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HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) - Attorneys are ready to resume their defense of an Ohio homeowner and his nephew charged in a 2015 house arson that resulted in a firefighter's death. Prosecutors say homeowner Lester Parker solicited nephew William "Billy" Tucker to set the fire that led to the death of Hamilton firefighter Patrick Wolterman. Parker and Tucker have pleaded not guilty to murder and arson counts.

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - An Ohio businessman says he engaged in a wild shootout following an attempted robbery at his cellphone store. Adam Seaton says he went to his Fix or Cell Now store in Dayton early Sunday morning after receiving a notification from his security system. Police say the man fired multiple shots at the suspects from an assault rifle after one of them pulled out a gun.

NORWOOD, Ohio (AP) - Police say two people have been hospitalized after an explosion in an Ohio backyard. Authorities tell WKRC-TV a small propane tank used for barbecuing exploded in Norwood around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. Two people were rushed to a hospital with burns.

MORGANTON, N.C. (AP) - A poultry company in western North Carolina says it has installed cameras in the plant where live birds are present after a federal report found 33 inhumane violations. The Morganton News Herald reports the U.S. Agriculture Department found the violations at Case Farms' plant in Morganton.

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