Officer seen punching man on video fired for rule violations

CLEVELAND (AP) — A white police officer who punched an unarmed black man more than a dozen times during a traffic stop outside Cleveland was fired for use of excessive force and other rule violations, the town's mayor said Friday.

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  • Written by By DAKE KANG, Associated Press

High school lockdown drill turns real when handgun found

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A high school lockdown drill turned into the real thing when a handgun and ammunition clips were found in the backpack of a student in Ohio's capital city of Columbus.


University of Cincinnati to allow white nationalist to speak


CLEVELAND (AP) — The University of Cincinnati says it will allow white nationalist leader Richard Spencer to speak on campus, while Ohio State University says it can't accommodate a rental request for a Nov. 15 speech but is considering alternatives.

  • Written by Associated Press , By DAKE KANG

Ohio school officials deny covering up bullying of boy

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio school district says a wrongful death lawsuit accusing school officials of minimizing, denying and covering up bullying against an 8-year-old boy who killed himself should be dismissed.