Columbus to pay $30,000 in police excessive force lawsuit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The City of Columbus is set to pay $30,000 to a man who claimed in a civil rights lawsuit as an Ohio State University student that police officers beat him up over what later amounted to a littering conviction.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio man accused of threatening Boehner to be released

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has ruled that a former Cincinnati-area bartender accused of threatening to kill then-Speaker John Boehner (BAY'-nur) is of low risk to the community and will be released to his family.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press