Judge to hear arguments on evidence in police shooting trial

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio judge will hear arguments over defense efforts to use records of the convictions and medical condition of an unarmed black man who was fatally shot by a white former police officer during a traffic stop.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Fearing Election Day trouble, some US schools cancel classes

FALMOUTH, Maine (AP) — Rigged elections. Vigilante observers. Angry voters. The claims, threats and passions surrounding the presidential race have led communities around the U.S. to move polling places out of schools or cancel classes on Election Day.

  • Written by PATRICK WHITTLE, Associated Press DAVID SHARP, Associated Press

Columbus officials pass resolution condemning Islamophobia

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — City officials in Ohio's capital have passed a resolution condemning Islamophobia and declaring support for the area's Islamic community amid recent reports of housing discrimination and harassment in the state.