Chief: Driver called in rant before crashing into cruisers

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police chief says a man who crashed into multiple police cruisers over the weekend, injuring an officer, called in a rant about police before he started driving erratically.

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Teamsters back Portman over Strickland in US Senate race

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Rob Portman won the backing of the Teamsters labor union Monday over rival Ted Strickland in Ohio's closely watched U.S. Senate race.

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Toledo gets $630K from 4 months of hand-held speed cameras

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Officials say Toledo collected almost $630,000 in fines during its first four months of using hand-held cameras to catch speeding drivers, providing a financial boost for a city facing budget troubles.

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