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Ohio Teen Pleads Guilty In Killings Of 2 Brothers

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Eighteen-year old Michael Fey, 18, was arrested in the parking lot of this gas station at the corner of W. Broad St. and Hague Ave. in the Hilltop neighborhood. Fey pleaded guilty Tuesday to killing two brothers.
11:57AM
October
15, 2013

An 18-year-old man has pleaded guilty in the slayings of two teen brothers in northwest Ohio.

Supreme Court Considers Sixth Trial For Same Murder

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Christopher Anderson was locked up on Aug. 22, 2002, charged with strangling Amber Zurcher to death. Since then, he’s been put on trial five times. Twice, the case ended in mistrials, twice in hung juries and once, his conviction was overturned on appeal.
8:56AM
October
9, 2013

Justices heard arguments from the state and attorneys for a man who’s seen two mistrials, two hung juries, and one overturned conviction over the last 11 years.

Gov. Kasich Rejects Clemency For Condemned Ohio Killer Of 2

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Governor Kasich denies clemency for condemned killer Harry Mitts.
7:32AM
September 19, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has rejected clemency for a condemned killer of two men, including a suburban Cleveland police officer who had rushed to the scene of the shooting.

Body Found In Ohio House Fire Leads To 3 Arrests

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Three men are in custody for the murder of 56 year old Rick Rundblad.
9:39AM
September
17, 2013

Three men have been arrested on murder charges in connection with the body of a man found when firefighters were battling a house fire in central Ohio.

Authorities Identify Final Two Victims In East Cleveland

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7:32AM
July
24, 2013

All three women whose bodies were found wrapped in trash bags in northeast Ohio have been identified.

Teen Accused Of Killing Brothers Pleads Not Guilty

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Fay told officers that the Romes brothers were dead and pointed authorities to their bodies after he was found with a stolen car in Columbus.
8:04AM
May
22, 2013

A 17-year-old boy charged with killing two teenage brothers in northwest Ohio has pleaded not guilty.

Court: Reconsider Ohio Inmate’s DNA Test Request

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The Ohio Supreme Court said a judge should reconsider an inmate's request for new DNA testing.
1:40PM
May
2, 2013

The Ohio Supreme Court said a judge should reconsider an inmate’s request for new DNA testing on a cigarette butt from the scene of a double murder that led to the prisoner’s death sentence.

Activist Pushes For Quicker Tracking Of Phones During Emergencies

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6:41PM
March
13, 2013

Wireless companies can already track the location of virtually every cellphone in their coverage areas. Ohio legislators are considering passing a new law that would make sure that ability can be quickly used in emergencies.

New Albany Doc Pleads Not Guilty In Pregnant Woman’s Death

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Dr. Ali Salim pleads not guilty to charges he killed Deanna Ballman and her unborn baby last summer.
3:50PM
February 21, 2013

A New Albany doctor charged with raping and killing a pregnant woman has pleaded not guilty.

New Albany Doctor Charged With Murder Of Pregnant Woman

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Police have charged Dr. Ali Salim with administering a lethal dose of heroin to Deanna Ballman and her unborn baby last summer.
1:01PM
February 20, 2013

A New Albany doctor has been charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of Deanna Ballman and her unborn child.