URBANA, Ohio (AP) - A 15-year-old Ohio boy accused of killing his father's longtime girlfriend will be tried as an adult. The Springfield News-Sun reports defense attorney Darrell Heckman says a judge ordered the case transferred to Champaign County Common Pleas Court. The boy was 14 when Heidi Fay Taylor was slain in April. He told a 911 dispatcher that an alternate personality killed Taylor. He pleaded not guilty to an aggravated murder charge in juvenile court.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A proposed bill in the Ohio House would create exceptions for the release of police body camera footage, including video shot inside a home. The bill would also prohibit release of video if it's considered a confidential investigatory record, taken inside a business, or records the victim of a sex crime. The legislation was supported by Columbus Mayor Andrew Ginther. He pushed for an initiative that will outfit 1,300 Columbus officers with body cameras by the end of next year.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Officials in an Ohio school district have voted to reinstate a ban on religious music at graduation ceremonies. The Columbus Dispatch reports the Columbus Board of Education voted unanimously on the ban Tuesday. The district previously had the ban in place, but officials say it was accidently left out when the board updated their policies two years ago.
MUNCIE, Ind. (AP) - Gus Ragland threw three touchdown passes and Miami (Ohio) controlled Ball State from the outset to hand the Cardinals their ninth straight loss in a 28-7 contest that served as the season finale for both teams. Ragland threw first-quarter touchdown passes of 11 and 7 yards to Sam Martin and Jared Murphy.
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