YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Two people in Ohio have been found guilty of enslaving a mentally disabled woman for two years with her young child. Jurors in a Youngstown federal court handed down guilty verdicts yesterday on charges including forced labor conspiracy against 27-year-old Jordie Callahan and 32-year-old Jessica Hunt. Prosecutors say the woman was sexually and physically abused and forced to do housework. They say she and the child were threatened with a python or pit bulls.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's four casinos saw gains in revenue last month after the facilities reported lackluster figures in January and December. The Ohio Casino Control Commission reports yesterday that total revenue for the facilities approached $66.8 million in February. That's up from roughly $59.7 million in January.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - Police in Ohio say a man walked into a middle school and lured a 12-year-old girl into an empty office, where he fondled her. School officials tell the Akron Beacon Journal the man got into the Akron building Wednesday by walking through the front door as a vendor left. Police say the man took two laptop computers and two cameras before fondling the girl.
CINCINNATI (AP) - A spokeswoman for Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he was remaining in a Cincinnati hospital overnight after a bout of vertigo. DeWine spokeswoman Lisa Hackley says in a statement that DeWine is feeling much better after earlier feeling ill prior to a speaking engagement in Cincinnati. He's expected to be released today.
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