Ohio’s Supreme Court Upholds Police Immunity In Chase Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that says five law enforcement officers sued by a woman injured during a high-speed chase are immune from legal liability. There was disagreement among the justices on immunity standards. The majority ruled officers...

Ohio’s Supreme Court Upholds Police Immunity In Chase Case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that says five law enforcement officers sued by a woman injured during a high-speed chase are immune from legal liability. There was disagreement among the justices on immunity standards. The majority ruled officers...

Ohio High Court: ‘Bath Salts’ Were Outlawed Drugs By 2011

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has resolved a conflict over laws meant to outlaw drugs sometimes known as bath salts or synthetic marijuana. The court ruled 6-1 Tuesday that the Ohio General Assembly made the synthetic drugs illegal in 2011. At issue before the...

2 Teen Boys Struck, Injured While Trying To Cross Ohio Road

FOREST PARK, Ohio (AP) — Two teenagers have been hospitalized after being hit while trying to cross a road at night in the northern Cincinnati suburb of Forest Park. The Hamilton County sheriff’s office says a 13-year-old boy was in critical condition Monday night after...

Browns’ Win Means Money For 0-16 Parade Will Go To Food Bank

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns’ first victory of the season also has become a win for the Greater Cleveland Food Bank. Some fans upset over the team’s poor performance this year were planning a “Perfect Season Parade” if the Browns ended up winless....

Police: Woman Arrested For Threat To Shoot Up Ohio Hospital

ALLIANCE, Ohio (AP) — A woman accused of threatening to shoot people at a northeastern Ohio hospital and blow it up after a relative died there has been arrested on a charge of making terroristic threats. The Repository in Canton ( ) reports the 35-year-old Alliance woman was...

Number Of Youth Gunshot Victims On The Rise In Central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health care officials and local authorities have noticed an alarming trend that more youths are being shot in central Ohio than there ever have before. Dr. Jonathan Groner, trauma director at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, tells The Columbus Dispatch...

Draft Of Police’s Use-of-force Training Nearly Finished

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police officials say a program being drafted to train officers on the department’s new use-of-force policies will be completed at some point during the next two weeks. Cleveland.com reports ( ) a motion filed Monday in federal court states that...

Miami U. Modifies Greek Life System In Wake Of Violations

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Miami University in southwest Ohio has revamped its Greek Life system after suspending three fraternities and putting several others on probation in light of hazing, alcohol and drug violations this year. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports ( ) university...

Surprising Blue Jackets Pile Up The Wins, Lead The NHL

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — When the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Montreal Canadiens two days before Christmas for the team’s 12th consecutive win, the sell-out crowd at Nationwide Arena stayed put and cheered long past the final horn. Understandable, given that the fans here...