Regional leaders consider who should access Great Lakes

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — A push for expanded access to water from the Great Lakes is at a key point as a regional regulating group meets in Chicago this week to consider a request from a Milwaukee suburb to draw from Lake Michigan.

  • Written by GREG MOORE, Associated Press

Ohio Supreme Court considers debate over inmate's case file

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding whether police departments can shield the complete files of a long-closed criminal case until all chance of appeals are exhausted, usually because the defendant is dead.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer