DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) - The State Highway Patrol says a small, privately owned helicopter crashed into a farmer's field in central Ohio, seriously injuring the two men aboard the aircraft. The crash this afternoon severely damaged the helicopter and sparked a fire in a Delaware County field not far from the Union County line. The cause of the crash wasn't immediately clear.
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio woman accused of using ice cream to lure a mentally disabled woman and her child to captivity in a forced-labor case has been sentenced to nearly four years in prison. Dezerah Silsby made a plea deal after an indictment charged her with threatening the woman, beating her and making her do housework.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Joan Rivers has refused to say she's sorry for comparing living in her daughter's guest room with the captivity of three women kidnapped in Cleveland. Rivers tells The Plain Dealer in Cleveland that her comments on NBC's "Today" show this week were a joke she made as a comedian. She says the women are free and people should move on.
REYNOLDSBURG, Ohio (AP) - Ohio's Agriculture Department has stopped sales of 1.5 cubic-foot bags of mulch produced before April 6th by a Columbus mulch company, after random testing found the bags weren't full. The department issued its order today about certain bags of Ohio Mulch's Absolute Black, Absolute Red and Premium Cypress varieties.
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