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Mom Allegedly Allowed Drug Dealer To Rape Daughter In Return For Heroin

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.26.2015 | Crime

An Ohio mom accused of providing her 11-year-old daughter to a drug dealer for sex in exchange for heroin pleaded not guilty today. April Corcoran,...

2 Men Indicted In Slaying Of Elderly Couple

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 03.09.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — An indictment released Monday indicates that an elderly Ohio couple whose bodies were found in their burned-out car last month had ...

Man Arrested After Calling 911 To Report Wife Stole His Cocaine

AP | Posted 03.06.2015 | Crime

ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) — Police say a northeast Ohio man called 911 to report that his wife stole his cocaine and was then arrested himself. The Revie...

Ohio Police Chief's Brother Killed; Girlfriend Shoots Self

AP | Posted 02.25.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) -- Authorities say the brother of Cleveland's police chief has been killed and the girlfriend suspected in his death shot herself when ...

Ohio Girl, 11, Charged With Murder In Death Of 2-Month-Old Baby

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 02.10.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — An 11-year-old suburban girl has been charged with murder in the beating death of a 2-month-old who was staying overnight with her ...

JUDGE: "This Community Bids You Goodbye"

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 03.16.2015 | Crime

BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) — A man on a cocaine binge fatally beat or strangled four others at their homes — in one case, using his own shoestrings — th...

Police Union: Ohio Man Shot At Airport Had Frozen Urine In Vehicle

AP | Posted 01.08.2015 | Crime

A police union official says a bomb squad found containers of frozen urine in the vehicle of man who police say lunged at an officer with a knife and ...

Judge To Walmart Shoplifter: Write A Letter To Your Kids!

Associated Press | Posted 01.02.2015 | Crime

LOGAN, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who had her children help her shoplift from a Wal-Mart has been ordered to write them a letter explaining what she ...

2015 Is Off To A Violent Start

Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

While millions of merrymakers around the country welcomed in the new year, police around the U.S. were busy responding to numerous reports of criminal...

Missing Maryland Toddler's Body Found In Ohio Creek

Reuters | Brendan O'Brien | Posted 01.01.2015 | Crime

(Reuters) - The body of a missing 14-month-old Maryland boy was found on Wednesday in a central Ohio creek after his mother claimed she had abandoned ...

David Lohr

Missing Pregnant Woman 'Was Happy' Before She Disappeared: Grandmother

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.30.2014 | Crime

Authorities in Ohio are searching for clues in the disappearance of a young woman who disappeared after telling her family she was pregnant. Shasta...

Uncle Of Boy, 12, Shot By Officer Calls For Change

AP | Posted 12.04.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — The uncle of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by a Cleveland police officer told mourners at a memorial serv...

Authorities To Release Video Of 12-Year-Old Boy Shot By Police Officer

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 01.26.2015 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a 12-year-old boy carrying a pellet gun fired within 1½ to 2 seconds of pulling up in his crui...

David Lohr

Wanted Woman Arrested After Demanding Police Remove Unflattering Facebook Photo

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.07.2014 | Crime

Ohio Police say a woman was so upset by the unflattering photo detectives posted to Facebook that she called them and demanded that it be removed, lea...

Ohio Man Pleads Not Guilty To 4 Slayings

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 09.15.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man charged in the slayings of four men found at their separate homes in the small Ohio city of Bucyrus pleaded not guilty M...

Hearing Set For Ohio Man Jailed After 4 Deaths

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 11.04.2014 | Crime

BUCYRUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man was charged with aggravated murder Thursday in the slayings of four men who were found in separate homes in one sma...

David Lohr

Daughter Of Missing College Professor Pleads For His Safe Return

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

The daughter of a missing Ohio college professor is pleading for information about her father, whom she says vanished two weeks ago under mysterious c...

WWII Vet, 86 Beaten Outside Ohio Hospital

AP | Posted 09.02.2014 | Crime

CINCINNATI (AP) — An 86-year-old World War II veteran was recovering Tuesday after being beaten outside a southwest Ohio hospital where he was visit...

Ohio Woman Sent To Prison For School Outburst

Associated Press | Posted 08.21.2014 | Crime

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son...

Family Of Man Fatally Shot At Wal-Mart Seeks Video

AP | LISA CORNWELL | Posted 08.12.2014 | Crime

CINCINNATI (AP) — Family members of a man fatally shot by police at a southwestern Ohio Wal-Mart believe store video will provide answers about what...

Police Kill Gun-Wielding Man At Ohio WalMart

AP | Posted 10.06.2014 | Crime

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — A man in a southwest Ohio Wal-Mart store waved a rifle at customers, including children, and was fatally shot by police whe...

Ohio Inmate Who Killed Ailing Wife Dies

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 09.14.2014 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 68-year-old Ohio man who said he acted out of love when he shot to death his ailing wife in her hospital bed died while serv...

David Lohr

Missing Ohio Teen Found Safe Near Erie, Pennsylvania

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 07.07.2014 | Crime

ANDOVER, Ohio -- Authorities in Ashtabula County, Ohio say a 15-year-old boy who went missing over the weekend while camping with his family has been ...

Man Dies Minutes After Being Sentenced To Jail

AP | Posted 06.26.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities in Cleveland say a man collapsed and died outside a courtroom minutes after a judge sentenced him to 60 days in jail fo...

Ohio Man Cited DUI Checkpoint Warning Sign

AP | MARK GILLISPIE | Posted 08.18.2014 | Crime

CLEVELAND (AP) — A suburban Cleveland man says police violated his First Amendment rights to free speech when they cited him for holding a sign warn...