Court Declines Re-hearing Ohio Amish Attacks

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati informed prosecutors and...

Court Declines Re-hearing Ohio Amish Attacks

CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal appeals court in Ohio has declined to hold a hearing by the full court on overturned hate crimes convictions involving beard- and hair-cutting attacks targeting Amish. The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati informed prosecutors and...

Akron Police Release 911 Calls In Officer Slaying

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron police have released copies of 911 calls following the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer at a bar earlier this week. In one call another off-duty officer informs a dispatcher of an “officer down,” while a woman describes a suspect...

Akron Police Release 911 Calls In Officer Slaying

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Akron police have released copies of 911 calls following the fatal shooting of an off-duty police officer at a bar earlier this week. In one call another off-duty officer informs a dispatcher of an “officer down,” while a woman describes a suspect...

Cameron Practices With Browns, Missed 3 Games

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — Browns tight end Jordan Cameron is practicing for the first time in four weeks after missing the past three games due to a concussion. Cameron hasn’t played since Oct. 26 when he was struck in the back of the head while making a catch against Oakland....

Man Who Sold Fake Diplomatic Papers Gets 3.5 Years

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — An Ohio man who claimed to be the keeper of the seal of St. Peter has been sentenced to 3 ½ years in prison for selling nearly 2,000 fake diplomatic credentials affiliated with his movement. Sixty-year-old James McBride led an organization he called...

2nd Man Walks Free After Judge Dismisses 1975 Case

CLEVELAND (AP) — A second man convicted nearly 40 years ago in a 1975 Cleveland slaying has walked out of jail a free man. Sixty-year-old Wiley Bridgeman exited the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County jail just a couple hours after 57-year-old Ricky Jackson did the same. A...

Judge Dismisses 2nd Man Charged In 1975 Slaying

CLEVELAND (AP) — A judge has dismissed the case against a second man nearly 40 years after he and two others were convicted in a 1975 Cleveland slaying. A little less than two hours after dismissing 57-year-old Ricky Jackson on Friday, Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County...

Sexual Assault Case Reinstated Against Pitcher

DETROIT (AP) — A judge has reinstated a sexual assault case against pitcher Evan Reed, overturning a decision by another judge who found inconsistencies in the woman’s story. Reed is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. He was playing for the Detroit Tigers...

Sexual Assault Case Reinstated Against Pitcher

DETROIT (AP) — A judge has reinstated a sexual assault case against pitcher Evan Reed, overturning a decision by another judge who found inconsistencies in the woman’s story. Reed is charged with third-degree criminal sexual conduct. He was playing for the Detroit Tigers...