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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 ...

Ohio spent $55M in early 2020 on gowns, 3 million from China

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than half the $98 million Ohio spent on personal protective equipment in the early months of the coronavirus pandemic went to buy hospital gowns, including 3 million from China. Ohio spent $55 million on gowns, its most ...

Ohio State tallies hundreds more instances of abuse by doc

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University has tallied hundreds more instances of alleged decades-old sexual misconduct by now-deceased team doctor Richard Strauss, bringing the total to more than 2,000, according to its latest campus crime data disclosed under the federal Clery ...

2 men at hospital report being shot on I-70 in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two men who came to a hospital with gunshot wounds reported being fired upon as they were driving on an interstate in Ohio, authorities said. Columbus police said the 19- and 23-year-old men went to the hospital just before 2 p.m. Friday with gunshot wounds to their ...

Police: Woman shot, killed, while riding in car with 2 girls

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A woman was shot and killed in a vehicle in which her two young daughters were also riding over the weekend, authorities said. Cleveland officers responded to Interstate 77 shortly after 1 a.m. Saturday in Newburgh Heights and found local police trying to revive the ...

Police: Shooting at Ohio birthday party kills 2, injures 1

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in Ohio say an early morning shooting at a Cleveland birthday party claimed the lives of two men and left a third hospitalized. Police say officers responded to the address shortly before 5 a.m. Saturday and found a man shot in the driveway and another shot ...

Ohio elections chief certifies 2020 general election results

By JULIE CARR SMYTH Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's elections chief certified results on Friday of a 2020 election that he said was almost flawlessly executed despite the pandemic, raising concern that President Donald Trump's allegations of widespread fraud could be ...