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Prosecutors, Defense Lay Out Case As Steubenville Trial Begins

The eastern Ohio community has been divided over the case that's drawn worldwide news coverage for its intertwining with social media and calls for justice by the hacker group Anonymous.
March 13, 2013

After months of worldwide attention, the trial of two Steubenville high school football players accused of raping a 16-year-old girl is under way.

Ohio AG: More Charges Possible After Rape Trial

A Steubenville rape case involving members of the high school football team has garnered national attention.
March 4, 2013

Ohio’s attorney general says he’ll announce after the upcoming rape trial of two high school football players whether charges will be brought against others.

Columbus Man Disappears After Learning Of Rape Investigation

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4, 2013

Authorities said Ahmed S. Kadi, 49, abandoned his job after learning he was under investigation. Police think he may be trying to return to the Middle East.

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

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

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

Wittenberg Professor Arrested On Rape, Kidnapping Charges

Wittenberg University in Springfield, Ohio.
25, 2012

Authorities say a teenager who fought off an attacker and grabbed the man’s cellphone led to the arrest of a Wittenberg University professor on rape and kidnapping charges.

Cincinnati Man Pleads Guilty To 1975 Murder Of Whitehall Girl

Robert Meyer was arrested last September and pleaded guilty Monday to the 1975 slaying of 17-year-old Karen Adams.
May 7, 2012

17-year-old Karen Adamswent missing in 1975 while walking to a friend’s house. Her body was found in a ditch the next day in Blacklick.

Man Caught In Mexico Faces OH Child Rape Sentence

Man captured in Mexico for raping Ohio girl to be sentenced in southwest Ohio.
15, 2012

A man captured in Mexico and then convicted for kidnapping and raping a 9-year-old Ohio girl is to be sentenced Thursday in southwest Ohio.

Two More Indictments Issued In Firebombing Case

The blaze at the woman's home was ruled arson after investigators say they discovered gasoline at the scene.
11, 2011

Two more people have been indicted on charges of firebombing the house of a 71-year-old rape victim.

Ohio State Students Unaware Of Sign-Up For Crime Emails

4, 2010

Ohio State university earlier this week issued a crime alert after a student was sexually assaulted outside a laboratory. Federal Law mandates Universities and colleges notify students when a serious crime happens on campus. But not everyone on the OSU campus received the alert. WOSU reports there’s some confusion, at least among students, about who gets those emailed crime alerts.

Possible Rape Suspect in Custody

29, 2008

Police in Columbus say they have a man in custody who is a potential suspect in a series of rapes dating back to June. Seven women reported being assaulted since then.