Tuesday, July 29, 2014
CINCINNATI (AP) — A 44-year-old man has been charged with aggravated murder after police say he caused the death of man during a robbery before leading officers on a low-speed chase last weekend. Christopher McFerron was initially facing charges including inducing panic after a chase that lasted more than an hour Saturday in the Cincinnati area. Police say he forced his wife out on Interstate 74 and continued driving with a gun to his head, ingesting heroin before he was caught.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Internet site devoted to selling memorabilia from notorious killers is selling dirt said to be from the gravesite of a Roman Catholic priest convicted of killing a nun in Ohio. The lot for sale on a website also includes a photo of the Rev. Gerald Robinson in his coffin. Robinson was serving a life prison sentence for strangling Sister Margaret Ann Pahl in 1980 at a hospital where they worked.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say two Cleveland brothers were charged with felonious assault after using their cars to hit and kill a 17-year-old boy who they claim had stolen a dirt bike from them. Tracy Philpott Jr., from the Cleveland suburb of Warrensville Heights, died Saturday at a hospital, two days after being struck by cars police say were driven by 24-year-old Aaron Trail and 28-year-old Alfonso Trail on Cleveland's east side.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) —Aretha Franklin is getting jazzed up for some fair food. Ahead of her Thursday performance at the Ohio State Fair, the Queen of Soul says she's looking forward to tracking down some elephant ears, a dish of fried dough sprinkled with powdered sugar.