YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors say an Ashland woman has been sentenced to 32 years in federal prison for enslaving a mentally disabled woman through threats and intimidation. A judge in Youngstown sentenced Jessica Hunt yesterday. A jury had convicted Hunt and her boyfriend of forced labor, conspiracy to defraud the U.S. and conspiracy to illegally obtain prescription drugs.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State University has fired the director of its celebrated marching band amid allegations he knew about and ignored "serious cultural issues" including sexual harassment. Jonathan Waters had led the band since 2012, and served in lesser capacities for a decade. His popular halftime shows drew millions of viewers on YouTube.
LORAIN, Ohio (AP) - A coroner's office say further tests and investigation are needed to determine what caused the death of a concertgoer found at a Lorain County landfill. Cleveland police say 22-year-old Cory Barron may have fallen down a garbage chute at Progressive Field in Cleveland and landed in a large waste container. The Fremont man went missing Friday night while attending a Jason Aldean concert at the Cleveland Indians' home stadium.
CINCINNATI (AP) - A lawsuit alleging a police officer used excessive force when he fatally shot a 16-year-old boy in a struggle in downtown Cincinnati has been dismissed. A judge has determined that Officer Oscar Cyranek acted reasonably in self-defense when he shot Davon Mullins in 2011.
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