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Attorneys oppose request to schedule 2nd execution attempt

Attorneys oppose request to schedule 2nd execution attempt

COLUMBUS (AP) — Attorneys for a convicted Ohio killer who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009 are opposing a request to set a new execution date.
Death row inmate Romell Broom was sentenced to die for abducting, raping and killing 14-year-old Tryna Middleton in Cleveland in 1984.
The state stopped Broom's execut ... (full story)


Bengals' Adam 'Pacman' Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges

Bengals' Adam 'Pacman' Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is being charged with a felony for a January confrontation with hotel security guards, police and a nurse.
A felony charge of harassment with a bodily substance, for allegedly spitt ... (full story)


Ohio attorney general program to help children of addicts

Ohio attorney general program to help children of addicts

COLUMBUS (AP) — Children hurt by their parents' addictions to painkillers and heroin will get help under a pilot program announced last Wednesday targeting 14 southern Ohio counties hit hard by the state's opiate epidemic.
The $3.6 million effort will provide intensive trauma counseling and other services to children abused ... (full story)


Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant's cooling tower, which soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized lighthouse, brings with it some give-and-take.
On the plus side, it generates tax money that once paid for a high school swimming pool and auditorium. Then there are the ... (full story)


Ohio doctors employ virtual reality to train for trauma care

COLUMBUS (AP) — Dr. Arishi Abdulaziz put on a headset, moved his hands slightly and immersed himself into a virtual world.
But this was no video game. Abdulaziz was "standing" in a trauma bay at OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, amid a medical team treating a car crash victim.
He watched the team cut off the pat ... (full story)