OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a man stepped into traffic on a northeast Ohio highway and then set himself on fire. Ohio State Highway Patrol officials say 28-year-old Hugo Ramos of Cleveland pulled to the side of the highway, stepped into the road and was hit by a truck. Ramos then got up, retrieved a container of gasoline from his car, swallowed some of it, poured the rest on his body and then set himself on fire as three children sat in his car. He's hospitalized in Cleveland.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - State troopers say convicted Chardon High School shooter T.J. Lane was found with a pitchfork following his escape from prison last week. The State Highway Patrol says Lane didn't threaten officers with the pitchfork and investigators haven't determined where Lane got the tool.
CINCINNATI (AP) - Cincinnati's police chief says two officers fatally shot a man after he pointed a weapon at them. Chief Jeffrey Blackwell says officers went to a residence on Cincinnati's west side Sunday night following complaints about a man firing a weapon. Police say 37-year-old Christopher Mitchell was on his porch with a handgun and refused orders to put the weapon down.
WESTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Police in suburban Columbus have arrested a high school student following a threat of a school shooting scrawled on a school bathroom wall a week ago. Police in Westerville say they used video camera footage, more than 60 student interviews and reviews of handwriting samples to identify a suspect. He hasn't been named.
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