Feds: Barrier in gorilla exhibit didn't meet US standards

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal inspection has concluded that the Cincinnati Zoo's barrier to keep the public and gorillas separate wasn't in compliance with standards for housing primates the day a 3-year-old boy slipped into the gorilla exhibit and a gorilla named Harambe (huh-RAHM'-bay) was fatally shot.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

Convicted man's stepmother: Juvenile detention changed him

CLEVELAND (AP) — The stepmother of a young man convicted of aggravated murder and other charges in a triple homicide at a suburban barbershop said his first stay in a juvenile detention facility changed him.

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ACLU: Discipline reversed for teen who exposed racist posts

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — A civil rights organization says an Ohio high school has reversed its decision to discipline a student who tried to expose a schoolmate's racism by reposting the classmate's remarks on the social media app Snapchat.

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