Arbitrator reinstates officer fired over police kick video

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Firing was too severe a punishment for an Ohio police officer who subdued a restrained suspect in a way that appeared to show him kicking the suspect in the head, an arbitrator said Monday in a ruling that reinstated the officer.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio Senate race is a window into how NRA uses its influence


WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Rifle Association pounced when former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland, a Democrat running for the U.S. Senate, declared at an AFL-CIO event in Cleveland that the death of conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia "happened at a good time."


  • Written by By RICHARD LARDNER , Associated Press