a traffic stop plans to get an update from attorneys on pretrial progress in the ...

Apartment fire displaces dozens of families

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Fire officials in southeast Ohio are investigating a fire that damaged an apartment complex. Authorities say the blaze at the 30-unit complex in Athens started around 4:15 p.m. on Sunday. Officials say all buildings were evacuated. Fire crews from Waterloo, Richland, and ...

‘Hero’ coach: Don’t forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — The football coach who chased a shooter from an Ohio school five years ago and prayed with dying victims is uncomfortable with the attention he's received and says people must remember it was a tragedy that killed three boys and paralyzed a fourth. Former Chardon High ...

More Columbus police will carry drug overdose antidote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio's capital say more officers will carry a drug overdose antidote after dozens of heroin users were revived with it during a pilot program. The Columbus Dispatch (http://bit.ly/2mCsUpF ) says a Columbus police commander's report on the program indicated ...

Ohio regulators propose strict limits for medical pot supply

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio regulators have proposed restrictions on how much medical marijuana a patient could buy that would be among the strictest in the nation. Under Ohio's medical marijuana law, patients with 20 medical conditions can buy and use marijuana if recommended by a doctor. ...

College students build 3D-printed prosthetic hands for kids

By KATE MURPHY, The Cincinnati Enquirer CINCINNATI (AP) — College and high school students in the Cincinnati area are using 3D printing to solve medical problems in the community. A group of biomedical engineering students at the University of Cincinnati started a student organization in ...

New Ohio college scholarship grows in value each year

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The University of Akron is aiming to encourage students to graduate within four years by offering a new scholarship that grows in value annually if recipients maintain a 2.0 GPA. State Department of Higher Education officials say the Akron Guarantee Scholarship program ...

Former Japanese defense minister to give talk in Beavercreek

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A former Japanese defense minister will discuss the administration of President Donald Trump and the importance of the U.S.-Japanese alliance at an upcoming talk in Ohio. Satoshi Morimoto's March 2 appearance at the Pentagon Tower in Beavercreek follows a recent ...

Woman’s body found in trash bin in creek near Columbus

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say the body of a 22-year-old woman has been found in a trash bin that was partially submerged in a creek. The Franklin County Sheriff's office tells WCMH-TV (http://bit.ly/2lay2jS ) that the woman has been identified as Gabriel Ann Hinojosa, who had been ...

Firefighters discover man’s body in Ohio creek

WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man's body has been found in a creek near Columbus. The Columbus Dispatch reports (http://bit.ly/2lHVyYR ) that firefighters discovered the body around 3 p.m. Saturday in Westerville while returning to their station after a call. Columbus Police ...