Cincinnati Police Officer Slams White Cops In Facebook Post

CINCINNATI (AP) — A black Cincinnati police officer is under investigation over a Facebook post that mentioned that white officers “are looking for a reason to kill a black man.” The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Officer Freddie Vincent posted the comments earlier this...

Trump Says US Will Be Safer, Richer If He Is President

CLEVELAND (AP) — Donald Trump has accepted the Republican nomination for president, promising anxious Americans that they will be safer and richer if he is elected in November. Trump painted a dire state of affairs in the United States and the world — instability abroad and...

Trump’s Closer Is Over, Clinton Set To Snag Attention

CLEVELAND (AP) — In the swirl of balloons and cheers of the masses, Donald Trump finally had his Rocky moment after a rocky convention, and now Democrats are eager to step up for their own spectacle. Hillary Clinton is set to snatch attention from Republicans by naming her...

GOP Convention Ends Quietly With Few Arrests After Protests

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland has breathed a sigh of relief as the Republican convention concluded with about two dozen arrests over four days thanks to a massive police presence and protesters’ own concerns for their safety. City officials and police who braced for mass...

Making GOP History, Trump Vows To Protect LGBTQ Community

CLEVELAND (AP) — With five letters, Donald Trump brushed off decades of Republican reluctance to voice full-throated support for gay rights — at least for a night. Trump’s call in his speech to the Republican National Convention for protecting the “LGBTQ...

Ohio Teen Sentenced To Life In Slayings

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy in Toledo has been sentenced to life prison without parole for killing his 16-year-old ex-girlfriend and her 14-year-old brother. Devonte Brown was sentenced as an adult Thursday after entering an Alford plea last month to aggravated murder...

Ohio Officials To Release June Unemployment, Jobs Data

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State officials are set to announce Ohio’s unemployment rate and other jobs data for last month. The Friday report from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services will show job gains and losses from sectors such as construction, manufacturing and...

Port Authority Closes $1.2M Deal To Buy Cincinnati Gardens

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Port of Greater Cincinnati Development Authority has finalized its purchase of an aging arena that once hosted The Beatles and was home to the western Ohio city’s former NBA franchise. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports ( ) the Port Authority closed a...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump Resurfaces Debunked Claims In Speech

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite promising “the truth, and nothing else” in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims and some new ones Thursday night — about the U.S. tax burden, the perils facing police, Hillary...

Trump Pledges Better Times For US In Convention Finale

CLEVELAND (AP) — Declaring America in crisis, Donald Trump pledged to cheering Republicans and still-skeptical voters Thursday night that as president he will restore the safety they fear they’re losing, strictly curb immigration and save the nation from a Hillary Clinton...