Cleveland police backlogged on complaint cases amid reforms

CLEVELAND (AP) — The team monitoring Cleveland's court-ordered police-reform agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice has presented a judge with a new plan to address a backlog of unfinished investigations into complaints against police.

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Former acting chief of staff at Cincinnati VA indicted

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a former acting chief of staff at the Cincinnati VA Medical Center on three felony charges of distributing a controlled substance.

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Ohio city plans lawsuit to stop gas pipeline construction

CLEVELAND (AP) — A mayor has upped the ante in the fight over a proposed high-pressure natural gas pipeline by hiring attorneys to file a lawsuit aimed at stopping the pipeline from being built or stopping the project altogether.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE , Associated Press

Man accused of keeping neighbor in pit to appear in court

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for an Ohio man accused of kidnapping a neighbor and keeping her trapped in a small pit plans to ask for a court-ordered mental health evaluation of the man.

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