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Longtime Ohio GOP chairman Bennett dies at age 75

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bob Bennett, the longest serving chairman of the Ohio Republican Party, has died at the age of 75.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 December 2014

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Sweeps operators plead guilty to federal charges

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Federal authorities have broken up a family-run sweepstakes gaming enterprise that prosecutors say serviced more than 600 Internet cafes across the country, raking in proceeds estimated at nearly a quarter billion dollars.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 December 2014

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Ohio museum telling story of passenger pigeons

CINCINNATI (AP) — An exhibit recounting the story of passenger pigeons' extinction is opening in the city where the last of the species died a century ago.

Last Updated on Saturday, 06 December 2014

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Ohio AG: Panel to review police officer training

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's attorney general says he plans to ask an oversight panel to review whether the state can better train police in use of force.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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Family of boy shot by Cleveland officer files suit

 

CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a 12-year-old boy who was carrying a pellet gun when he was shot by a Cleveland police officer has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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Cincinnati a possible model for Cleveland police

CLEVELAND (AP) — If Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is searching for a template on how to reform the city's police department, he could look 250 miles south to Cincinnati, where inflamed racial tensions between police and the community literally set the city on fire more than a decade ago.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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Chase ends with building collapsed on car; 2 dead

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in southwestern Ohio say a car being pursued by officers crashed into a building, which then collapsed on the vehicle, killing two suspects.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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Convicted Ohio judge sentenced to 6 months in jail

 

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suspended juvenile court judge has been sentenced to six months in local jail for a felony conviction of unlawful interest in a public contract.

Last Updated on Friday, 05 December 2014

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