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Trial Delayed For Steubenville School Superintendent

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Lady Justice sits atop the Jefferson County Courthouse in downtown Steubenville.
12:51PM
October 7, 2014

The trial of suspended Steubenville schools superintendent Michael McVey has been delayed until Jan. 12.

Cleveland Serial Killer Of 11 Seeks New Trial

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The Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday over whether a convicted Cleveland serial killer deserves a new trial.
12:46PM
October 7, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing arguments by attorneys for a Cleveland killer of 11 women that he deserves a new trial because a hearing about the suppression of evidence was closed to the public.

Jury Recommends Death For Ohio Teen

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A 19 year old receives a death sentence for the murder of an 18 year old Navy recruit.
11:20AM
October
7, 2014

A jury in southwest Ohio has decided that a 19-year-old man should be executed for killing an 18-year-old U.S. Navy recruit.

Central Ohio Man Gets Life In Wife’s Killing

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David Shockey gets a life sentence after confessing he killed his wife.
10:53AM
October 7, 2014

A central Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison after admitting that he killed his wife and hid her body under some boxes in their basement.

Former Fairfield County Clerk, Husband To Serve Time For Theft

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David Smalley was sentenced to 18 months in prison, but can avoid that by spending 90 days in jail and staying out of trouble. Deborah Smalley was sentenced to 18 months behind bars.
9:56AM
October 7, 2014

A former county clerk in Fairfield County and her husband will each spend time behind bars for stealing thousands of dollars in salaries paid for work by county employees on her political campaigns.

Thousands of Ohio Students Physically Restrained Last Year

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A seclusion room at Beatty Park Elementary School in Columbus has a peephole in the door.
9:05AM
October
6, 2014

Early statistics show that more than one-third of Ohio’s public schools restrained at least one student during the last school year, and about 13 percent of public schools isolated children in seclusion rooms.

State Says Child Support Imprisonments Dropping

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Fewer Ohioans imprisoned for failure to pay child support
6:18PM
October 4, 2014

The state says the number of Ohioans imprisoned for failing to pay child support is dropping thanks to changes in the law meant to keep first-time low-level offenders out of prison.

State Crime Lab Releases Documents In Walmart Shooting

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John Crawford III was fatally shot by police after someone else in the Beavercreek called 911 to report someone was waving a gun at other customers. Crawford was holding what turned out to be an air rifle he picked up off a store shelf.
7:24AM
October
3, 2014

Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation has released details about the officer-involved shooting at a Dayton-area Walmart that left John Crawford III dead.

Prosecutors Want Death Penalty Drug Info Shielded

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Ohio prosecutors want laws to conceal drug makers that manufacture lethal drugs for executions.
12:52PM
October
2, 2014

Ohio prosecutors are pushing for laws that would shield the identity of pharmacies making a specialized dose of a lethal drug.

U.S. Supreme Court To Hear Ohio Child Abuse Case

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U. S. Supreme Court takes up Ohio's appeal on a child abuse case.
10:50AM
October
2, 2014

The Supreme Court will hear Ohio’s appeal of a court ruling that threw out the child abuse conviction of a Cleveland man.