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14 seek Kraus’ House seat
COLUMBUS — Fourteen local government officials and political newcomers are seeking the Ohio House seat for Ottawa and Erie counties vacated last month when then-state Rep. Steve Kraus was convicted of felony theft.

8/29/2015 12:00 AM
Ohio adopts statewide rules for police use of force
COLUMBUS — In the wake of police shootings in Ohio and elsewhere, a state panel on Friday adopted the state’s first broad statewide standards for when police may employ force, deadly and otherwise.

8/28/2015 3:31 PM
Life sentence for killer of elderly couple
CLEVELAND — An Ohio man avoided the death penalty on Friday when he pleaded guilty to aggravated murder charges and was sentenced to life in prison without parole for robbing and killing an elderly couple and then burning their bodies.

8/28/2015 2:24 PM
Ohio panel OKs deadly force standards
COLUMBUS — In the wake of police shootings here and elsewhere, a state panel today adopted Ohio’s first statewide broad policies on when police may employ force, deadly and otherwise.

8/28/2015 9:51 AM
Massillon football team gets live tiger cub
MASSILLON, Ohio — A high school football team that has had a live tiger cub at games for decades started the season with its traditional mascot on hand, even though the district hasn’t proved to the state that the mascot’s display would meet stricter rules for possessing exotic animals.

8/28/2015 1:08 PM
Ex-Ohio deputy treasurer to begin prison term
COLUMBUS — A former Ohio deputy treasurer who fled to Pakistan in the face of a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme delivered a public apology before a federal judge today and was sent to begin his time in U.S. prison.

8/28/2015 1:03 PM
Daughter of slain Akron officer gets police escort
AKRON, Ohio  — The daughter of a slain Ohio officer has received a police escort to school on her first day of kindergarten.

8/28/2015 9:55 AM
Ohio oil, nnatural gas production at historic high
COLUMBUS — The state Department of Natural Resources says historic amounts of oil and natural gas are being produced by Ohio shale wells.

8/28/2015 9:49 AM
Ohio logs better-than-average childhood vaccination rates
CLEVELAND — The percentage of children receiving the measles, mumps and rubella vaccine on time has increased in Ohio, and a state official says a measles outbreak might have helped raise awareness.

8/28/2015 12:00 AM
Funeral home director hit with 9 corpse abuse charges
A grand jury Thursday indicted a suspended North Toledo funeral director on nine counts of abuse of a corpse.

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