Central Ohio Man Fighting Extradition On Murder Conviction

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Prosecutors say the Albanian government is clear that Hasani is the correct suspect.
12:21PM
July
9, 2014

A Groveport man who is fighting extradition to Albania to face prison on a murder conviction says authorities have got the wrong guy.

Men Charged With Leaving Overdose Victim On Roadside

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The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says Nicholas McCord (left) and Corey Roberts (center) left Jordyn Hollingsworth's body on a roadside after she died of a heroin overdose.
8:50AM
July 9, 2014

Two local men are charged with abuse of a corpse after police say they dumped a woman’s body on a secluded road after she died from an apparent heroin overdose.

Columbus Man Faces Death Penalty In Stabbing Death

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George Dumas, Jr. faces a death penalty indictment in the April stabbing death of Anna Eblen, 89, in her East Side home.
9:55AM
July
8, 2014

A Franklin County grand jury has returned a death penalty indictment against a man accused of killing an elderly East Side woman.

Maggots Found In Food At Prisons In Marysville, Trumbull County

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Aramark Correctional Services is a private company with the contract to feed Ohio prison inmates.
8:31AM
July
8, 2014

The private company charged with feeding Ohio prison inmates says maggots were found in food and serving equipment at two Ohio prisons.

Concealed Carry Group Sues OSU Over Gun Ban

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The lawsuit says the OSU policy violates state law because it bans students from keeping guns locked in their cars, which is permitted at universities under state law.
8:00AM
July 8, 2014

A pro concealed carry group has filed suit against Ohio State University, saying the school’s gun ban is too broad and violates state law.

Columbus Police Officer Accidentally Shoots Self

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It wasn't clear exactly how the shooting occurred. Police say the officer notified dispatchers about the injury.
12:14PM
July 2, 2014

Columbus police say an off-duty officer accidentally shot himself in the leg while in his own vehicle and then drove himself to a local hospital.

Harris, Others Subpoenaed In Attendance Rigging Probe

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The subpoenas come about a week after state education officials said about 60 district educators could have their teaching licenses revoked because of the district’s attendance rigging scandal.
8:23AM
July 1, 2014

The Ohio Department of Education has subpoenaed records on former Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris. It marks the first time that any investigator has publicly sought records related to Harris’ role in the district’s data-scrubbing scandal.

Zanesville Nursing Home Owner Faces 39 Charges

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12:28PM
June
27, 2014

A grand jury has indicted the owner of a Zanesville nursing home on 39 charges, including forgery, tampering with evidence, and Medicaid fraud.

Kasich Denies Any Involvement In Suarez Case

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Kasich says he "may have had a meeting with (Suarez) a long time ago", but he denies any involvement in the case against Suarez.
8:23AM
June 25, 2014

Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he “may have had a meeting” with embattled businessman Benjamin Suarez, but he says he’s not involved in the campaign finance case and Kasich’s testimony would serve no purpose.