News Minute: Here is the latest Ohio news from The Associated Press at 9:40 p.m. EDT
NAVARRE, Ohio (AP) - A natural gas pipeline explosion in Ohio has killed a man doing maintenance work. The explosion Monday killed a Columbia Gas Transmission pipeline worker and caused a large gas leak just south of Canton that forced authorities to evacuate the neighborhood. Gas odors drifted more than four miles away after the explosion sent natural gas spewing from a valve.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A woman has been indicted on involuntary manslaughter and child-endangering charges in the death of a 12-year-old boy who authorities say died from a fentanyl overdose during a sleepover at her Ohio apartment. Prosecutors say the boy found the drug atop a refrigerator when the baby sitter ran errands and left him and several other children at the home. Emergency crews called to the apartment found the boy unconscious.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio college student has pleaded guilty to stabbing his roommate to death after they argued over fast food. University of Akron student Kendal Scheid pleaded guilty Monday to involuntary manslaughter. Police say the two friends were drunk and got into an argument about fast food they were eating at their apartment last December.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A grand jury in Ohio has decided not to charge a Columbus police officer who fatally shot a man who officers say pointed a gun at them. The Franklin County prosecutor's office said Monday that a grand jury reviewed the case last week without issuing an indictment. Police say when officers arrived at a home in February they approached an SUV and saw the man get out of the vehicle and point a gun at one of the officers.
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