Court Considers Dismissal Of Ohio Judge’s Charges

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge in southwest Ohio plans to rule on a juvenile court judge’s challenges to the charges against her. Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Norbert Nadel (NAY’-dul) has said he would rule Tuesday on pretrial motions in the case against Judge Tracie...

Ex-teachers, Pupils Question Ohio Charter Schools

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former teachers and students at a string of charter schools in Ohio plan to question the state school board over its alleged inaction toward the facilities in the wake of mounting complaints. The FBI and other authorities are investigating schools in Ohio...

Cespedes Wins Again, Beating Frazier In HR Derby

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes became the first repeat winner of the All-Star home run derby in 15 years, powering his way past Cincinnati’s Todd Frazier by a whopping 9-1 in the final round Monday night. Ken Griffey Jr. took the title in 1998 and 1999....

3 Killed, 11 Injured In Fiery Ohio Crash

MARION, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say three people have been killed and 11 others injured in a fiery, multi-vehicle crash in north-central Ohio. The Ohio State Highway Patrol says the crash happened Monday afternoon on state Route 423 in Marion. The victims have been identified as...

Arena Football League

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Appeals Court Upholds Tossing Of Asian Carp Suit

CHICAGO (AP) — The U.S. Court of Appeals in Chicago has upheld a lower court ruling dismissing a lawsuit filed by five states seeking the placement of barriers to keep Asian carp from invading the Great Lakes. Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Ohio and Pennsylvania claim the U.S....

Ohio Patrol: Multiple Cars Involved In Fatal Crash

MARION, Ohio (AP) — A dispatcher for the State Highway Patrol says multiple vehicles were involved in a fatal crash on Ohio 423 in north-central Ohio. The dispatcher at the patrol’s Marion post says the crash occurred just before 3:30 p.m. Monday in Marion. The dispatcher...

Federal Lawsuit Over Cincinnati Park Rules Settled

CINCINNATI (AP) — Three residents of a Cincinnati neighborhood have settled their federal lawsuit over rules for a renovated urban park they said were written behind closed doors and designed to exclude homeless and poor people. Attorney Jennifer Kinsley represented the...

Chronology Of Pilot Flying J Truck Stop Probe

A timeline of events in the federal investigation into alleged rebate fraud at the Pilot Flying J truck-stop chain owned by the family of Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam and his brother, Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam: — May 4, 2011: An informant contacts the FBI about a regional...

4 Indicted In Slaying Of Ohio Restaurant Owner

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Two pairs of brothers have been indicted in connection with the robbery and shooting death of a popular suburban Cleveland restaurant owner. Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty said Monday a grand jury has indicted...