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Ohio Home Explosion, Fire That Killed Family Of 4 Was Arson

NORTHFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Investigators say an Ohio house fire and explosion that killed a family of four was arson. The state fire marshal’s office said Wednesday that investigators have determined what caused the fire in Northfield Center Township, but they aren’t...

US Senate Candidate Challenges Primary Opponent Gun Position

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Senate candidate P.G. Sittenfeld is questioning whether his primary opponent has changed his position on gun control. Sittenfeld says fellow Democrat Ted Strickland defended his A-plus rating with the National Rifle Association as recently as March of...

No Charges For Man Who Killed Son He Mistook For Intruder

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor says no charges will be filed against a man who fatally shot his 14-year-old son after mistaking him for an intruder. Hamilton County Prosecutor Joseph Deters said Wednesday that the 72-year-old man won’t be charged in the Tuesday...

Man Charged In Drive-by Killing Of 3-year-old Cleveland Boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police in Cleveland say they’ve made an arrest and are looking for one more suspect in the fatal drive-by shooting of 3-year-old boy last fall. Police says 23-year-old Aaron Dunnings of Warrensville Heights was charged with aggravated murder on Tuesday. The...

Sledding Accident In Ohio Leaves 9-year-old Critically Hurt

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A sledding accident in suburban Cleveland has left a 9-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries. Police in North Ridgeville say the boy was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon when his sled went into a street at the bottom of a popular sledding hill....

Ohio Boy Has Life-threatening Injuries In Sledding Accident

NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A sledding accident in suburban Cleveland has left a nine-year-old boy with life-threatening injuries. Police in North Ridgeville say the boy was hit by a car when his sled went into a street at the bottom of a popular sledding hill. Media reports...

Lawsuit In Ohio Challenges ‘in God We Trust’ Use On US Money

CLEVELAND (AP) — A California attorney who unsuccessfully sued the government at least twice challenging the use of the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance has filed a federal lawsuit in Ohio challenging a similar phrase on U.S. currency and coins....

Ohio’s Kasich Takes Presidential Bid Back To South Carolina

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sik) is taking his campaign to South Carolina a day ahead of the next Republican debate. The two-term governor and former congressman scheduled a meet-and-greet event Wednesday in Charleston, as he continues his focus on...

Northeast Ohio Man Receives Life Sentence For Murder, Rape

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man convicted in a fatal stabbing and a separate rape case has been sentenced to life in prison. Court officials say 32-year-old Brock Tipping pleaded guilty in November under a plea deal to murder and rape. The Akron man was sentenced Tuesday...

Police Search For Several Suspects In Ohio Fatal Shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police are searching for several people suspected in the slaying of a man shot multiple times in a vehicle in Cleveland. A police spokeswoman says the man was found about 9 p.m. Monday. Officers say they found the man unresponsive in the driver’s seat with...