Suit: Officers at Ohio jail beat homeless veteran into coma

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A federal lawsuit alleges that officers at an Ohio jail beat a homeless veteran so severely that he ended up in a coma for two months and is now wheelchair-bound and cognitively disabled.

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Well-wishers donate to keep Ohioan, 108, in assisted care

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A woman who just turned 108 has another reason to celebrate after well-wishers donated enough money so that she can remain at an Ohio assisted-living facility where she greets people while making the rounds with her walker.

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Ohio's Cuyahoga Valley railroad logs its highest ridership

PENINSULA, Ohio (AP) — The nonprofit scenic railroad in Ohio's Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) Valley National Park says it logged about 214,000 passengers last year, reaching the highest ridership in its 44-year history.

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Ohio urging police agencies to meet new statewide standards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is urging state law enforcement agencies to adopt new standards governing the use of deadly force, body cameras and other policies ahead of a March deadline, or risk community backlash.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press