City leaders, civil rights groups meet before ex-cop's trial

CINCINNATI (AP) — City officials in Cincinnati are meeting with civil rights groups and other community leaders ahead of the murder trial of a white former police officer charged with killing an unarmed black man during a traffic stop.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Tupac Shakur, Pearl Jam lead rock hall of fame ballot

NEW YORK (AP) — The late rapper Tupac Shakur and Seattle-based rockers Pearl Jam are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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NTSB blames pilot error for Ohio jet crash that killed 9

CLEVELAND (AP) — The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday concluded the pilot in control of a corporate jet as it approached an Ohio airport improperly set the aircraft's flaps and failed to maintain a proper speed, causing the plane to plunge into an apartment building, killing all nine people on board.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Ohio Senate candidates spar over Trump, Clinton in debate

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a spirited second debate Monday, Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman and Democratic challenger Ted Strickland sparred over their parties' presidential nominees and accused each other of bending the truth to get an edge with voters.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press