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Woman crashes into yoga studio, suffers critical injuries

CLEVELAND (AP) — A driver who crashed through the front door of a yoga studio in downtown Cleveland is being treated for critical injuries. Cleveland police say the Jaws of Life were used to free the woman from the wreckage Sunday morning. Inner Bliss Yoga Studio says no one was inside the ...

Police probe ‘horrific’ death of teenage boy trapped in van

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities pledged on Thursday to find out what went wrong in the death of a 16-year-old boy they say became trapped by a minivan bench seat in a school parking lot and whose body was found about six hours after he first called 911. Police ...

Ohio House speaker moves up resignation, leaving immediately

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger is stepping down immediately, moving up a resignation he announced earlier this week amid talk of an FBI investigation into his activities. Brad Miller, a spokesman for House Republicans, said Thursday that Rosenberger's decision to ...

Teen shot multiple times, killed in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a 17-year-old boy has been killed in a flurry of gunfire outside a home in Cleveland. Cleveland police have not identified the teen shot multiple times Thursday afternoon. A police spokeswoman said the teen was standing outside a home when shots rang out. A ...

Mom, boyfriend plead not guilty in death of 4-year-old girl

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman and her boyfriend have pleaded not guilty to aggravated murder and other charges in the death of the woman's 4-year-old daughter. A medical examiner says Aniya Day-Garrett died last month in Euclid (YOO'-klihd) from a stroke caused by blunt impacts ...

Cleveland police bosses plead not guilty for shooting roles

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Five Cleveland police supervisors have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges for failing to supervise a high-speed chase that ended with a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two unarmed black people in November 2012. The supervisors entered ...

Ohio Senate approves $115M plan to replace voting machines

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Counties would split nearly $115 million to replace voting machines around Ohio under a plan approved this week by the Ohio Senate. It now goes to the Ohio House, where lawmakers might consider it before summer break. The Columbus Dispatch reports most Ohio voting ...

Democrats cite differences in final Ohio governor’s debate

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press MIDDLETOWN, Ohio (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Dennis Kucinich cited his tough stance on gun control to appeal to young voters, while former federal consumer protection chief Richard Cordray said he had taken on powerful financial institutions, as Democratic ...

Police: Woman attacks 2 people after dog eats her marijuana

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Police in Ohio say a dog ate a woman's stash of pot, leading her to attack two other women because the dog's owner refused to pay for the marijuana. Springfield police say 20-year-old Desarae Smith was arrested on Monday and charged with assault. Clark County ...

Ohio court to decide if ex-player can sue over concussions

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court will decide whether the widow of a former University of Notre Dame football player can sue the school and the NCAA over allegations her husband was disabled by concussions from his college career in the ...