TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - A Toledo woman has been convicted of killing her 6-month-old son, who died two days after his skull was broken. Jurors today found 26-year-old Amanda Bacon guilty of murder and child endangering. She was cleared of an aggravated murder charge. Bacon testified during the trial that her roommate was the one who injured the baby.
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) - A coroner in Ohio says the father of a boy killed in a 2012 school shooting died of an accidental heroin overdose on the second anniversary of his son's death. The Geauga (jee-AW'-guh) County coroner confirmed today that 48-year-old Russell King Sr. died from the combined effects of heroin and alcohol. A family member found King dead at his home in February.
CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio teacher has been fired following allegations that he told a black student who said he wanted to become president that the nation didn't need another black president. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Fairfield Board of Education voted 4-0 on yesterday to fire science teacher Gil Voigt. Voigt has said the student misquoted him.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - A son of Ohio Democratic gubernatorial candidate Larry Ealy (EE'-lee) has been accused of buying stolen identities online and using them to file fraudulent federal income tax returns for refunds. A federal grand jury returned an updated indictment against Lance Ealy this week. The 28-year-old Dayton man has pleaded not guilty.
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