Checkered Progress On Disabled Care Despite Ruling

Brent Kaderli has a wheelchair-accessible van waiting in the driveway, a hospital bed in a spare bedroom and an electric lift that’s left unused. If the 30-year-old quadriplegic had his way, he’d be living here, in his father’s house, with help from aides....

Cavs Take Wiggins With No. 1 Pick In NBA Draft

NEW YORK (AP) — Andrew Wiggins of Kansas has been taken by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft. The Cavs went for a freshman from Canada to open the draft for the second straight year Thursday and will hope Wiggins works out better than Anthony Bennett....

GM Recalling Nearly 29,000 Cruzes To Fix Air Bags

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors Co. is recalling more than 29,000 Chevrolet Cruze compact cars because metal parts in the air bag assemblies can hit the driver and passengers if the bags are inflated. The cars, from the 2013 and 2014 model years, were built with an incorrect...

Defense Attorneys Say Businessman Made Mistake

CLEVELAND (AP) — Defense attorneys told jurors during closing arguments Thursday that a telemarketing millionaire made a mistake but did not willingly break the law when he funneled campaign contributions to two prominent Republican politicians. Federal prosecutors argued that...

FBI Arrests 28 In Alleged Cleveland Drug Ring

CLEVELAND (AP) — The FBI has arrested 28 people in Cleveland charged with trafficking heroin and cocaine shipped from Chicago, Texas and Toledo. The individuals were named in a 107-count federal indictment filed earlier this month and unsealed Thursday. The arrests included the...

A Look At Convicted Politicians Who Try Comebacks

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Not all politicians convicted of crimes leave politics for good. This week, ex-Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci decided to run for mayor again, despite a corruption conviction and 4 1/2 years spent in prison. A look at high-profile politicians who...

Patrol: 3 Dead In Central Ohio Single-car Crash

ALEXANDRIA, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says three people are dead after a car struck a tree in central Ohio. The patrol’s Granville post in Licking County said it was still trying to reach relatives following the early Thursday afternoon crash and had few details....

Ohio Official’s Vetting Of Law Firms Undocumented

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s selection process for hiring outside law firms has gone essentially undocumented, an Associated Press review has found. The firms sought lucrative special-counsel assignments in the area of securities fraud, and...

SW Ohio State Lawmaker, 67, Dies Unexpectedly

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio state lawmaker who represented southwest Ohio has died unexpectedly during the Legislature’s summer recess. State Rep. Terry Blair, a third-term Republican from Montgomery County, was running for re-election this fall. House Speaker William...

Ohio Family Settles Lawsuit Over Taser Death

CINCINNATI (AP) — The family of a Cincinnati father of eight who died after being shocked in the chest with a Taser stun gun has settled a federal lawsuit against police. North College Hill police were responding to calls about a fight and shots fired at a basketball game on June...