Ohio Police Say Tennessee Fugitive Flees Stop

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities in southwest Ohio are seeking a Tennessee fugitive they say got away from a traffic stop. The Hamilton County sheriff’s office says 25-year-old Terrance D. Brown is wanted in connection with a slaying and robbery in the Nashville area. Police...

Ohio Jail Idles Scanner Because Of Health Concern

CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio jail has halted use of an inmate scanning machine because state health rules don’t allow it. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports that the Hamilton County Jail had been using the scanner since 2012, and it had detected a small gun,...

Editorials From Around Ohio

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: The Columbus Dispatch, March 10 Getting Ohio youths more engaged in classes that would help prepare them for in-demand careers would benefit all: the students and their families, schools and...

Warrant Issued In Ohio Bar Shooting That Killed 3

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — Police have issued an arrest warrant for a 33-year-old man suspected of opening fire inside a northern Ohio nightclub over the weekend, killing an off-duty police officer and two other men. Police said Monday they are seeking Igmidio Mista in the shooting...

DDR Plans To Sell Its Brazilian Investment

BEACHWOOD, Ohio (AP) — Shopping center owner DDR is planning to leave Brazil, signing a letter of intent to sell its 50 percent stake in Sonae Sierra Brazil BV Sarl for $343.6 million. The deal includes 10 regional malls totaling 4.6 million square feet. DDR Corp. is selling its...

Central Ohio Shooting Kills 19-year-old Immigrant

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say they have no suspects in the fatal central Ohio shooting of a 19-year-old man whose family had emigrated from Ethiopia. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that Dinkisra Mengistu was killed early Sunday after he had just climbed into the back seat...

Warrant Issued In Fatal Ohio Bar Shooting

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — Police have issued a murder warrant for a 33-year-old suspect who they say opened fire inside a northern Ohio nightclub over the weekend, killing an off-duty police officer and two other men. Police said Monday they are seeking Igmidio Mista in the shooting...

Police Say Central Ohio Man Fatally Shot Attacker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say man who fatally shot another man at his home acted in self-defense. The Columbus Dispatch ( ) reports that 57-year-old Dale Stump shot and killed 50-year-old Duane Birtcher on Saturday night at Stump’s home in west Columbus. Officers found...

Man Dies In Northern Ohio Duplex Fire

LORAIN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities in northern Ohio say a 39-year-old man was killed in a fire over the weekend. The Lorain County coroner said 39-year-old Lonnie Mullet died of burns and smoke inhalation in the fire early Sunday at a duplex in Lorain. The (Lorain) Morning Journal (...

Ohio Gas Prices Steady To Start Work Week

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — After weeks of increases, Ohio gas prices have flattened out. The cost for a gallon of regular gas in Ohio was averaging $3.58 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price Information Service and WEX Inc. That’s about a penny lower than...