Report warns of state money fallout from health law repeal

WASHINGTON (AP) — A sobering report to governors about the potential consequences of repealing the Obama-era health care law warns that federal spending cuts probably would create funding gaps for states and threaten many people with the loss of insurance coverage.

  • Written by BEN NUCKOLS and RICARDO ALONZO-ZALDIVAR , Associated Press

'Hero' coach: Don't forget 2012 Ohio school shooting tragedy

ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — The football coach who chased a shooter from an Ohio school five years ago and prayed with dying victims is uncomfortable with the attention he's received and says people must remember it was a tragedy that killed three boys and paralyzed a fourth.

 

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio police must collect data on suspect race under plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state certification process will require that all Ohio police departments for the first time collect data on the race and gender of people they pull over in traffic stops or take aside for questioning, in an effort to reduce potential police bias against suspects.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio court considers privacy rights in backpack search

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing the constitutionality of a student's backpack search that authorities say led first to the discovery of bullets and later a gun.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Cleveland airport worker sues over whistleblower retaliation

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Cleveland airport employee who federal authorities suspect was demoted in retaliation for raising concerns about runway snowplowing problems is seeking reinstatement and unspecified damages in a lawsuit against the city.

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