Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley railroad logs its highest ridership

PENINSULA, Ohio (AP) — The nonprofit scenic railroad in Ohio's Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) Valley National Park says it logged about 214,000 passengers last year, reaching the highest ridership in its 44-year history.

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Ohio urging police agencies to meet new statewide standards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is urging state law enforcement agencies to adopt new standards governing the use of deadly force, body cameras and other policies ahead of a March deadline, or risk community backlash.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

Disciplinary charges against 2 officers in Tamir Rice case

CLEVELAND (AP) — Internal disciplinary charges have been brought against two white police officers involved in the killing of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center, city officials said. But a police union said the officer who fatally shot the boy "did nothing wrong that day."

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Tamir Rice's mother upset with Cleveland police probe

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of Tamir Rice says she's disappointed a Cleveland police officer who fired the shot that killed her son won't face internal charges for use of force.

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