Law Enforcement Officials Honor Fallen Ohio Police Officers

LONDON, Ohio (AP) — More than 700 Ohio peace officers who have died in the line of duty since 1823 are being honored at a ceremony in western Ohio. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, members of the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission and law enforcement officers from across...

Ohio Jury Deciding Fate Of Man Accused Of Killing 3 Women

CLEVELAND (AP) — A jury is deciding the fate of a man accused of killing three women and hiding their bodies in garbage bags in northeast Ohio. A Cuyahoga County jury began deliberations Wednesday in Cleveland in the trial of 38-year-old Michael Madison. He was arrested in July...

California Man Charged In Ohio With Meth Trafficking

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal authorities say a California man accused of bringing more than 10,000 doses of methamphetamine into the Cleveland area has been charged with trafficking in the drug. A prosecutor says a federal grand jury on Wednesday returned a two-count indictment...

Ex-cop Pleads Guilty In Scheme To Steal Up To $250K

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A longtime Ohio policeman accused of conspiring with another officer to falsely obtain search warrants and keep up to $250,000 in cash and property seized in drug investigations has pleaded guilty to federal charges under an agreement with prosecutors....

Charges Filed Against 11 Teen Gang Members, Prosecutors Say

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eleven teenage boys suspected of involvement with a street gang that randomly attacked and robbed people in Cleveland and its suburbs have been charged with more than 150 counts in all. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County prosecutors said Wednesday the teens,...

Ohio High Court: Man Can Seek Damages From Cleveland Indians

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s high court says a New York man who was hit by a foul ball at a baseball game and blinded in one eye can seek damages from the Cleveland Indians. Lawyers for Keith Rawlins of Rochester, New York say the team is liable for his injury. They say...

20-year Sentence For Driver Who Was High During Fatal Crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A driver who was high on marijuana when he caused a head-on collision that killed a woman and her daughter and injured two others has been sentenced to serve two decades in prison. Franklin County prosecutors say a blood test found Aaron Fields had quadruple...

Big Shots: Cavaliers Set NBA Record By Making 25 3-pointers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Wearing headphones and sweats, J.R. Smith, the one Cleveland player without any restrictions on where or when he can shoot, finished his pregame warmup by stopping near half-court and launching a shot. Swish. At the time, inside the quickly filling arena, it...

Lake Erie Funding Distributed To Track Invaders, Fight Algae

OAK HARBOR, Ohio (AP) — The federal government is handing out over $3 million to help Lake Erie. The money from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will go toward projects that include tracking invasive species and controlling farm runoff that feeds toxic algae. Federal...

Driver Charged In Crash That Killed Cincinnati Firefighter

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities have arrested the driver involved in a crash that killed a Cincinnati firefighter on his way to work last weekend. Police say 24-year-old Patric Tucker is charged with vehicular homicide and vehicular manslaughter in the death of 31-year-old Jordan...