COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Members of Ohio's Somali community are condemning a truck bombing in Somalia's capital that killed more than 300 people and injured hundreds more. Horsed Noah is the outreach director of Somali Islamic Centers of Ohio, a group representing six Somali mosques and religious centers in central Ohio. Noah says his group condemns the bombing, supports Somali's current government, and calls on people to help victims financially.
CLEVELAND (AP) - A prosecutor says two men have each been indicted on rape and other charges in separate cold cases in Cleveland. Cuyahoga County's prosecutor said Monday a grand jury indicted 48-year-old Daniel Fridley on charges that also include felonious assault in the 2002 case where the victim was a legally blind woman. O'Malley says 54-year-old Darryl Williams was indicted on charges including kidnapping in the 1998 case where the victim was a 16-year-old girl. Court records don't show defense attorneys.
EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) - A former suburban Cleveland police officer accused of assaulting two women with a sex toy during an illegal traffic stop has been sentenced to six months in prison. Cleveland.com reports former East Cleveland Officer Kenneth Bolton Jr. was sentenced Monday in Cuyahoga County. He pleaded guilty last month to gross sexual imposition and interfering with civil rights charges. His attorney says Bolton had a distinguished career, but had a lapse of judgment.
IRONTON, Ohio (AP) - A man charged in the slayings of three adults and a young boy in southern Ohio continues to be held without bond. The Ironton Tribune reports 23-year-old Arron Lawson waived his bond hearing on Monday in Ironton Municipal Court. He had been ordered held without bond on Saturday after his arrest in Lawrence County on Friday. He's charged in the shooting deaths of 28-year-old Stacey Jackson, 50-year-old Donald McGuire, 43-year-old Tammie McGuire and Jackson's son, 7-year-old Devin Holston.
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