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2 Cleveland officers still in jeopardy over Tamir Rice case

CLEVELAND (AP) — Despite the grand jury decision not to charge a white patrolman in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, the case is far from over for the city of Cleveland, the officers involved in the shooting, or the black boy's grief-stricken family.

Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 December 2015

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Ohio police: Theft suspect bit off part of man's ear

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say a man trying to stop someone from breaking into his friend's vehicle had part of his ear bitten off by the suspect, who then fled.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015

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Suburbia registered strongest opposition to Ohio pot issue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Final election results show that opposition was strongest in suburbia to Ohio's first-in-the-nation effort to legalize medical and recreational marijuana in a single vote.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 29 December 2015

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Men found wrongfully imprisoned for 16 years seek payment

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Two men who say they were wrongfully imprisoned for 16 years for an Ohio woman's 1988 slaying filed for monetary compensation.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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Ohio man gets 56 years for recording students in bathroom

ASHLAND, Ohio (AP) — A former teacher in northeast Ohio was sentenced Monday to 56 years in prison on charges related to allegations that he used a spy camera to record his kindergarten students using a bathroom next to their classroom.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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Panel: $650M in untaxed Ohio gambling freebies need review

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Failing to tax more than $650 million worth of promotional freebies at casinos and racinos has been a direct hit to Ohio's school districts and local governments, and the practice should be reconsidered, a legislative panel recommended Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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Ohio firefighter dies after fall through floor during blaze

CINCINNATI (AP) — A firefighter battling a house fire died after falling through a floor into the basement soon after entering the southwest Ohio home early Monday, authorities said.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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White officer won't face charges in killing of Cleveland boy

CLEVELAND (AP) — A grand jury declined to indict a white rookie police officer in the killing of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, a black youngster who was shot to death while carrying what turned out to be a pellet gun, a prosecutor said Monday.

Last Updated on Monday, 28 December 2015

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