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Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a dog that attacked a police canine during a community event in Columbus yesterday.

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The Cleveland Browns, who last week traded out of the number 2 spot in the first round of the NFL draft, traded down last night to the 15th spot and selected Baylor wide receiver Corey Coleman.

WCBE Files

The Ohio Board of Education has picked eight finalists for the state superintendent's job. 

Butler County Sheriff's Office

The Butler County teen accused of shooting students in a school cafeteria has pleaded guilty to four delinquency counts of attempted murder and one count of inducing panic. 

The Central Ohio Transit Authority says it's real-time bus tracking service will be available to the public next Friday, May 6.

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission says the controversial power purchase agreements allowing two Ohio utilities to impose short-term rate increases cannot take effect until the agency approves them.

U.S. Attorney's Office

Federal prosecutors say a former Reynoldsburg police lieutenant has agreed to plead guilty to falsifying warrants and stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars in money and property during drug investigations  for over a decade. 

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Demolition of an apartment complex Whitehall police say is a public safety hazard could start next year. 

The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee says the state is saving more than 10 million dollars a year by using a private company to feed inmates, but complaints have sharply increased.

Operators of Mad River Mountain ski resort in Logan County have released drawings of a new lodge that will replace the one destroyed by fire last year.

The Ohio House has approve a Senate-passed measure authorizing a sales tax holiday this summer.

The Central Ohio Transit Authority is heading to the ballot this November to renew a 10-year old, quarter percent sales and use tax that has helped the agency double its service since 2006. 

Sixteen percent of Ohioans lived in poverty last year, and nearly a third were under the federal poverty line for at least a portion of of 2015.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohioans with health problems who want medical marijuana are starting to take sides over which plan they support.

A new study shows Ohio and the U.S. are making progress in preparing for, responding to, and recovering from the health effects of natural disasters or other large scale emergencies.

cleveland.com

The mother of the 12-year-old boy shot and killed by Cleveland police is scheduled to be the keynote speaker at a ceremony marking the 46th anniversary of the Kent State University shootings. 

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is tight-lipped about the investigation into the murders of eight family members in Pike County last week.

Two people were shot this afternoon just north of the Ohio State University in what Columbus Police say was a home invasion.  

WCBE Files

The Columbus priest accused of sexually abusing a boy in the 1970s died of cancer on Sunday at the age of 72.

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office

Sentencing is pending for a volunteer Bloom-Carroll High School softball coach who has pleaded guilty to charges of stealing from team fundraisers.

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