US appeals court rules against jail guard sued after brawl

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A divided federal appeals court panel has ruled that an Ohio county shouldn't have to pay for the defense of a jail guard being sued by an inmate over their 2012 jailhouse brawl.

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Toxic algae flourishes despite vast sums spent to prevent it

MONROE, Mich. (AP) — Competing in a bass fishing tournament two years ago, Todd Steele cast his rod from his 21-foot motorboat — unaware that he was being poisoned.

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  • Written by By JOHN FLESHER and ANGELIKI KASTANIS, Associated Press

US consumer chief's expected Ohio run draws mixed reaction

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal consumer chief Richard Cordray's expected entry into the race for Ohio governor is bolstering many Democrats' hopes for winning back some control in the bellwether state, even as others see his decision to resign the post as a negative for the party nationally.

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  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Man arrested for mass shooting threats at casino, church

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio man has been arrested for threatening to carry out mass shootings at a megachurch and the Las Vegas casino where his estranged wife works.

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