Lawyers: Appalachian Trail was client's 'road to redemption'

CINCINNATI (AP) — Attorneys for a Kentucky accountant who embezzled $8.7 million before going on the run say hiking the Appalachian Trail for six years as a fugitive put him on "the road to redemption."

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Zoo to re-open gorilla exhibit with higher barrier

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo said Thursday it will re-open its gorilla exhibit next week with a higher, reinforced barrier after a 3-year-old boy got into the enclosure, leading to the fatal shooting of a male gorilla.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

Report cites policy progress for Cleveland Police Department

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland has made progress developing a new use-of-force policy for police but is being criticized for not maintaining the department's core infrastructure, the group selected to help the city implement its agreement with the U.S. Justice Department said in a report Thursday.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press