3 protesters sue Columbus, police; say hit by pepper spray

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three people protesting against President Donald Trump's travel ban in downtown Columbus earlier this year said city police officers intentionally hit them in face with pepper spray, allegations that can be proven with comments recorded by the officers' body cameras, a federal lawsuit filed Wednesday alleged.


Man accused of posing as cop pleads not guilty to charges

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of handcuffing children while impersonating a police officer conducting a "scared straight" program has pleaded not guilty to charges including kidnapping.


Collector's auction features 700 classic, unusual vehicles

NOWALK, Ohio (AP) — With his best years behind him, Ron Hackenberger has decided to let go of his dream for a museum to house his collection of rare and unusual old cars and trucks.

  • Written by By MARK REITER , The (Toledo) Blade

Will cop face 3rd murder trial? Decision may come next week

CINCINNATI (AP) — A prosecutor's decision on whether to try a white police officer for a third time over the traffic stop shooting of an unarmed black man remains on hold, his office said Wednesday.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press