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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 ...

Child dies after high speed chase, crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a child who was in a car that crashed during a high speed pursuit in Ohio has died. State Highway Patrol Lt. Steven Herron says 4-year-old Rojer Lemus died Monday at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus. Lemus' brother, 3-year-old Caissen Cruz, remains ...

GM fights to retain key tax credit amid plant closing plans

By RICHARD LARDNER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — General Motors is fighting to retain a valuable tax credit for electric vehicles as the nation's largest automaker tries to deal with the political fallout triggered by its plans to shutter several U.S. factories and shed thousands of ...

Masai giraffe dies after C-section at Ohio zoo

POWELL, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium says a 6-year-old giraffe has died, four days after a cesarean section was unable to save her calf. A zoo release says the Masai giraffe, Cami, collapsed Saturday morning and was unable to rise. She died soon afterward. Initial bloodwork ...

Ohio murder convict gone 45 years now on “Most Wanted” list

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 75-year-old murder convict who escaped custody 45 years ago has been put on the U.S. Marshals Service "15 Most Wanted" list. The service says that Lester Eubanks was placed on the list Friday. He was convicted of the 1965 shooting and bludgeoning of 14-year-old Mary ...

Ohioans turn over 45,000 pounds of prescription drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohioans turned in 45,000 pounds of prescription drugs this fall during an effort to get rid of old and expiring medication. The federal Drug Enforcement Administration says Ohio had the fifth-highest amount among all states during the latest National Prescription Drug ...