Cleveland settles lawsuit over Tamir Rice shooting for $6M

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city has reached a $6 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Tamir Rice, a 12-year-old black boy shot by a white police officer while playing with a pellet gun outside a recreation center.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Homicide charges filed against Ohio kidnapping suspect

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — An Ohio kidnapping suspect has been charged with criminal homicide following the death of a woman critically injured in a home invasion at her northwestern Pennsylvania residence.

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4 arrested in Ohio for possessing powerful painkiller

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say four people have been arrested in connection with the sale of a painkiller described as more potent than the synthetic opioid blamed for an alarming increase in fatal overdoses.

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Ohio National Guardsman sentenced in funeral honors theft

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A non-commissioned officer in the Ohio National Guard has been ordered to repay nearly $11,000 after being convicted of falsely claiming travel expenses for participating in military funeral honors details.

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