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Former A.G. Raises Questions About Conviction

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8:53AM
April
8, 2014

Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted.

Ohio Authorities Seek Help Solving 15 Homicides

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Kenneth Crawford was murdered on April 25, 2007 in Columbus' Weinland Park neighborhoods.
2:17PM
February 19, 2014

Ohio authorities are asking the public’s help in solving 15 mostly drug-related homicides that police say share common threads.

Family Promises Lawsuit Over 25-Minute Execution

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The 53-year-old McGuire was sentenced for the 1989 rape and fatal stabbing of Joy Stewart in western Ohio's Preble County.
11:00AM
January 16, 2014

Dennis McGuire’s attorney Allen Bohnert called the convicted killer’s death “a failed, agonizing experiment” and added: “The people of the state of Ohio should be appalled at what was done here today in their names.”

Cleveland Police Consider Transgender Slayings “Crimes Of Hate”

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A disabled, transgender woman was found slain at an assistant living care facility. Another transgender woman was shot in the head in a vehicle.
9:56AM
December
16, 2013

A deputy police chief says federal authorities would have to decide whether to try the cases under hate crime law, but police are calling them “crimes of hate.”

Neighbor Arrested For Murder Of 9-Year-Old Girl

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The Wayne County Sheriff's Office says 24-year-old Jerrod Metsker was arrested on a murder charge Sunday, about 12 hours after the body of Reann Murphy was found.
8:26AM
December 16, 2013

The Wayne County sheriff wouldn’t say how Reann Murphy was killed or offer a motive. He described the accused killer, Jerrod Metsker, as a family friend and neighbor.

Grove City Boy Dies Two Days After Being Shot

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Jaiden Dixon, 9, died after being shot in the face by Danny Thorton, his mother's ex-boyfriend.
8:26AM
November 25, 2013

A 9-year-old boy who police say was the first targeted in a string of shootings by his mother’s ex-boyfriend has died from his injuries.

Judge Revokes Bond After Ohio Ex-Doctor’s Plea

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A Delaware judge Thursday revoked the $1 million bond for convicted killer Ali Salim. Salim pleaded guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Deanna Ballman and her unborn baby last summer.
3:19PM
November 7, 2013

A former Ohio doctor who pleaded guilty to killing an expectant mother is headed to jail following a judge’s decision to revoke his $1 million bond.

Former Ohio Doctor Guilty In Expectant Mom’s Death

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Dr. Ali Salim Thursday pleads guilty to two counts of involuntary manslaughter in the death of Deanna Ballman and her unborn baby last summer.
12:24PM
October 24, 2013

A former Ohio doctor has pleaded guilty in the heroin death of an expectant mother who died after answering a Craigslist ad.

Boy Charged With Fatally Stabbing Jogger In Westerville Park

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55-year-old Jane Juergens was killed Sunday night on a trail at Ridgewood Park.
8:31AM
October
22, 2013

Police say 55-year-old Jane Juergens was killed Sunday night on a trail at Ridgewood Park. She had been stabbed multiple times.

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.