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STONY RIDGE, Ohio (AP) - Federal investigators will try to determine what caused the fatal crash of a helicopter used for inspecting power lines. Both men aboard died Monday. FirstEnergy said both were contractors doing transmission line inspection work in northwest Ohio. The Wood County sheriff's office has identified the pilot as 32-year-old Tyson Snyder of Wooster, Ohio, and his passenger as 62-year-old Jeffrey Fluharty of Fairmont, West Virginia.

CLEVELAND (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man who police say was fatally shot by an off-duty, veteran officer working security at a bowling alley. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner's Office says the man killed was 21-year-old Thomas Yatsko. His hometown wasn't available. Police investigating the shooting Saturday say a fight broke out in the bowling alley's bar area, and Sgt. Dean Graziolli escorted several men outside. Police say Yatsko returned and assaulted Graziolli, who fired and hit him.

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) - Bonds totaling more than $1 million have been set for a man accused of firing shots while using a 10-year-old boy as a shield during a hostage standoff that lasted about 30 hours in southwest Ohio. Butler County Magistrate John McNally informed 31-year-old Donald Gazaway of the bonds during a court session Tuesday in which the suspect appeared via video. Gazaway didn't have an attorney yet. He was jailed Sunday after surrendering to authorities.

ZANESVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Authorities in eastern Ohio are watching for hazardous ice jams on the Muskingum River during the latest winter freeze. Emergency management officials say four people were rescued from high waters over the weekend and several homes were evacuated. A large, miles-long, ice jam caused water to rise quickly. Muskingum County Emergency Management Director Jeff Jadwin said some docks have detached and a boat was washed into the river.

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