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Foot of snow falls in northwest Ohio, vaccine sites closed

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Heavy snow and a coating of sleet and ice shut down several COVID-19 vaccination sites in Ohio on Tuesday along with schools and some universities. State lawmakers stayed home too. The huge winter storm that walloped the South and reached all the way into New England ...

Ohio elections chief again orders limit on ballot drop boxes

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose has reissued a contentious order limiting the number of ballot drop boxes to one per county for the May 4 primary. In a directive issued late Friday, the Republican elections chief set the limit ...

Police: Man charged in condo parking lot slaying after crash

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was charged with murder following a shooting that reportedly stemmed from a crash over the weekend, authorities said. Police in Pierce Township near Cincinnati said they were called to a condominium complex near Royal Oak Golf Course just after 11 p.m. ...

Black franchise owner sues McDonald’s, cites persistent bias

By MARK GILLISPIE Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — The Black owner of 14 McDonald's franchises in Ohio says one of the world's largest restaurant chains has shown more favorable treatment to white owners and denied him the opportunity to buy restaurants in more affluent communities, ...

Teen found fatally wounded behind Akron apartment building

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A shooting at an apartment building in northeastern Ohio has left a 17-year-old boy dead, authorities said. Akron police responded to the building around 6:10 p.m. Monday after several people called 911 and reported hearing a loud argument followed by gunshots. The teen ...

Insurers add food to coverage menu as way to improve health

By TOM MURPHY AP Health Writer When COVID-19 first swarmed the United States, one health insurer called some customers with a question: Do you have enough to eat? Oscar Health wanted to know if people had adequate food for the next couple weeks and how they planned to stay stocked up while ...

Officer faces termination over fatal shooting of Black man

By FARNOUSH AMIRI Report for America/Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fate of a white Columbus police officer who fatally shot a Black man last week hangs in the balance after a disciplinary hearing Monday that may result in his termination. Columbus Safety Director Ned Pettus ...

Police: Girl, 7, hit in back by bullet fired into home

CINCINNATI (AP) — A 7-year-old girl was hit by one of several bullets fired into a Cincinnati house on Christmas night, authortiies said. The gunfire occurred just after 11 p.m. Friday at a home adjacent to the border of the Clifton and Avondale neighborhoods, police said. Officers said the ...

Police: Boy, 14, grazed by bullet fired from vehicle

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 14-year-old boy riding in a vehicle was grazed by a bullet reportedly fired from another vehicle on Christmas night, police said. Officers were called just before 6:30 p.m. Friday to the north Columbus scene of what was initially reported as a hit-and-run ...

Police: Deaths of Ohio couple believed to be murder-suicide

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio are calling the deaths of a husband and wife found in the garage of their Marion home over the weekend an apparent murder-suicide. Lt. B. J. Gruber of the Marion police department said preliminary information has led investigators to believe that Max ...