Cleveland group gets more time on $12M transit payback issue

CLEVELAND (AP) — The federal agency that says $12 million in grants should be paid back after Cleveland's Public Square was closed to bus traffic is giving the regional transportation authority an extra month to settle that debt or undo the change.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

60-year-old gorilla, 1st to be born in a zoo, dies in Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The world's first gorilla born in a zoo, a female named Colo who became the oldest known living gorilla in the U.S., has died at age 60, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said Tuesday.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS and KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press

Cleveland cop charged with rape was also arrested in 2009

PARMA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland police officer charged with pistol-whipping and raping his girlfriend in Parma last week was previously arrested for attempting to force an acquaintance to kiss him years ago in the suburban city.

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Search of lake for human remains from plane crash ends

CLEVELAND (AP) — The search for human remains from a plane that crashed into Lake Erie last month has ended, and DNA testing has identified three of the six people killed, an airport official said on Tuesday.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE , Associated Press