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Akron police make arrests in execution-style killings near Chapel Hill
Other noon headlines: State identifies more than 100 voter fraud cases from November; Cleveland and FBI hold 'Night Out for Missing Persons'
by WKSU's AMANDA RABINOWITZ


Morning Edition Host
Amanda Rabinowitz
 
  • Akron police make arrests in execution-style killings near Chapel Hill
  • State identifies more than 100 voter fraud cases from November
  • Cleveland and FBI hold 'Night Out for Missing Persons
  • Lawmakers want to drop 20-year limit for prosecuting rape cases
  • Akron police make arrests in execution-style killings near Chapel Hill
    Akron police say they have made arrests in the case of four people found murdered in a townhouse near Chapel Hill Mall last month. Derrick Brantley and Deshanon Haywood, both 21-years-old, were arrested today. Those killed execution style include 24-year old Ronald Roberts, his girlfriend, 19-year old Kiana Welch, along with 23-year old Kem Rashad Delaney and 19-year old Maria Nash. Crimestoppers had offered a $2,000 reward for information on the slaying.

    State identifies more than 100 voter fraud cases from November
    Ohio's elections chief says a review by county election boards across the state shows there were instances of voter fraud during the 2012 presidential election. Republican Secretary of State Jon Husted released the probe's findings after a statewide look he ordered in January. Husted outlined 135 possible voter fraud cases during the 2012 presidential election that were referred to law enforcement for more investigation. Twenty of those cases included people who apparently voted in Ohio and another state  and have been sent on to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. Cuyahoga County had the most referred to the secretary of state’s office with 15. Husted also said they did not find evidence of a single instance of voter suppression. 

    Cleveland and FBI hold 'Night Out for Missing Persons
    The city of Cleveland is working with the FBI to encourage residents to come forward with tips on missing person cases today. The Plain Dealer reports investigators will met with residents today from 4-8pm in two command vehicles parked on East 93rd Street at Heath Avenue and Seymour Avenue at Scranton Road. The event comes about two weeks after Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were rescued from a Seymour Avenue home where they had been held captive for a decade. Homeowner Ariel Castro is being held on 8-million dollars bond for rape and kidnapping charges. 

    Lawmakers want to drop 20-year limit for prosecuting rape cases
    Two state lawmakers are pressing to drop the 20-year statute of limitations for prosecuting rape and sexual battery cases. Senator Capri Cafaro says the "impact of sexual trauma" lasts a lifetime. A prosecutors' group tells The Columbus Dispatch says they're concerned some older cases could come down to verbal allegations based on faulty memory.

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