COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence of a man condemned to die for shooting a woman at a Cleveland laundry mat. The court's 6-1 ruling came in the case of Jeremiah Jackson, convicted of killing Tracy Pickryl in 2009 at the end of a crime spree in Cleveland, Sandusky and Lorain.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Authorities say an 86-year-old World War II veteran is recovering after being beaten outside a southwest Ohio hospital where he was visiting his ailing wife. WCPO-TV reports that Paul Browning was outside Good Samaritan Hospital when the attack happened Sunday. Officers arrested 30-year-old Craig Phelps.
ELIZABETHTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Authorities plan to resume the search today for a young boy who fell into a southwest Ohio river. Emergency crews suspended the search for the child in the Great Miami River at about 11:30 last night. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the child, who is 8 to 10 years old, fell into the river at about 4 p.m. yesterday as his family fished in Elizabethtown, west of Cincinnati, near the Ohio-Indiana line.
NEW YORK (AP) - Dominion Resources, Duke Energy and other partners have proposed building a $5 billion natural gas pipeline to connect the Southeast with the prodigious supplies of natural gas being produced in Pennsylvania, Ohio and West Virginia. The 550-mile project will begin in Harrison County, West Virginia and stretch to Robeson County, North Carolina, in the southern part of the state.
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