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Judge Rejects Request For New Charge In Ohio Police Retrial

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio judge in the murder retrial of a former University of Cincinnati police officer rejected a prosecution request Thursday to allow jurors to consider a lesser charge. Just before the defense began calling witnesses, prosecutor Seth Tieger asked that...

Ohio Proposal Could Delay $60M Repayment From Online School

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker is proposing legislation that could help one of the nation’s largest online charter schools delay repaying $60 million it was found to owe the state. The proposal introduced by Republican Rep. Bill Seitz, of Cincinnati, would apply to...

Ohio Man Found Guilty Of Murder In Pastor Brother’s Slaying

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man charged with fatally shooting his pastor brother in a church office as Sunday services were ending has been found guilty of murder. A jury also found 69-year-old Daniel Schooler guilty Wednesday of felonious assault in the Feb. 28, 2016, shooting...

$75M Bond Set For Ohio Man Accused Of Killing 5 People

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — Bond has been set at $75 million for an Ohio man charged with killing five people, including a mother and her two college-age daughters. George Brinkman Jr. appeared Thursday in Parma on aggravated murder charges for the deaths of Suzanne Taylor and her...

Browns Rookie Garrett Still Being Evaluated For Injury

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns rookie defensive end Myles Garrett is not practicing as doctors assess his left foot injury. The No. 1 overall draft pick was kept off the field Thursday as the team concluded its minicamp. Garrett got hurt Wednesday while rushing quarterback Brock...

Ohio Officials Seek Help Identifying Dismembered Remains

CELINA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man whose dismembered and headless remains were found last year in northwest Ohio. The Lima News reports ( ) the Mercer County sheriff said Wednesday the death appears to be a homicide because...

Attorney Convicted In Ohio Treasury Scheme Also Disbarred

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A Columbus attorney convicted in a bribery scheme involving a former Ohio deputy treasurer has been permanently disbarred. The action against Mohammed Noure Alo was announced Thursday by the Ohio Supreme Court’s Disciplinary Counsel. Alo’s law...

Student Freed By North Korea Has Severe Neurological Injury

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — An American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea and returned to his home state of Ohio in a coma suffered a “severe neurological injury,” a hospital spokeswoman said Thursday. Otto Warmbier is in stable condition at the University of...

The Latest: Freed American Student Suffered ‘severe’ Injury

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on an American college student freed this week by North Korea (all times local): 10:10 a.m. An Ohio hospital spokeswoman says the American college student who was released by North Korea in a coma suffered a “severe neurological...

Family Of Freed Student Adjusting To “different Reality”

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) — The father of an American college student who was imprisoned in North Korea and was returned to his home state of Ohio in a coma says the family is “adjusting to a different reality.” Fred Warmbier on Wednesday that his son, Otto, was...