Ex-North Korean captive from Ohio reacts to detainee release

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man held in North Korea for six months in 2014 says he is sure three newly released American detainees are “ready to come home.” Jeffrey...
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Judge overseeing opioid suits seeks steps to address crisis

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge who hopes to settle hundreds of lawsuits filed by government entities over the opioid crisis says he’s resolved to take steps this year to address the...
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Cincinnati police officer injured in 2-car morning crash

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say a Cincinnati police officer was injured in a two-car crash and taken to the hospital for evaluation. The accident happened around 7 a.m. Thursday on the...
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Cleveland police investigate after body found at bus stop

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland police are investigating an apparent homicide after the body of a man shot multiple times was found at a bus stop. Police were called to the scene on the...
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Prosecutor: Man’s drink scam defrauded Ne-Yo, Brian McKnight

CINCINNATI (AP) — A New Jersey man is accused of running a multimillion-dollar scam that bilked singers Ne-Yo and Brian McKnight, who invested in a sports drink company. Kevin Foster, of...
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The NBA’s Final Four: Cavs, Celtics, Warriors, Rockets

The franchise with the most titles. The best player of this generation. The reigning champions. The probable MVP. The NBA has its Final Four. It certainly does not disappoint. Boston’s win...
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Off-duty firefighter killed in motorcycle crash

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An off-duty Columbus firefighter has died in a motorcycle crash in the city’s downtown area. Columbus police say 32-year-old Derek Walton was riding his...
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Cincinnati votes to ban bump stocks

CINCINNATI (AP) — Bump stocks are now illegal in Cincinnati. The Cincinnati Enquirer reports the Cincinnati City Council voted 7-2 Wednesday to ban bump stocks within city limits, with...
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