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Driver sentenced to probation for hit-skip crash that injured bicyclist

The driver in a hit-and-run crash that seriously injured a bicyclist more than a year ago in Norwich Township was placed on probation today for three years as part of a plea agreement. Randall E. Pennington, 43, of Royal Meadow Lane in Grove City, pleaded guilty in February to failing to stop after a crash and attempted tampering with evidence for replacing his broken windshield.

Foster parent indicted on sexual-battery charges

Officials at the Buckeye Ranch plan to ask the state to revoke the foster-parent license of a South Side man who was indicted yesterday on 12 counts of sexual battery. Herbert C. King Jr., 42, is accused of engaging in oral and anal sex acts with a teenage boy who had been placed in his home at 3801 Barkwillow Lane.

Culprit in deadly botulism outbreak narrowed to six food samples

Preliminary tests show that six food samples taken from a Lancaster church potluck have tested positive for botulism, according to the Ohio Department of Health. Twenty cases of botulism have been confirmed among those who attended the potluck at the Cross Pointe Free Will Baptist Church on Sunday, said Ohio Department of Health spokeswoman Michelle LoParo.


Starbucks: Computer outage fixed; stores to reopen Saturday

SEATTLE (AP) — A computer outage affecting thousands of Starbucks stores that forced the chain to give away free drinks Friday before closing many stores early was resolved after several hours.

Protesters plan to 'shut down' Baltimore as questions remain

BALTIMORE (AP) — Protesters who've been holding near-daily demonstrations this week over the death of Freddie Gray are promising their biggest march yet a day after the Baltimore Police Department acknowledged that it failed to get him the medical attention he needed after his arrest.

2009 memo describes concerns about Oklahoma reserve deputy

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Several members of an Oklahoma sheriff's department raised serious concerns years ago about the performance and training of a volunteer deputy now charged in the fatal shooting of a restrained suspect, according to a report released by lawyers for the dead man's family.

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