Cleveland releases proposed policies on police use of force

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland is proposing that officers attempt de-escalation techniques such as taking cover before using force, a tactic that might have prevented an officer from fatally shooting 12-year-old Tamir Rice.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Questions remain as Ohio medical marijuana law takes effect

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio has yet to outline how exactly its new medical marijuana law will work even as it takes effect Thursday, leaving a host of unanswered questions by doctors, patients, pharmacists, police and many others.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent