UPDATED: Prosecutor undecided on 137-gunshot case against supervisors

CLEVELAND (AP) — The new county prosecutor in Cleveland appears to have left open the possibility he might not pursue misdemeanor criminal charges against five Cleveland police supervisors for failing to control a high-speed chase in 2012 that ended with two unarmed black people fatally shot in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE , Associated Press

Investigators: Fear holding back witnesses in killings of 8

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Residents of a rural southern Ohio county are holding back information on the unsolved massacre of eight family members based on fear, authorities said Thursday as the anniversary of the crime approaches.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Kasich: GOP in Washington being 'ideological' on health care

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that the state's already tenuous budget situation could become devastating if fellow Republicans in Washington follow through with a campaign promise to repeal the federal health care law without protecting Medicaid.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent