COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio State University says more than 100 former students have provided firsthand accounts of sexual misconduct by the now-dead team physician at the center of an ongoing investigation. Independent investigators are reviewing allegations against Richard Strauss involving male athletes from 14 sports and other students. University President Michael Drake says more than 200 former students and university employees have been interviewed and the university is committed to learning the truth.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio Gov. John Kasich has delayed the execution of a killer who was set to die in September after he said the inmate's attorneys stopped working on the case. The decision Friday by the Republican governor moves the scheduled execution of Cleveland Jackson from September to May 2019. Jackson was sentenced to die for the 2002 shooting of a 17-year-old girl in Lima during a robbery.
CINCINNATI (AP) - An Ohio man who authorities say confessed to fatally throwing an 8-month-old boy against a wall has pleaded not guilty to charges. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports 33-year-old Domynyk Gilliam was arrested Thursday by Colerain Township police. He appeared Friday in court on murder, felonious assault and child endangerment charges. A judge set bond at $450,000.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio woman convicted of killing her boyfriend's infant son has been sentenced to life in prison with no parole eligibility for 23 years. The Blade reports a judge in Toledo called 41-year-old Angie Walker a "depraved individual" before sentencing her Thursday in the death of 7-month-old Levi Ashley. Walker continues to maintain that she's innocent. Her attorney said evidence didn't explain the baby's death and asked the judge to appoint another attorney to work on Walker's appeal.
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