Court documents: Ohio police officer punched suspect

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a suburban Cleveland detective punched and kicked a suspect, drove him to a cemetery, wrapped a seatbelt around his neck and threatened to put him in the ground.

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Critics say proposed Ohio EPA rules could harm wetlands

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Proposed Ohio EPA rules making it easier for companies to get permits to build roads, pipelines or surface coal mines are drawing concern from critics who say the changes could harm the state's wetlands and streams.

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US-Canadian agency: More work needed to protect Great Lakes

 

 

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The U.S. and Canada have done well at preventing Great Lakes water from being overused or raided by outsiders but should take additional steps to strengthen their legal protection against future grabs, an advisory organization said Tuesday.

  • Written by JOHN FLESHER, AP Environmental Writer