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Ohio planned Tuesday to move a condemned killer to the state death house as it begins preparations for its first execution in several months.

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Several ex-wrestlers at Ohio State University on Tuesday countered allegations that U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan turned a blind eye to alleged abuse of athletes by a former university team doctor decades ago.

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On paper, Richard Strauss was a well-regarded Ohio State University physician who examined young athletes for decades as a team doctor and sports-medicine researcher.

Some former athletes recall him differently: Locker-room voyeur. Serial groper. "Dr. Jelly Paws."

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U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan said on Wednesday he never knew of sexual abuse by a now-dead doctor who examined wrestlers Jordan helped coach decades ago at The Ohio State University.

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Staff complacency, supervision problems, and outdated security policies and orders are among problems identified at Ohio's highest-security prisons following an attack on a correctional officer earlier this year that landed the officer in the hospital for weeks with multiple stab wounds, according to a report.

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The man charged with providing the gun used to kill two Westerville Police officers has pleaded guilty and now faces up to 10 years in prison.

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Judges would assess defendants' likelihood of skipping out on court appearances based on a variety of factors instead of a strict system of cash bail, under measures being considered by Ohio lawmakers.

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A condemned killer is asking the Ohio Parole Board for mercy, saying he experienced a "homosexual panic" of self-revulsion before killing a man he picked up at a bar more than 30 years ago.

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From the day of his arrest in 1994 for fatally shooting three people, Kevin Keith has proclaimed his innocence. He pointed to alibi witnesses who placed him elsewhere, an alternative suspect and a host of inconsistencies in the evidence against him.

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Court-ordered costs owed by an Ohio death row inmate – who killed his girlfriend and her 83-year-old father – are keeping the prisoner so poor he can't afford basics like shoes or boots, civil rights lawyers say.

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