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Trump budget targets loan program that could help Lordstown

TOM KRISHER and JOHN SEEWER Associated Press DETROIT (AP) — The Trump administration's budget proposal scraps a loan program that could help an upstart electric vehicle company's plans to reuse the now-closed General Motors factory in Lordstown, Ohio. In a summary of the budget for the ...

Latest clemency hearing comes amid death penalty uncertainty

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The latest request for mercy from a death row inmate in Ohio comes as executions have ground to a halt and the future of capital punishment in the state is being questioned by an unlikely lawmaker — the conservative ...

Hearings to resume on bill over Ohio State sex abuse scandal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio House committee is resuming hearings Tuesday on a proposal to enable survivors to sue Ohio State University under state law for decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor. It comes a week after Gov. Mike DeWine and House Speaker Larry Householder, both ...

Man accused of shooting Cleveland officer pleads guilty

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guilty pleas were entered Monday by a man accused of shooting and injuring a Cleveland police officer with an assault-type rifle while the officer was responding to a call. Authorities say defendant Jonathan Chambers shot a man in the neck while the man was sitting in a car ...

Homeless advocate wants Ohio Supreme court to hear appeal

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A homeless advocate whose lawsuit against an Ohio city was dismissed has asked the state's Supreme Court to hear his appeal. Lawyers for Sage Lewis recently filed the notice of appeal with the Ohio Supreme Court. They argue that a Summit County Common Pleas judge ...

Police: Man fatally shot in parking lot following argument

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One man was fatally shot and two other males were injured in a parking lot in Ohio on Monday night, police said. Officers responded around 7:30 p.m. to a report of gunfire in the parking lot behind the Driving Park branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library, according ...

Police : 3 killed in Ohio bar shooting

LIMA, Ohio (AP) — Three people were killed in a shooting at a bar early Tuesday, police in Ohio said. Two of the people were found dead inside the bar around 2 a.m., while the body of the third person was outside on a sidewalk, police said. The shooting happened just before closing time ...

Couple accused in 2017 death of baby found in abandoned car

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio husband and wife charged in the death of their infant son found in an abandoned car nearly three years ago had their bond set at $500,000 each on Tuesday. A judge set bond for Jenna Cisneros, 34, and Jacob Cisneros, 33, in a courtroom in Toledo a day after they ...

School introduces reading while pedaling program

By KELLI WEIR The Canton Repository CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Holding the book steady with both hands, third-grader Alyssa Altieri sat back in the chair and settled in for some quiet reading. Only this was no ordinary classroom. Altieri was in Middlebranch Elementary's Read and Ride room and the ...

Police: 3-year-old injured when shots fired into Ohio home

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One of several shots fired into an Ohio home from a vehicle struck and injured a 3-year-old boy on Saturday, police said. Columbus police said the child was hit with a bullet in the abdomen shortly before 1:30 p.m and was taken to a hospital in critical condition. He ...