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Ohio offers extra hunting days for mourning doves


Ohio will allow extra days for hunting mourning doves this year. More>>

Ohio authorities say 2 killed in small plane crash


FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in northwest Ohio say two people have been killed in an overnight small plane crash. The Hancock County sheriff's office says the crash apparently occurred at about 1 a.m. EDT Sunday. Investigators were still at the scene Sunday and little other information was available immediately. The plane crashed near a county road just northeast of the city of Findlay. The city has a small general aviation airport, but authorities were still investigating where the plan... More>>

Cincinnati man wins grueling, 135-mile foot race

A Cincinnati man has won what is widely considered the most grueling race in all of running. More>>

2 wounded in Ohio mall, police blame gangs


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Two teens have been arrested following gunfire that wounded two people and sent shoppers scrambling in a central Ohio mall. Columbus police say they are being held on charges of felonious assault after a 63-year-old man and 17-year-old male suffered gunshot wounds to their legs Friday afternoon at the Eastland Mall. They were treated at a hospital and police say their wounds weren't considered life-threatening. The Columbus Dispatch reports that police blame a clash bet... More>>

Police ID 3 kids killed in Philly carjacking crash


PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia police are identifying the three children killed by carjackers who crashed into their sidewalk fruit stand and then fled. The children's mother, 34-year-old Keisha Williams, remains critically injured. A police spokeswoman on Saturday identifies Williams' slain children as 15-year-old Keiearra (kee-AHR'-uh) Williams, 10-year-old Thomas Reed and 7-year-old Terrence Moore. Police say they died Friday after two men carjacked a real estate agent, then lost contro... More>>

Pa. farm supplying White House Christmas tree chosen


ALLEGAN, Mich. (AP) - The White House Christmas Tree will come from a farm in Lehighton, Pennsylvania, following a judging competition in Michigan. The Kalamazoo Gazette reports that Chris Botek of Crystal Springs Tree Farm has been announced Saturday as the National Christmas Tree and Wreath Contests 2014 grand champion. In October, White House representatives will select an 18½-foot-tall tree from Botek's farm for the Blue Room. The farm was selected by a panel of growers, industry experts... More>>

Cincinnati charity wants to house immigrant kids

A Cincinnati charity says it has applied for a federal grant aimed at bringing to Ohio some of the immigrant children who have flooded across the U.S. border recently. More>>

Paul: End disparity between cocaine sentencing

CINCINNATI (AP) - U.S. Sen. Rand Paul will introduce legislation on Friday that will eliminate federal sentencing disparities between crack and powder cocaine. Paul made the announcement during a speech to the National Urban League's annual convention. It is the latest in a series of proposals Paul has introduced that are designed to correct the racial imbalance of the nation's criminal justice system in advance of a possible 2016 run for president. Crack cocaine carries stiffer penalties th... More>>

Northwest Ohio mechanic killed in freak accident

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) - A northwest Ohio auto mechanic has died after a fan blade broke off a car he was working on and struck him in the neck and face. A Fremont city police official says 44-year-old Donnovan Roth was dead by the time officers arrived at the garage where the man worked Thursday afternoon. Fremont is about 40 miles southeast of Toledo. Capt. James White says Roth was working on a car around 4:20 p.m. when it backfired and a blade from the fan broke off, cut through a hose and s... More>>

Boy pleads guilty in other teen's death in Ohio

CINCINNATI (AP) - A 13-year-old boy accused of fatally shooting his 13-year-old friend at a home in southwestern Ohio has pleaded guilty to a juvenile charge of reckless homicide. Court officials say the teen also pleaded guilty Friday in Hamilton County Juvenile Court to a juvenile count of misdemeanor theft. Green Township police say the accidental shooting occurred while the boys were playing with a revolver. Police say the boy who died last month was shot at his home with the gun that wa... More>>

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