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Teen charged with killing brother to have competency tests

Jun. 12, 2018 1:05 PM EDT

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — A 13-year-old Ohio boy charged in Juvenile Court in the shooting death of his 11-year-old brother will be evaluated to determine if he's competent to stand trial. The Record-Courier reports a judge in northeast Ohio's Portage County said Monday the teen's trial could begin as early as...

Teen with cerebral palsy stuns mom by walking at graduation

Jun. 4, 2018 4:04 PM EDT

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio teenager who has cerebral palsy and was never expected to be able to walk has shocked her family by doing just that at her high school graduation. The Kent-Ravenna Record-Courier reports 19-year-old Lexi Wright left her wheelchair and used a walker to cross a stage in her cap...

Boy accused of killing brother makes Ohio court appearance

Apr. 26, 2018 10:22 AM EDT

RAVENNA, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio judge has agreed that a 13-year-old boy facing charges for fatally shooting his 11-year-old brother should remain held at a juvenile detention center. The Record-Courier reports the teen gave "yes" and "no" answers to a judge's questions Wednesday in Portage County Juvenile...