Judge approves lawsuit settlement for family of Tamir Rice

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has approved the settlement of a lawsuit against Cleveland filed by the family of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy fatally shot by a white officer while playing with a pellet gun at a recreation center.

  • Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF

Judge's error makes man's guilty plea to Ohio murder invalid

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A central Ohio man imprisoned for murder must choose whether to pursue a new plea deal or a trial after an appeals court concluded his guilty plea is invalid because of a judge's error.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Cleveland submits manuals on probes of citizen complaints

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland has submitted manuals to a federal judge setting guidelines on how two civilian-run agencies investigate and handle citizen complaints as the city works to meet requirements in an agreement to reform its police department.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio State students offer support after car-and-knife attack

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University students on Wednesday continued to offer messages of support following an attack on campus that injured nearly a dozen people.

  • Written by MIKE HOUSEHOLDER, Associated Press; ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press