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Ohio Prisons, Private Vendor, Developing New Menu

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The Ohio Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is working with Food service vendor Aramark to create a new menu in the state's prisons.
23, 2014

Ohio’s prisons agency says it’s working with the private vendor hired to feed inmates to develop a new menu for the fall and winter.

Tow Truck Driver Hit, Killed In SE Columbus

The accident happened on State Route 104 near Lockbourne Rd. late Monday.
September 23, 2014

Police say a tow-truck driver hooking up a vehicle was struck and killed by a car that went out of control on State Route 104.

Grand Jury Session Underway In Walmart Shooting

John Crawford III was fatally shot by police inside a Beavercreek Walmart store ;last month. His family has called the shooting unjustified.
22, 2014

A grand jury has started looking into the fatal shooting of a man by police in a Dayton-area Walmart to determine whether charges should be filed in the case that has drawn national attention.

Student Fight Punctuates First Day Of Reynoldsburg Teachers Strike

19, 2014

A fight among several students broke out at Livingston High School in Reynoldsburg late this morning with about a half-dozen police officers responding.

Inmate Escapes From Ohio Correctional Facility

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An Ohio inmate escapes from Northwest Community Correction Center in Bowling Green on Wednesday night.
18, 2014

Authorities say they are searching for an inmate who escaped from a northwest Ohio correctional facility.

Guard, Inmate, Injured In Ohio Prison Escape

A prison guard and an inmate were injured last week during a prison escape last week near Lima.
17, 2014

The state says a guard and an inmate were injured in last week’s escape involving a convicted killer of three high school students.

Central Ohio Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Charges In Fatal Crash

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16, 2014

A 20-year-old central Ohio woman has pleaded not guilty to two felony charges in a weekend crash that left a motorcyclist dead and his 7-year-old passenger with serious injuries.

OSU Student Suspect In Weekend Rape

Ohio State University police say a 19 year old student is a suspect in a reported campus rape last weekend.
16, 2014

Ohio State University police are investigating a reported rape they say involves a 19 year old student suspect.

Arrest In Week-Old Central Ohio School Threat

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The suspect of a threatened school shooting in Westerville was taken to the Franklin County Juvenile Detention Center.
September 15, 2014

Police in suburban Columbus have arrested a high school student following a threat of a school shooting scrawled on a school bathroom wall a week ago.

Man Pleads ‘Not Guilty’ To 4 Bucyrus Slayings

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41 year old Donald Hoffman Monday entered 'not guilty' pleas to charges he murdered four men.
September 15, 2014

A man has pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder, robbery and other charges in the deaths of four men at their homes in Bucyrus. Donald Hoffman is charged on 21 counts for the slayings. Some counts include specifications for a potential death penalty.