CINCINNATI (AP) - A woman who police say overdosed on heroin with her boyfriend at a McDonald's play area near Cincinnati is facing trial. A non-jury trial for Tamica Jeffers is scheduled to get underway today in Hamilton County. She's charged with two misdemeanor counts of child endangering. Last week, a judge sentenced her boyfriend, Robert Palmer, to six months in jail.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Construction of a memorial at the Cleveland site where the remains of 11 women were found on a serial killer's property has been delayed because of a lack of funding for the project. WOIO-TV reports construction at Anthony Sowell's (SOH'-wehlz) former property won't start as planned on Mother's Day.
SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) - Firefighters and police officers from northern Ohio are planning to run in Toledo's Glass City Marathon next Sunday in memory of two firefighters killed in an apartment building fire near downtown Toledo in late January. At least one of the firefighters plans to run the entire marathon in his gear, adding an extra 40 pounds.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - After an injury-filled regular season, about the last thing the Pittsburgh Penguins needed or expected was a major struggle early in the playoffs. Yet, that's exactly what they're getting from the upstart Columbus Blue Jackets. The Blue Jackets shocked the Penguins 4-3 in two overtimes on Saturday night to tie their first-round Stanley Cup series at a game apiece. Game 3 is tonight in Columbus.
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