Mistrial: Ohio police shooting trial jury deadlocked

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge declared a mistrial after a jury said it was deadlocked Saturday in the case of a white former police officer charged with murder in the fatal traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black motorist.

  • Written by LISA CORNWELL, Associated Press JANICE MORSE, Associated Press

Man flies to Cleveland for acorns from Jesse Owens tree

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland school officials say a museum curator recently gathered acorns and buds from an oak tree planted at a Cleveland high school in honor of Olympic hero Jesse Owens.

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Birding group plans suit to fight wind turbine on Lake Erie

PORT CLINTON, Ohio (AP) — A national birding organization opposed to a commercial-scale wind turbine planned along western Lake Erie says it will sue to block the project if the Ohio Air National Guard doesn't drop its plans.

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Keepsakes of 2 wars land on American Legion doorstep in Ohio

PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — It took Scott Wallace four days to go through all the contents of a medium-sized file box that was anonymously dropped off at the American Legion Post 336 in Painesville.

  • Written by TAWANA ROBERTS, The (Willoughby) News-Herald