Emirati man detained over terror fears sues Ohio hotel, cops

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Emirati man who was detained by police at an Ohio hotel after a clerk heard him speaking Arabic and thought he was pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group sued the hotel chain, police and others, claiming he was the victim of an "unjustified SWAT-style assault."

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio grants, tech challenge cleared to fight opioid crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A state commission in Ohio agreed Wednesday to move forward on Republican Gov. John Kasich's request to invest $20 million in accelerating scientific breakthroughs that could help solve the U.S. opioid crisis.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

Southwest Ohio damaged by tornadoes, flooding traps 15

 

MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say tornadoes that touched down in three southwest Ohio counties have caused damage while 15 people trapped by flooding had to be rescued from a park.

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Ohio judge rejects motion to dismiss charges against officer

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jury selection began Thursday under tight restrictions after a judge rejected a defense motion to dismiss charges in the retrial of a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL , Associated Press