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2 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

Mystery animal befuddles northwest Ohio town

The guesses in Leipsic , a village of about 2,000 people south of Toledo, are that the animal is a wolf, a large coyote or a wolf mix. The Courier reports that the animal first appeared Sept.

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6 hrs ago | SFGate

Slain man had helped Ohioan charged in 4 killings

Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had recently called for help for the man now charged in the slayings. Billy Jack Chatman told Bucyrus police two days before he was found dead that he had called an ambulance for Donald Hoffman against Hoffman's wishes after the man collapsed on his floor.

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10 hrs ago | ABC 33/40

Victim had helped Ohio man charged in 4 killings

Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings. Police records show one of four men found slain at their homes in a small Ohio city had sought help two days earlier for the man now charged in the killings.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, US Governors, Brian Sandoval

14 hrs ago | Examiner.com

The Ohio Fish & Shrimp Festival celebrates seafood

With Cleveland being located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, Clevelanders have easy access to fish like walleye and perch for fishing and for eating. What Cleveland does not have is easy access to freshwater shrimp.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Food Festival, Seafood, Cleveland, OH, Urbana, OH

18 hrs ago | Marietta Times

Toledo may use conservation to fight water toxins

Consumers in Ohio's fourth-largest city may be asked to voluntarily conserve water next year to limit demand and help reduce contamination from toxins left behind by Lake Erie algae Such toxins fouled water for 400,000 people in the Toledo area last month, leaving some without clean tap water for two days. The water treatment commissioner talked about the planned conservation request during a panel discussion this week, The Blade newspaper reported.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

TheCourier.com

Mahoning Valley Prepares For Latest Ohio Racino

The Vindicator reports that Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course near Youngstown is on track to open its doors Wednesday.

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TheCourier.com

Ohio/Indiana Center, College Partner On Drones

A joint venture between Ohio and Indiana aimed at advancing unmanned aircraft operations for businesses and government has formalized its relationship with a southwestern Ohio community college.

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The Daily Beast

Why Did The Ohio Shooter Really Escape?By Seth Ferranti

There are a lot of unanswered questions surrounding Thursday's escape attempt by the notorious Ohio school shooter T.J. Lane. Will we ever get answers? Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in Lima, Ohio, is an 18-acre prison that houses mostly minimum and medium security offenders.

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Related Topix: Prison, Lima, OH

WATE-TV Knoxville

Kerry seeks Egypt aid in battle against extremists

A search is underway for the suspect or suspects. Two troopers were ambushed outside a state police barracks in northeastern Pennsylvania during a late-night shift change, leaving one dead and another injured, and authorities were questioning a person of interest, state... The roar of a plane above Lower Manhattan.

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Related Topix: Prison, US Governors, Brian Sandoval, Terrorism

Recordpub.com

Appeals court declines to delay Ohio voting order

A federal appeals court has declined to suspend a judge's order expanding early voting in Ohio this fall while the state seeks to reverse the ruling.

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Related Topix: Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals, US News

News9 Oklahoma City

Ukraine PM says country still in "state of war"

Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could... Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could bolster... Criminal and internal investigations are underway to determine how a convicted killer of three Ohio high school students managed to escape from prison, along with two other inmates, state correction officials say.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Military, US Navy, Gay/Lesbian

Fri Sep 12, 2014

News Journal

Teen found dead in home; mom abducted, killedTeen found dead in home; ...

Teen found dead in home; mom abducted, killed Mother's estranged boyfriend/suspect taken into custody in Cincinnati area Check out this story on mansfieldnewsjournal.com: http://ohne.ws/1s0b0y9 A Kentucky teen was killed while trying to protect his mother from her estranged boyfriend, and the woman was abducted and later found dead in Ohio during a multistate police search, a sheriff said Friday. The suspect, Terry Froman, 41, of Brookport, Illinois, was taken into custody in the Cincinnati area and faced murder and kidnapping charges back in Kentucky, said Dewayne Redmon, the Graves County sheriff in western Kentucky.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

Investigations underway in Ohio prison escape

FILE - In this Tuesday, March 19, 2013, file photo, T.J. Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could... Cellphone video that shows a witness raising his hands in the air immediately after the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer in Ferguson appears to support previous accounts and could bolster... An Arizona man whose longtime partner recently died went to court on Friday to ask a federal judge to grant him death benefits.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, Wedding, Criminal Defense Law, Law

CBS Atlanta

Prosecutors target credit card thieves overseas

African-American elementary students in California were chronically truant at nearly four times the rate of all students during the last school year, according to a state report released Friday. Black elementary school students in California missed more school last year than children from any other group, according to findings from a study released Friday that mirror national research from the U.S. Education... The medical director of the facility where Joan Rivers went into cardiac arrest during a routine procedure is no longer at the clinic.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Streetsblog

The Link Between Northeast Ohio's Flooding and Its Sprawl

As Cuyahoga County has sprawled since 1948, with roughly the same population now covering nearly four times the land area, it's become more susceptible to flooding. Map: Cuyahoga County Planning Commission via Tim Kovach After a string of major flooding events, residents of Northeast Ohio are looking for someone to blame, reports Tim Kovach .

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Related Topix: Cuyahoga County, OH, University of Utah, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Silicon Alley Insider

A High School Shooter Serving A Life Sentence Has Escaped From Prison In Ohio

A 19-year-old serving a life sentence for killing three classmates in a 2012 school shooting has escaped from prison, CNN reports . Lane was convicted of killing three people and wounding three others at Chardon High School in Ohio, where he was a student.

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Related Topix: Chardon, OH

KATV Little Rock

Museum traces fragments of Star-Spangled Banner

A teenager convicted of killing three Ohio high school students has been captured after escaping from prison, and two prisoners who fled with him are also back in custody.

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Related Topix: Education Etc., US Governors, Brian Sandoval

WTEN-TV Albany

France's Hollande in Iraq in anti-extremist push

A teenager convicted of killing three Ohio high school students has been captured after escaping from prison, and two prisoners who fled with him are also back in custody.

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Related Topix: Prison, Education Etc., Brian Sandoval, US Governors, Iraq, World News

Crescent-News.com

Federal judge rejects Ohio campaign statements law

A federal judge on Thursday struck down Ohio's law barring people from knowingly or recklessly making false statements about candidates in a case that the U.S. Supreme Court said needed to be heard.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Driehaus, Democrat, Mike DeWine, US Senate, Republican, US Supreme Court, Barack Obama

Thu Sep 11, 2014

WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Two escape from Lima, Ohio correctional facility

The convicted killer of three Ohio students at a high school cafeteria escaped from a prison Thursday night and a search was underway in northwest Ohio, police said. Nineteen-year-old T.J. Lane escaped along with two other inmates from a prison in Lima, about 60 miles southeast of Fort Wayne, and one of the inmates was captured, Lima police Sgt.

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Related Topix: Prison, Lima, OH

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