Top stories of 2016 from the Ohio Associated Press

It was a year that saw a championship parade in Cleveland and came to a close with a somber funeral procession in Ohio’s capital for one of the state’s most beloved figures.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio high court: Completed crime case files are open record

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigative files of a completed criminal case are a public record under Ohio law and can be released even if further appeals are possible, the state Supreme Court ruled Wednesday in a lawsuit brought by the Ohio Innocence Project.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press