Cleveland budget includes more police, home demolition help

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland is slated to add 90 police officers, new staff to promote rental property inspections and health department employees focused on youth violence under a new spending plan for this year.


APNewsBreak: Kasich to cite $800M business cost in tax fight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich is preparing to make an $800 million argument for his plan that would allow the state to process and distribute the taxes levied by cities, counties and villages on business profits.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

1 dead, 15 injured in Cincinnati nightclub gunfight

CINCINNATI (AP) — A gunfight broke out inside a crowded Cincinnati nightclub early Sunday, leaving one man dead and 15 other people wounded after a dispute among several patrons escalated into a shootout, authorities said.


  • Written by JOHN MINCHILLO and DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Ripples from US nuclear plant closings overwhelm small towns

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — Living in the shadows of the Davis-Besse nuclear power plant's cooling tower, which soars above Lake Erie in Ohio like an oversized lighthouse, brings with it some give-and-take.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press