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NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) - A federal lawsuit says an Ohio county sheriff's office has withheld information and retaliated against a weekly newspaper after a deputy shot a news photographer setting up to take a photo of a traffic stop. The lawsuit filed Thursday by Andrew Grimm and KBA News LLC against deputy Jacob Shaw, Clark County and New Carlisle claims Shaw used excessive force and violated Grimm's civil rights.

BLUE ASH, Ohio (AP) - Police in southwest Ohio say an officer on patrol for drunken drivers has been slightly injured after his vehicle was rear-ended by an inebriated motorist. WLWT-TV reports the officer in the Cincinnati suburb of Blue Ash was struck early Thursday by a 34-year-old Cincinnati man whose blood-alcohol level tested nearly twice Ohio's legal limit. The man was arrested and cited and then released.

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Authorities say two people have been killed and three seriously hurt in a multi-vehicle crash outside of Columbus. The state Highway Patrol says 55-year-old Robert Fish and his front-seat passenger, 54-year-old Lisa Hiles, both of Columbus, were killed in the crash Thursday on U.S. Route 23 in Delaware County.

LAGRANGE, Ohio (AP) - More than 100 ducks, chickens and turkeys have been found dead inside an unfinished barn in Ohio. WKYC-TV reports investigators were called to the barn in Lorain County's LaGrange Township after neighbors found two turkeys frozen to death. Greg Willey, of the Lorain County Friendship Animal Protective League, says his group removed nearly 100 live birds from the barn and is attempting to nurse them back to health.

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