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FILE – This undated booking photo provided by the Montgomery County Sheriff shows Ethan Kollie. Kollie, a friend of a gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage in Dayton, faces sentencing on unrelated federal firearms charges. On Thursday, Feb. 20, 2020, U.S. District Judge Thomas Rose is expected to sentence Kollie, 24, who pleaded guilty in November to lying on a federal firearms form and to possessing a gun while using illegal drugs. (Montgomery County Sheriff via AP)

Judge gives prison time to friend of gunman who killed 9

Feb. 20, 2020 4:57 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A friend of a gunman who killed nine people in a shooting rampage in Dayton, Ohio, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison on Thursday on unrelated federal firearms charges. Ethan Kollie, now 25, pleaded guilty in November to lying on a federal firearms form and to possessing a gun while...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Dayton Police Department shows Connor Betts. The federal investigation into the motivations of Betts, a gunman who killed nine people last year in Dayton's crowded entertainment area is nearing an end, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office for southern Ohio said Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Police who were nearby in the Oregon district fatally shot Betts about 30 seconds after he opened fire early in the morning of Aug. 4, 2019,  with an assault-style gun.  (Dayton Police Department via AP, File)

FBI says probe into Dayton shooter's motives nearing end

Feb. 13, 2020 2:15 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — The federal investigation into the motivations of a gunman who killed nine people last year in Dayton's crowded entertainment area is nearing an end, the special agent in charge of the FBI's office for southern Ohio said Thursday. Chris Hoffman, who recently became head of the field...

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Dayton Police Department shows Connor Betts, the 24-year-old masked gunman in body armor who killed several people, including his sister, before he was slain by police. A school district is before the state high court fighting the release of student records of the gunman who killed nine people in Dayton last year. Lawyers for Bellbrook-Sugarcreek Local Schools say both state and federal law protecting student privacy bar the release of confidential information without consent. Media groups arguing for the records' release say that nothing in the laws prevent the information's release. The media groups say school privacy laws end with an individual's death. Media outlets say the records could shed light on whether authorities properly handled early warning signs exhibited by gunman Connor Betts. (Dayton Police Department via AP, File)

Court weighing arguments in Ohio gunman school records case

Feb. 5, 2020 1:24 PM EST

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Six months after a 24-year-old man who'd reportedly exhibited disturbing behavior as a teenager gunned down nine people in Dayton, the Ohio Supreme Court is being asked to decide whether a student's right to privacy ends with death. Media groups including The Associated Press are...