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Lancaster High School closed on Friday due to student receiving threatening message

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Lancaster City Schools said all other schools in the district will be on their normal schedule but there will be more law enforcement officers present.Read more

Coshocton County Sheriff’s Office searching for ‘dangerous, wanted’ man

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William Hartman is wanted on several felony warrants, including weapons charges and aggravated drug trafficking charges.Read more

Jury picks death for man who abducted, killed Florida girl

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The Jacksonville jury voted unanimously Thursday after about two hours of discussion that 62-year-old Donald Smith should receive the death penalty.Read more

Experts say schools need more counselors to deal with troubled students

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Ohio number is below the national average when it comes to the ratio of students to counselors.Read more

Columbus high school students protest gun violence, demand change

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Some high school students in Columbus say they've had enough of gun violence and they won't stay silent about it.Read more

Missouri governor indicted for allegedly taking compromising photo

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St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner launched an investigation in January after Greitens admitted to an affair with his St. Louis hairdresser that began in March 2015.Read more

Larry Nance Jr. to wear his dad's retired No. 22 with Cavs

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The Cavaliers will again have a No. 22, and he looks eerily familiar.Read more

Ex-Arkansas judge sentenced to 5 years in sexual favors case

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Joseph Boeckmann's lawyer had wanted home detention for the 72-year-old, and prosecutors said he should go to prison for just over three years.Read more

Florida man yells 'murderers!' as he's executed for slaying

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The governor's office said Eric Scott Branch, 47, was pronounced dead at 7:05 p.m. Thursday after receiving a lethal injection at Florida State Prison.Read more

Ohio State earns share of Big Ten women’s basketball title

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The title is the 16th for the Buckeyes.Read more

Columbus man convicted of fatally beating boy gets life sentence

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A judge sentenced 27-year-old Kurt Flood on Thursday in Columbus.Read more

Shooting survivors endure new assault - from online trolls

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One student was teased about being a "brown, bald lesbian." Another was the target of conspiracy theorists who claimed he was really an actor.Read more

Nurses seen on video laughing as WWII veteran dies indicted

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A Georgia grand jury has indicted two nurses and an aide in the death of an elderly patient.Read more

Classes canceled at Licking County middle school on Friday due to threat

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All other schools in the district will be open on Feb. 23.Read more

Community paramedicine reduces ER visits

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Mount Carmel Health collaborated with first responders two years ago to create a community paramedicine pilot program.Read more

Sheriff: Deputy on duty never entered school in Florida shooting

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Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel announced during a Thursday news conference that Deputy Scot Peterson resigned after being suspended without pay.Read more