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$7B Budget Adjusts Ohio Driver Training, Credit Card Options

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House is poised to approve a two-year state transportation budget that adds certain training requirements for prospective drivers and allows the Bureau of Motor Vehicles to accept credit and debit cards. Floor approval in the House on Tuesday would...

Mom Responds After Cleveland Filing Blames Boy For His Death

CLEVELAND (AP) — The mother of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was fatally shot by Cleveland police will discuss the city’s response to the family’s federal lawsuit. Tamir Rice’s mother and her attorneys planned a news conference Tuesday. It comes...

Scottsbluff, Kearney, North Platte Airports Retain Airline

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Scottsbluff airport has joined airports in Kearney and North Platte in signing new, one-year agreements with Great Lakes Airlines for government-subsidized flights. The agreement runs through February 2016. All three airports had initially selected...

Scottsbluff, Kearney, North Platte Airports Retain Airline

SCOTTSBLUFF, Neb. (AP) — The Scottsbluff airport has joined airports in Kearney and North Platte in signing new, one-year agreements with Great Lakes Airlines for government-subsidized flights. The agreement runs through February 2016. All three airports had initially selected...

Man Accused Of Murder In Ohio Arrested In Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of murder in Columbus, Ohio, was arrested Monday in Spokane by a police task force led by the U.S. Marshals Service. KHQ reports ( ) 29-year-old Kevin D. Harrington was located and taken into custody at a house. He is wanted on a warrant issued...

Man Accused Of Murder In Ohio Arrested In Spokane

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — A man accused of murder in Columbus, Ohio, was arrested Monday in Spokane by a police task force led by the U.S. Marshals Service. KHQ reports ( ) 29-year-old Kevin D. Harrington was located and taken into custody at a house. He is wanted on a warrant issued...

Cleveland Spending $500,000 As Host Of Rock Hall Induction

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland will spend $500,000 toward the cost of hosting the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s 30th annual induction ceremony on April 18. The Northeast Ohio Media Group ( ) reports the subsidy was approved by Cleveland City Council on Monday. The city paid the...

Ohio Crash Kills Good Samaritan Helping Injured Pedestrian

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man was fatally run over as he helped a woman who had just been struck by a different vehicle and knocked into a snow bank as she walked along an icy Ohio road. Police in Mansfield say the 44-year-old man may have saved the life of a second...

Ohio Crash Kills Good Samaritan Helping Injured Pedestrian

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police say a man was fatally run over as he helped a woman who had just been struck by a different vehicle and knocked into a snow bank as she walked along an icy Ohio road. Police in Mansfield say the 44-year-old man may have saved the life of a second...

Ohio Island’s Police Chief Facing Charges Is On Paid Leave

PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio (AP) — The police chief in the Lake Erie island resort town of Put-in-Bay is on paid administrative leave after being charged with four misdemeanor counts, including dereliction of duty and falsification. Chief Ric Lampela is accused of blocking an investigation...