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Cleveland: Boy Shot By Cop Died Because Of His Own Actions

CLEVELAND (AP) — The city of Cleveland says it isn’t to blame for the death of a 12-year-old boy who had a pellet gun when he was shot by police near a recreation center. In court documents, the city says Tamir Rice’s injuries and the subsequent complaints for damages...

Sheriff’s Office Does Local Policing In Cincinnati Suburbs

SILVERTON, Ohio (AP) — A Cincinnati-area sheriff’s department has taken over policing in more suburbs, and other local jurisdictions are eyeing that option as they deal with tight finances and needs for services. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports the Hamilton County...

Police Say Man Seeking Revenge Fatally Stabbed Wrong Person

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a fatal stabbing in a neighborhood near Ohio State University might be a case of misplaced revenge and mistaken identity. Police tell The Columbus Dispatch ( ) the 23-year-old suspect apparently was trying to avenge an earlier attack on a friend...

Prosecutors Subpoena 40 People For Ohio Ex-lawmaker’s Trial

CINCINNATI (AP) — Prosecutors could call 40 people to testify in the case of a former southwest Ohio lawmaker accused of misleading investors about a company’s financial status and using their money for personal gain. Court documents show prosecutors have filed 40 subpoenas...

Ohio Gas Prices Rise Again, Match National Average

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio gas prices are on par with the national average to start the week but remain significantly cheaper than at this time last year. The state average for a gallon of regular gas was $2.43 in Monday’s survey from auto club AAA, the Oil Price...

Amish To Be Resentenced For Remaining Charges In Attacks

CLEVELAND (AP) — Sixteen members of a breakaway Amish community from eastern Ohio are scheduled to be resentenced in Cleveland after a federal appellate court overturned their hate crime convictions. The resentencing Monday afternoon is necessary because their original sentences...

Boston Falls Short Of Season Snow Record _ For Now

BOSTON (AP) — It has topped more than 100 inches of snow this season, but Boston is just short of surpassing its 20-year-old snowfall record — for now that is. Sunday’s snowfall brought the city’s total to 103.9 inches. It needs just 3.7 inches more to break the...

Scott’s Foul Shots, Russell’s 28 Lead Ohio State Past Purdue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Shannon Scott hit three free throws in the final 24 seconds and D’Angelo Russell scored 28 points to lead Ohio State, which rebounded from a 12-point deficit, to a 65-61 victory over Purdue on Sunday night. Sam Thompson added 14 points for the Buckeyes...

Penguins Win 4th Straight, Top Reeling Blue Jackets 5-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored twice and added an assist and Pittsburgh’s revived power play dominated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Sunday night. David Perron, Steve Downie and Derrick Pouliot also scored for the Penguins, who have won four straight. Sidney...

Penguins Win 4th Straight, Top Reeling Blue Jackets 5-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evgeni Malkin scored twice and added an assist and Pittsburgh’s revived power play dominated the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-3 on Sunday night. David Perron, Steve Downie and Derrick Pouliot also scored for the Penguins, who have won four straight. Sidney...