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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Police say an Ohio man was fatally stabbed and his son has been arrested on a murder charge in the death. Columbus police say 20-year-old Ronald Ray Radford Jr. was arguing with his father, Ronald Ray Radford Sr., when the stabbing occurred. Police say they were called shortly before 9:30 p.m. Saturday to a home in Columbus and found the elder Radford on the floor with multiple stab wounds. He died at the scene. Court and jail records don't indicate whether the son has an attorney.
MENTOR, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say a police officer stopped to assist with a traffic stop in Ohio and a vehicle fatally struck him and fled the scene. Mentor police say the officer was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police say they are searching for the driver of the vehicle that struck the officer.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - In a month where 25 people were pulled from the water in one day off the Carolinas' coasts, rescuers are emphasizing the need for both visitors and residents to be aware of the dangers of rip currents. At least two people have died in rip currents in North Carolina this month, including a Virginia man who bystanders said was trying to rescue his daughters.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) - A pair of U.S. senators wants to use federal legislation to give diabetic people better access to therapeutic shoes. Maine Republican Sen. Susan Collins and Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown say their legislation would allow nurse practitioners and physician assistants to certify patients' need for the shoes. Diabetic patients sometimes use the shoes to prevent complications that can include foot ulcers and calluses.
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