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The owner of two closed drug treatment centers in Ohio has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison for his role in a Medicaid fraud scheme. 

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An Athens man has won a 5 thousand dollar judgment against former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke as part of a lawsuit against white supremacists and neo-Nazi protesters. 

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Opponents of Ohio's nuclear plant bailout law are ending their attempt to overturn it. 

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Democratic State Representative Casey Weinstein says he found several memes he considers threatening printed out and placed in his mailbox last week. 

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The Sandusky County prosecutor who was accused of sexually harassing female employees before pleading guilty to a lesser charge has resigned from office. 

Authorities are investigating after an Ohio State University student was found dead Friday at a construction site on campus. 

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A former Boy Scout leader in Richland County has been sentenced to 30 years in federal prison for secretly recording and distributing videos of boys inside pool locker rooms and his home. 

The State Medical Board's executive director says it has fast-tracked investigations related to whether licensees failed to report concerns about Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss decades ago. 

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The union representing the white Cleveland police officer who killed a 12-year-old black child in 2014 is asking an appeals court to overturn his dismissal. 

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Port Clinton police say the body of a teenager missing for more than three weeks was found Tuesday in the chimney of a vacant home in his neighborhood.

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Ohio State University has suspended three fraternities for hazing, alcohol use and other violations. 

A federal judge has declined to compel Michigan-based Trinity Health Corporation to pay for a doctor's defense against murder charges in the deaths of 25 patients. 

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President Trump used his first campaign election rally of 2020 to argue that he served up "American justice" by ordering a drone strike to take out a top Iranian commander:

A federal magistrate judge has ordered a man be extradited from California to Ohio to face charges of threatening to shoot up Ohio State University and hurt football players. 

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A judge has rejected a request by several Ohio cities to delay part of the state's new gun law. 

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Former Cincinnati Bengals head coach Sam Wyche died Thursday of melanoma at his home in Pickens, South Carolina at the age of 74. 

Police agencies in Ohio report multiple shootings on New Year's Eve. 

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A documents review is delaying a state lawsuit aimed at recouping millions of dollars from the founder and leader of the closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow charter school. 

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved industrial hemp licensing plans for Ohio, Louisiana and New Jersey. 

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The Champaign County prosecutor's office is opposing a convicted school shooter's request for the Ohio Supreme Court to hear his appeal. 

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A Pataksala man has been indicted on involuntary manslaughter and other charges after his 2-year-old daughter was fatally shot at home on December 14. 

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The state Medical Board is accepting new petitions through December 31 seeking to add illnesses as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana. 

Ohio's Bureau of Motor Vehicles plans to begin a vehicle safety recall notification program using the state’s vehicle registration renewal process. 

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Ohio's governor and attorney general are taking steps to see whether the Sandusky County prosecutor who entered a guilty plea to negligent assault this month can be removed from office. 

The Ohio Inspector General says an information technology executive with ties to then-Governor John Kasich's administration worked to improperly steer as much as 9 million dollars in state contracts to his private company. 

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A Cuyahoga County judge has upheld an arbitrator's decision that the white Cleveland police officer who shot and killed a 12-year-old black child in 2014 should be fired for omissions on his job application. 

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Majority Republicans in the Ohio House are discussing doing away with the death penalty, as executions remain on hold because of trouble obtaining lethal injection drugs. 

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The father of a 2-year-old girl who police say was fatally shot at a Central Ohio home is facing child endangerment charges. 

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An Ohio appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit by the state against a natural gas pipeline company over environmental violations. 

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A former Ohio Highway Patrol trooper accused of sex crimes against five women and a minor female has been found guilty of charges including sexual battery. 

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