Chief: Quick review of officer accused of kicking cuffed man

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Columbus police chief said Tuesday she's fast-tracking an investigation into the case of an officer captured on video apparently kicking a handcuffed suspect in the head.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Board wants more flexibility in Ohio graduation requirements

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Board of Education wants to give current high school juniors more flexibility in how they can earn a diploma amid educators' warnings that too many of those students are at risk of not graduating next school year under Ohio's new graduation requirements.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press

Ohio House to keep office for families of special needs kids

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House Republicans reject Gov. John Kasich's (KAY'-siks) proposal to close a state office that helps parents of children with medical challenges pay certain bills not covered by their insurance.