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Appeal denied for Ohio man in human trafficking case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal court has rejected an appeal by a northeast Ohio man serving life in prison for prostituting four young women whom he kept addicted to drugs.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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Chinese sisters who ran massage parlors sentenced to prison

DELAWARE, Ohio (AP) — Two sisters from China who owned central Ohio massage parlors have been sentenced to 10 years in prison each on human trafficking and prostitution charges.

Last Updated on Saturday, 17 October 2015

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Redistricting proposal competes for attention, money in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's the top issue on the fall ballot in Ohio, though not the one getting the most attention.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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First lady to join LeBron James at University of Akron event

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama will join Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James at an event highlighting the importance of post-secondary education hosted at the University of Akron.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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Lawsuit filed over death of woman in Ohio jail

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The daughter of a woman who died in an Ohio jail has filed a federal lawsuit alleging officials didn't adequately care for her mother after the older woman's arrest on a warrant for carrying an open container.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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FBI director laments divide between police, minorities in US

CLEVELAND (AP) — FBI Director James Comey said on Thursday there's a crisis in big cities across the country as the divide between law enforcement officers and minority communities widens while violent crime and murder spike upward.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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Attorney seeks special prosecutor for Ohio boy's shooting

CLEVELAND (AP) — An attorney for the mother of the 12-year-old black boy fatally shot by a white Cleveland police officer says a special prosecutor should take over the investigation.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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Police say man killed, teen injured in Ohio grocery shooting

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating a shooting with an assault rifle at a central Ohio grocery that killed one man and injured a teenage girl.

Last Updated on Friday, 16 October 2015

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