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Ohio woman sentenced in murder-for-hire plot

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) – An Ohio woman accused of arranging to have her estranged husband killed has been sentenced to eight years in prison. Forty-two-year-old Shelly Carter was sentenced Thursday in southwestern Ohio. The Middletown woman earlier pleaded guilty to attempted conspiracy to commit aggravated murder. Middletown police say Carter …

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Man charged in slaying of Ohio mother found dead in car

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) – A man has been indicted on charges including aggravated murder in the slaying of a woman found fatally shot in a car with her unharmed 6-month-old daughter in southwestern Ohio. Montgomery County’s prosecutor said in a statement Thursday that 35-year-old Brandon Carr also has been indicted …

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Wellington downs Lima Perry 68-47 in Division IV semifinal

By CRAIG MERZAssociated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Solomon Pierre-Louis scored 16 points and Columbus Wellington quelled a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Lima Perry 68-47 in a boys Division IV semifinal. It happened Thursday at Value City Arena. The Jaguars play for their first title against Cleveland Heights Lutheran East …

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Ohio paying 2 men declared wrongfully imprisoned $1.45M each

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Ohio has agreed to pay about $1.45 million each to two men declared wrongfully imprisoned for more than 16 years in a woman’s 1988 slaying. The Ohio Court of Claims announced Thursday it has approved a settlement between the state and Robert Gondor and Randy Resh. …

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Troopers: Ohio National Guard Humvee swiped from armory

STOW, Ohio (AP) – State troopers in Ohio are looking out for a stolen vehicle that shouldn’t be hard to miss. The State Highway Patrol says someone cut through a fence at the Ohio National Guard Armory in Stow, about 8 miles (13 kilometers) north of Akron, and made off …

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Delta flight returns to Cincinnati due to ‘smoky odor’

HEBRON, Ky. (AP) – A Delta flight from Cincinnati to Orlando, Florida, went back to the airport after a smoky odor was detected in the back of the plane. Delta spokesman Michael Thomas said in an email the 148 customers on board were given a different aircraft Thursday “out of …

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Former NFL running back Trent Richardson denies abuse

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) – Former NFL and Alabama running back Trent Richardson is denying charges that he hit his former girlfriend, who is the mother of his four children. Richardson told Al.com (http://bit.ly/2o90Dru ) in an interview published Thursday that he would never strike a female. He says his February …

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Multi-format reporter Dake Kang to join AP Cleveland bureau

CLEVELAND (AP) – Multi-format journalist Dake Kang is joining the Cleveland staff of The Associated Press after reporting for the news cooperative in Bangkok, Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey. Kang will report in Ohio and western Pennsylvania during an eight-month temporary assignment starting April 17. The appointment was announced …

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Sports Minute: Here is the latest Ohio sports news from The Associated Press

DENVER (AP) – Wilson Chandler scored 18 points in his return from a pulled groin and provided stellar defense on LeBron James in the Denver Nuggets’ 126-113 victory over the Cleveland Cavaliers last night. Kyrie Irving lead the Cavs with 33 points but James had just 18 and the two …

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