Ohio News

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 ...

Police: Some vice operations resume in state’s capital city

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio's capital city say some vice operations are resuming as an FBI task force continues its investigation of the unit. The FBI is investigating the Columbus vice squad following the fatal shooting of a woman by a vice officer in August and what critics call ...

State patrol to open statewide K-9 training facility

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says it's opening a statewide training facility for police dogs used by the patrol and other law enforcement agencies in Ohio. The $1.4 million facility will feature classrooms, offices, dorms, kennels and a training building in one site in ...

Officer posts message to teen ticketed for speeding

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A police officer in a Cleveland suburb posted a message on social media after ticketing an 18-year-old for driving 100 mph (161 kph) in a 65 mph (105 kph) zone. The officer wrote on Facebook Sunday that he didn't feel bad about writing the ticket because the ...

Michigan Legislature passes Great Lakes oil pipeline bill

By DAVID EGGERT, Associated Press LANSING, Mich. (AP) — The Michigan Legislature approved a bill Tuesday that would allow the replacement of a 65-year-old oil pipeline in a key Great Lakes waterway, voting to create a state authority that would oversee the construction of a tunnel to encase ...

Jury recommends life in prison for Ohio man who rammed crowd

By DENISE LAVOIE, AP Legal Affairs Writer CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A jury Tuesday called for a sentence of life in prison plus 419 years for the Hitler admirer who killed a woman when he rammed his car into counterprotesters at a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville two summers ...

Feds: Ohio plot suspect wrote to Charleston church shooter

By JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of buying bomb-making supplies and plotting domestic terrorism attacks exchanged letters with the man convicted in the South Carolina church shooting and visited Columbine High School, federal authorities said. Prosecutors ...

Ohio brothers charged in Michigan man’s 2017 overdose

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Two Ohio brothers have been indicted in the drug-related death of a man in southeastern Michigan. Harry Wise and James Wise of Oregon, Ohio, are charged in Detroit federal court with conspiracy and drug distribution causing death. They're accused of supplying opioids ...

US appeals court upholds Ohio lifetime sexual predator rules

CINCINNATI (AP) — An appeal is planned of a court ruling that upheld Ohio's permanent requirements for convicts classified as sexual predators. A 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel Tuesday unanimously reversed a lower-court decision in favor of a woman convicted in 2006 of sexual ...