Sheriff: Girl Dead, Mom Shot In Domestic Dispute

NEW PARIS, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio sheriff says a man recently charged with domestic violence shot a 10-year-old girl and her mother as they ran from a home, then killed himself after the confrontation that left the child dead. Deputies responding to multiple 911 calls...

Police Tracing Events In Teen’s Ohio Mall Shooting

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — Police are studying surveillance video from a southwest Ohio mall in their investigation of the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old boy authorities say tried to rob a shopper after failing to obtain limited-edition athletic shoes. Miami Township police say a...

Inquiry Linked To ‘rogue’ Cincinnati Cop Reopened

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police are reopening an investigation to determine whether other officers were involved in illegal activity by a policeman who was accused of running two bogus police substations at apartment buildings. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports the...

UPDATE: Power outage in Hancock County

McCOMB — Nearly a thousand Hancock County residents are without electricity. Hancock County at 2:40 p.m. had 996 customers without power, according to AEP Ohio. The McComb Police Department at 1:33 p.m. posted an update on Twitter. “At this time it appears power is slowly...

Ohio Judge OKs Divorce For 2 Women, Then Undoes It

ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — A southeast Ohio judge who mistakenly approved a divorce between two women has vacated that decision because their marriage isn’t recognized under state law. The Athens Messenger ( ) reports Brenda Mohney and Erin O’Leary married in California in...

Ohio District OKs Renaming Stadium At Hall Of Fame

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The northeast Ohio school district that will own a rebuilt stadium next to the Pro Football Hall of Fame has approved renaming the facility for project donor and New Orleans Saints owner Tom Benson. The Repository ( ) reports the Canton school board on Monday...

4 Charged After Protest In Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Four Ohioans arrested last weekend while protesting at the Wal-Mart where police fatally shot a man have been charged with obstructing official business and trespassing. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports they pleaded not guilty and were released on bond....

4 Charged After Protest In Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — Four Ohioans arrested last weekend while protesting at the Wal-Mart where police fatally shot a man have been charged with obstructing official business and trespassing. The Dayton Daily News ( ) reports they pleaded not guilty and were released on bond....

4 NE Ohio Police Disciplined In Traffic Stop Probe

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A Youngstown police lieutenant and three more officers have been disciplined for helping the lieutenant’s brother skirt a potential drunken driving case. The Vindicator ( ) reports that an internal police investigation recommends the suspected...

Hancock County’s unemployment rate is fourth lowest in Ohio

Hancock County’s unemployment rate in November shrank to 3.3 percent, fourth lowest in the state. It was 3.4 percent in October. Jobless rates fell or stayed flat in most neighboring counties last month, the State Job and Family Services Department reported. Putnam County, for...