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Cleveland Police Have Backlog Of Complaints Against Officers

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police are still dealing with a backlog of several hundred unresolved citizen complaints against officers as the department prepares to start training on a new policy about how officers use force. The Office of Professional Standards has a backlog of...

Police Find 2 Men Shot Dead Outside North-central Ohio Home

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police in north-central Ohio say two men were found dead outside a Mansfield home after an early morning shooting. Officers went to the house after gunfire was reported early Sunday morning. Mansfield police didn’t immediately release information...

Ohio Family Gets Back Grandfather’s Purple Heart From WW I

FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — A family has a piece of its history back after a grandfather’s Purple Heart for service in World War I was returned in a ceremony Saturday following years, and miles, of separation. Carl Bond’s family didn’t know the medal existed — or was...

Ohio Township Under Fire For Seeking ‘Right To Work’

WEST CHESTER, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio township is under fire for plans to become a “Right to Work” community, which means workers in the private sector wouldn’t be required to join or pay dues to a labor organization as a condition of employment. The...

Graduate Student Aims At Lofty Goals For Honoring John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A graduate student from suburban New York has made it his mission to fight for a series of tangible honors for the late astronaut John Glenn, including a statue, a portrait and a having Glenn’s Ohio birthplace on the National Historic Register....

Auto Parts Plant In Northern Ohio Closing Later This Month

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — An auto parts plant that employs more than 300 people in northern Ohio will shut down later this month. The owners of KBI in Sandusky announced the closing last fall and now say that the remaining workers will be laid off Jan. 23. The factory makes wheel...

Ohio Retailer That Sells Beer, Wine, Hardware Closing Stores

MONCLOVA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio retailer that sells beer, wine, hardware and groceries is closing all of its retail stores. The Andersons announced on Sunday it will close its two Columbus-area stores and its two other Toledo-area stores. CEO Pat Bowe said on the...

Authorities: Woman Walking Dog Finds Body In Wooded Area

DOYLESTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman walking her dog found a body in a wooded area in northeast Ohio. The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office says the body was found around 4:30 p.m. on Sunday in the village of Doylestown, near Akron. The body hasn’t been...

Cavs And Warriors Headline MLK Day For The NBA

There are days the NBA holds dear, days the league sets even more emphasis on putting its best foot forward. Opening night, Christmas Day, All-Star weekend. They are all important dates for the league to engage its fans, grab ratings and put on a show. Ranking right up near the...

Air Force Agency Reports $8.1B In Foreign Military Sales

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — An agency at Ohio’s largest military base has handled $8.1 billion in foreign military sales in fiscal year 2016. The Dayton Daily News reports ( ) the amount is a drop of more than half from the prior year. Air Force Security...