CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia legislative candidate is the third person in the state reported to be killed in accidents related to weather from superstorm Sandy.
George Rose tells The Associated Press that his 60-year-old father, John Rose Sr., was checking fences on his deer farm in Barbour County on Tuesday when he was struck by a falling tree limb. He was a Republican candidate for the House of Delegates.
Barbour County Emergency Services Director Cindy Hart says another man in his 60s died Tuesday while shoveling snow.
The storm also was blamed for the death of a 40-year-old woman whose car collided with a cement truck Monday in Tucker County.
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Southbound traffic on Interstate 75 is moving slow because of an accident near Main Street.
When police and firefighters arrived, Moore said the victim, a grandfather living at the residence, was trying to go back inside the burning home.
Lawyers for a condemned Ohio inmate who raped and killed a pregnant woman say mercy is warranted because of the defendant's chaotic and abusive childhood and the failure of his original attorneys to work hard enough on his behalf.
A former high school teacher in southwest Ohio has been sentenced to two years in prison after being convicted on a sexual battery charge alleging that she had sex with a 16-year-old student.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A coroner concludes that dog bites caused internal injuries that led to the death of a 3-month-old central Ohio girl.