Owed $1.5M In False Alarm Fees, Cincinnati To Crack Down

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati officials are cracking down on businesses with unpaid fees for responses to false alarms and threatening that police will stop responding to alarms at places that owe the most unless the owners pay up. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports police have...

Doctor Who Attacked Son-in-law In Ohio Gets Early Release

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Pennsylvania anesthesiologist imprisoned in Ohio for attacking his daughter’s estranged husband with a clawed pry bar has apologized in court and been granted early release. The Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports 68-year-old Georges Bensimhon...

Driver In Fatal Ohio Bus-truck Crash Ruled Incompetent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that authorities say ran a red light and struck a school bus near the Ohio Statehouse, killing two people, has been found incompetent to stand trial. Prosecutors say Terrance Trent ran a red light and struck a bus carrying three...

Driver In Fatal Ohio Bus-truck Crash Ruled Incompetent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The driver of a pickup truck that authorities say ran a red light and struck a school bus near the Ohio Statehouse, killing two people, has been found incompetent to stand trial. Prosecutors say Terrance Trent ran a red light and struck a bus carrying three...

Charges Won’t Be Filed Against Cop Who Shot Ex-boyfriend

MUNROE FALLS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities will not file charges against an Ohio policewoman who fatally shot her ex-boyfriend inside her home last month. The Summit County Prosecutor’s Office said Monday that 30-year-old Sarah Berkey was justified in shooting 29-year-old Adam...

Supreme Court To Hear Historic Same-sex Marriage Arguments

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is set to hear historic arguments in cases that could make same-sex marriage the law of the land. The justices are meeting Tuesday to offer their first public comments in the dispute over whether states can continue defining marriage as the...

Former Ohio Gov. James Cox’s Home Sold For Cash

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) — A 15,000-square-foot mansion built in 1915 by former presidential candidate and Ohio Gov. James Cox has been sold for $271,500. Real estate agents who handled the closing last week tell the Dayton Daily News ( ) that the home in the Dayton suburb of...

Man Accused In Ohio Barbershop Slayings Has Charges Added

CLEVELAND (AP) — A 20-year-old man facing capital murder charges in the slayings of three people at a suburban Cleveland barbershop has been accused in two other gang-related shootings. Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports that the new charges against Douglas Shine Jr. stem...

Ohio Mom Accused Of Decapitating Her Baby To Have Hearing

CINCINNATI (AP) — A pretrial hearing is scheduled for a woman accused of decapitating her 3-month-old daughter. Twenty-year-old Deasia (de-AY’-shuh) Watkins’ hearing is set for Tuesday in Hamilton County court in Cincinnati. A judge last month ordered Watkins...

ECHL Playoff Glance

Friday, April 17: South Carolina 2, Reading 1, 2OT Saturday, April 18: Reading 4, South Carolina 2 Thursday, April 23: South Carolina 5, Reading 2 Saturday, April 25: Reading 4, South Carolina 2 Sunday, April 26: South Carolina 4, Reading 3 Tuesday, April 28: Reading at South...