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Investigator: Ohioan In Apparent Beach Drowning Was Drinking

GENEVA ON THE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in far northeast Ohio say a 22-year-old man who apparently drowned at a Lake Erie beach over the weekend had been drinking before he went into the water. Police say the Medina (meh-DY’-nuh) man went into the water at Geneva On The...

Ohio Girl Suspected In Baby’s Death To Be Evaluated Again

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An 11-year-old Cleveland-area girl suspected in the murder of a 2-month-old infant will undergo a third evaluation before a judge has a competency hearing for her. The News-Herald in Willoughby ( ) reports the hearing in juvenile court has been pushed...

Gunfire On I-75 Near Cincinnati Injures 2 People In Car

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say two people in a car were hurt and others were in harm’s way when two shooters in another vehicle opened fire on Interstate 75 north of Cincinnati. The chaotic scene late Tuesday morning prompted 911 calls from panicked travelers who...

Jury Picked For New Trial In 4 Slayings At Ohio Townhome

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A jury has been chosen in the new trial for a man who was found guilty of gunning down four people at a northeast Ohio townhome and then had his convictions vacated. The Akron Beacon Journal ( ) reports the jury chosen Tuesday comprises eight women and four...

Midafternoon Shooting Kills 15-year-old Boy In Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati police say a 15-year-old boy was fatally shot in midafternoon in a neighborhood northeast of downtown, and they’re searching for a suspect. Police say Nathaniel Scott Jr. died at a hospital after the Tuesday shooting in the Walnut Hills...

Ohio School District Pays $25K To Develop Brand Standards

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio high school is finally getting official logos — for a price. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the Grandview Heights school board voted last week to pay Stacy Buttari of Whitespace design firm up to $25,000 to develop brand standards...

Ohio School District Pays $25K To Develop Brand Standards

GRANDVIEW HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio high school is finally getting official logos — for a price. The Columbus Dispatch reports ( ) the Grandview Heights school board voted last week to pay Stacy Buttari of Whitespace design firm up to $25,000 to develop brand standards...

Ohio Board President Quits After Writing Support Letter

MACEDONIA, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio school board president has resigned amid criticism that he wrote a letter in support of a former board president sentenced to prison for having child pornography. The Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports that Nordonia Hills School Board...

Ohio Board President Quits After Writing Support Letter

MACEDONIA, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio school board president has resigned amid criticism that he wrote a letter in support of a former board president sentenced to prison for having child pornography. The Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports that Nordonia Hills School Board...

Man Gets 2 Years In Prison In Unintentional Death Of Cousin

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 20-year-old northwest Ohio man who pleaded guilty to reckless homicide in the 2014 death of his cousin is headed to prison. The Blade reports ( ) a judge sentenced 20-year-old Nicholas Braylock to two years in prison Tuesday. Authorities say the Toledo man...