Inmate Caught After Escape At Cincinnati Hospital

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Hamilton County sheriff says an inmate who briefly escaped from his room at a Cincinnati hospital while being treated for a medical condition was taken back into custody by hospital security after a search of the grounds. A statement from the sheriff says...

Drug Dealer Charged In Overdose Case Gets 20 Years

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A convicted northeast Ohio drug dealer accused of selling the synthetic opiate fentanyl to a woman who fatally overdosed has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. Twenty-nine-year-old Siarres Noble of Elyria (eh-LEER’-ee-uh) was sentenced Wednesday in...

Ohio Mulch To Offer Rebate Under State Settlement

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Columbus company accused of selling bags of mulch that weren’t full will offer consumers a rebate for a free bag of mulch this spring under a settlement with the state. Ohio’s attorney general says the settlement resolves allegations about the...

Ohio Mulch To Offer Rebate Under State Settlement

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Columbus company accused of selling bags of mulch that weren’t full will offer consumers a rebate for a free bag of mulch this spring under a settlement with the state. Ohio’s attorney general says the settlement resolves allegations about the...

$305K Settlement In Ohio Suit Over Infant’s Rape

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A child raped as an infant by her biological parents during a partially supervised visit would receive payments under a $305,000 settlement between her adoptive parents and a children services agency they sued in northeast Ohio. A county judge approved the...

Inmate Receiving Care Escapes Cincinnati Hospital

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Hamilton County sheriff says an inmate held on a probation violation escaped from his room at a Cincinnati hospital while being treated for a medical condition. A statement from the sheriff says 37-year-old Daniel J. Dickerson of Colerain Township bolted...

Hearing To Resume In Ohio Police-shooting Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A hearing is scheduled to resume so a judge can determine whether tainted grand jury testimony was used to indict six Cleveland officers in a deadly police shooting in 2012. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Common Pleas Judge John O’Donnell listened...

Funeral Set For 3 Children Killed In SW Ohio Fire

CINCINNATI (AP) — Funeral services for three children killed in a fire at their home last week will be held in southwestern Ohio. The services for 7-year-old Alexander Flores-Ortiz and his sisters, 10-year-old Siclali Flores-Ortiz and 12-year-old Yesenia Flores-Ortiz are...

Ohio Veterans Meeting Offers Forum On Medical Services

CINCINNATI (AP) — Area veterans will have a chance to air any concerns and suggestions for improving medical services at a town hall meeting in southwestern Ohio. The meeting set for Thursday night at the auditorium of the Cincinnati Veterans Affairs Medical Center is open to...

Ohio Man Gets Life For Killing Woman In Front Of Kids

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing his ex-girlfriend in front of their three children earlier this fall. Thirty-two-year-old Alberto Medina was sentenced to life without possibility of parole for 33 years after pleading guilty...