DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Police say a security guard at a southwest Ohio truck stop fatally shot an Illinois man over the weekend. Dayton police say witnesses told them that Goran Sojic was acting erratically prior to the shooting Saturday night at Love's Travel Stop. Police say Sojic had reportedly been asked to leave and was running toward the security guard when he was shot.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio is seeing an uptick in online applications for Medicaid now that many low-income residents can sign up for the health program through a new website. The online enrollment option became available yesterday to children, pregnant women and adults who are newly eligible under an expansion of the federal-state program.
BELLEFONTAINE, Ohio (AP) - A former western Ohio high school band director found guilty in a case involving sexual conduct with female students has been sentenced to 7 1/2 years in prison. The Bellefontaine Examiner reports 35-year-old John Shook of DeGraff could have faced up to 39 years at his sentencing yesterday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio wants the state prisons agency to drop a ban on media interviews by inmates convicted in the 1993 Lucasville prison riot. Four reporters and five inmates represented by the ACLU say the long-standing ban is unconstitutional and meant only to stifle public discussion of the riot.
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