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US troops killed in Afghan bombing awarded Purple Hearts

By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The sailor killed in the suicide bomber attack during the evacuation mission in Afghanistan late last month has been posthumously promoted, according to the Navy. And he and the other 12 service members who died during the attack have ...

Authorities: 2 adults, 2 kids found shot to death in home

AVON LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Two adults and two children have been found shot to death inside a northeastern Ohio home, authorities said. The bodies were found around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday when officers went to the Avon Lake home to conduct a welfare check. It's not clear when the shootings occurred ...

Court weighs drug distributor’s insurance coverage fight

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding whether the insurance company for a drug distributor should be forced to provide a legal defense in the company's fight against government lawsuits related to the opioid epidemic. Justices on ...

Until 2023? Parts shortage will keep auto prices sky-high

By TOM KRISHER AP Auto Writer TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Back in the spring, a shortage of computer chips that had sent auto prices soaring appeared, finally, to be easing. Some relief for consumers seemed to be in sight. That hope has now dimmed. A surge in COVID-19 cases from the delta variant ...

2 auxiliary officers recovering after being shot in vehicle

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Two auxiliary police officers are recovering after they were wounded in a shooting in suburban Cleveland, authorities said. Lorain police said the two 20-year-old auxiliary officers were on their way home from working a support patrol shift early Sunday, in full uniform ...

2 Ohio residents injured in Tennessee boating accident

JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — Two Ohio residents were injured when they were run over by a boat in an east Tennessee lake, authorities said Monday. The accident occurred Saturday night on Norris Lake in Campbell County, the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency said in a news release. William ...

Sheriff: Man shot after break-in, assault of ex-girlfriend

MOUNT HEALTHY, Ohio (AP) — A man was shot and killed after allegedly breaking into an Ohio home and assaulting an ex-girlfriend over the weekend, authorities said. The Hamilton County sheriff's office said 33-year-old Gregory Lyle climbed through a window of the Mount Healthy home just ...

Police: Man killed in exchange of gunfire with officers

MIAMISBURG, Ohio (AP) — A man was killed in an exchange of gunfire with police officers answering a domestic dispute call at his residence, police said. Chief Charlie Stiegelmeyer of the Miami Township police department said officers were dispatched shortly after 9 p.m. Sunday following a ...

GOP Justice Pat DeWine leaves race for Ohio chief justice

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine said Tuesday he's dropping out of the race for chief justice and will focus on being reelected to his current seat. DeWine, 52, is a Republican and the son of GOP Gov. Mike DeWine. A former county and appeals court judge, he was ...

USPS has shorted some workers’ pay for years, CPI finds

By ALEXIS FERNANDEZ CAMPBELL The Center for Public Integrity Nancy Campos' back ached as she loaded more than 100 Amazon packages onto her truck. The 59-year-old grandmother, a mail carrier for the U.S. Postal Service, had worked 13 days in a row without a lunch break, and now she was ...