Ohio River crests in Cincinnati; flooding remains a problem

CINCINNATI (AP) — The National Weather Service says the rain-swollen Ohio River at Cincinnati appears to have crested and started receding but is expected to remain in flood stage this week.

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County to pay $4.5M to settle murder conviction lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — Three Ohio men who spent two decades behind bars because police and prosecutors allegedly hid statements and evidence that could have cleared them in a 1995 slaying are expected to receive $1.5 million each to settle the county's liability in federal lawsuits naming two former assistant prosecutors as defendants.

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Ohio has new uses for sediment from Lake Erie's harbors

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The federal agency that keeps open shipping channels along Lake Erie has settled a long dispute with Ohio over what to do with sand, soil and mud scooped out of Cleveland's harbor.

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