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5/28/2014 12:00 AM
Judge orders halt to Ohio executions
COLUMBUS -- The scheduled August executon of William T. Montgomery for the 1986 murders of two Toledo roomates has been put on hold by a federal judge along with the June execution of another death row inmate by a federal judge as he delves into changes made in Ohio's lethal injection process.

5/28/2014 1:30 PM
Ohio bill would block parental rights of rapists
COLUMBUS, Ohio — An Ohio bill would let rape victims request that a court terminate or deny offenders’ parental rights over a child conceived as a result of an attack.

5/28/2014 1:12 AM
More penalties for ‘johns’ up for vote today
COLUMBUS — A bill increasing penalties across the board for the “johns” who solicit sex from minors is headed for a full Senate vote as early as today.

5/28/2014 12:55 AM
Freeze on energy mandates advances
COLUMBUS — A bill that at least temporarily halts Ohio’s march toward green energy, pitting business against business in the process, moved closer to the governor’s desk Tuesday.

5/28/2014 12:52 AM
Cuyahoga Co. helps youths’ college funds
CLEVELAND — The county that includes Cleveland has put $100 into bank accounts for 10,000 kindergartners to encourage them and their parents to save for college.

5/27/2014 5:51 PM
Mich. governor signs bill raising minimum wage
LANSING, Mich — Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed legislation Tuesday to raise the state’s minimum wage by 25 percent gradually over the next four years to $9.25 an hour, as Republicans controlling the state government moved to head off a November ballot measure that could have raised pay even more.

5/27/2014 7:16 PM
Remains ID'd as missing Ohio soldier
WARREN, Ohio — The military says the remains of a northeast Ohio soldier believed to have died in a prisoner of war camp during the Korean War have been identified.

5/27/2014 1:08 PM
Removing Detroit blight would cost $850M
DETROIT  — Removing blighted residential properties, lots and vacant commercial structures that have plagued Detroit neighborhoods for decades would cost $850 million, a task force said today.

5/27/2014 10:50 AM
Michigan can't block Indian casino
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court says Michigan can’t block the opening of an American Indian casino.

5/26/2014 10:56 PM
Police evidence goes up in smoke
COLUMBUS — Cardboard boxes and paper envelopes packed with marijuana, cocaine, and other drugs line warehouse-style shelves at the State Highway Patrol’s Ohio crime laboratory, where seizures large and small are stored for safekeeping for sometimes years until they’re no longer needed as evidence.