Fri, 28 Apr 2017 18:15:29 GMT
A northern Ohio man's lawsuit accusing police of using excessive force says he spent seven days in a hospital after he was arrested last year. Cody Jones says officers in Elyria slammed him against a cruiser, tackled him and fired a stun gun last April.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 13:10:06 GMT
A treasurer accused of stealing more than $600,000 from his northeast Ohio firefighters union has been indicted on felony charges, including aggravated theft. The Akron union's president, Russ Brode, tells the Akron Beacon Journal that the group had protections in place and an accounting review, but it relied on information from the now-jailed treasurer, Joseph Ruhlin.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 08:25:53 GMT
Much needed reform of Ohio's CAUV formula has been included in the Ohio House's biennial budget proposal, which is good news for Ohio's family farmers, according to the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. Farm Bureau is encouraging its members to contact their state representatives and ask them to protect and keep the Current Agricultural Use Value language throughout the budget process.
Fri, 28 Apr 2017 03:48:25 GMT
A leader of ISIS' affiliate in Saudi Arabia was designated as a terrorist on Thursday, according to the State Department. Mubarak Mohammad A Alotaibi, a 31-year-old Saudi citizen, was added as a "Specially Designated Global Terrorist" , which imposes sanctions on foreigners determined to have committed, or to pose a significant risk of committing acts of terrorism that threaten the security of U.S. nationals, national security, foreign policy or the economy of the United States.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 22:59:01 GMT
A workplace safety agency is investigating the death of a man hurt in an explosion while transferring fuel between hauling trucks at a northern Ohio business. The Sandusky Register reports 70-year-old Thomas Layton, of Sandusky, died Tuesday at a hospital after the explosion that morning.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 18:05:37 GMT
HEBRON, Ky. - An Ohio man is in federal custody, facing charges related to attempting to provide material support to terrorist group ISIS.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 13:05:49 GMT
In this Nov. 19, 2012, file photo, polar bear Aurora, right, a female, gets acquainted with Nanuq, a male, during their first 24 hours together at the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium in Powell, Ohio. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium said it has euthanized Nanuq on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, after veterinarians determined he had liver cancer with limited treatment options.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 10:37:39 GMT
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Wednesday he expects to release a policy agenda within the next few months that delivers "bang for the buck," partly by encouraging more private-sector collaboration. In an interview with The Associated Press, Carson said he expects to advance public-private partnerships, extending low-income housing tax credits and providing more opportunities for public-housing residents to get jobs at the buildings where they live.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 06:06:31 GMT
Members of the Sons of the American Legion Fifth District held their annual pizza and bingo party for the residents of the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky on Saturday. A total of 31 volunteers, including Sons, American Legion and American Legion Auxiliary members, along with their relatives and friends, made the trip to OVH from the 10 counties in the Fifth District to thank and honor the residents for their service.
Thu, 27 Apr 2017 01:22:11 GMT
A man has been accused of taking children in handcuffs to tour an Ohio county jail and courthouse while wearing a police uniform. The Akron Beacon Journal reports Christopher S. Hendon claimed he was part of a police program that gives kids prison tours to scare them off from committing crimes.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:31:35 GMT
This photo provided by the Clinton County Sheriff's Office shows Dennis Dunn, who was arrested Wednesday, April 26, 2017, on a charge of kidnapping. A woman's cries for help from Dunn's shed led to her rescue from a pit in the shed, where police in Ohio said she was being held captive.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 20:31:34 GMT
The government says two Ohio men have been arrested on allegations of killing two women to keep them from talking to police about drug activity and a severe assault. Federal prosecutors say Antwan Hutchinson and Michael Favors killed the women Feb. 23 because they were seen as potential witnesses against the pair.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:34:16 GMT
A suburban Cincinnati man accused of having a 14-year-old girl brought to his home by taxi while he was on electronic monitoring, holding her captive for months and raping her has pleaded guilty to charges in county court as his federal case is pending. Twenty-one-year-old Cody Jackson pleaded guilty Tuesday to unlawful sexual conduct with a minor and interference with custody.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 12:58:19 GMT
U.S. military vehicle moves as South Korean police officers try to block residents and protesters who oppose a plan to deploy an advanced U.S. missile defense system called Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or THAAD, in ... . In this Monday, April 24, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Ohio-class guided-missile submarine USS Michigan is greeted as it arrives in Busan, South Korea, for a sc... .
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 08:13:25 GMT
President Donald Trump's housing secretary has been traveling the country gathering input from agency field staff, local leaders and residents of public housing developments. His three-day visit to Ohio begins Wednesday.
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 05:55:04 GMT
A pit bull broke free from a chain at a home and attacked a man in an alley, mauling him to death, reports say. A person who called 911 said Maurice Brown, 60, could be heard screaming "Jesus, help me, help me" as the dog mauled Brown at about 4:40 a.m. Tuesday, the Associated Press reports .
Wed, 26 Apr 2017 03:44:47 GMT
Investigators in southwest Ohio say a man died after being mauled by a dog, which was later fatally shot by police.