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Senator: 2020 Democratic candidates should focus on workers

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, who is considering a 2020 presidential run, said Sunday that a Democratic presidential candidate hoping to win Ohio should have a message aimed at workers and their needs. The Ohio Democrat repeated in an interview Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press" ...

Sheriff: Inmate found unresponsive at jail dies

MANSFIELD, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff says an inmate has been found unresponsive at a jail in Ohio and has died. Richland County Sheriff Steve Sheldon said in a release that 37-year-old Joseph Breeze was found unresponsive at the county jail in Mansfield about 11 a.m. Saturday after another ...

Graduate of Ohio State University among US Rhodes scholars

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A 2018 graduate of Ohio State University from suburban Columbus is a U.S. Rhodes scholar. The Rhodes Trust announced Sunday that Laila Ujayli, of Dublin, Ohio, is among 32 men and women chosen from 880 applicants for studies beginning next fall at Oxford University in ...

Police: Woman fatally stabbed; suspect taken into custody

SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a woman has been fatally stabbed at her suburban Cleveland home. Shaker Heights police say they responded to a home about 9:30 p.m. Saturday for a reported domestic dispute. They say 45-year-old Aisha (ah-EE'-shah) Fraser had been stabbed and died. ...

Police: Body of man shot multiple times found in yard

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say the body of a man who was shot multiple times has been found in a yard in Cleveland. Cleveland police said officers arrived at the scene about 8:30 a.m. Sunday and found the body of a man believed to be in his 20s. A police statement said the unidentified man had ...

Additional charges filed in Akron dorm accidental shooting

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police say additional charges have been filed in the case of an apparent accidental shooting inside a dormitory at the University of Akron. The Nov. 10 shooting wounded a 19-year-old man who was not a student. A 17-year-old boy who also was not a student was taken into ...

Kasich: Midterm turnout suggests opening for independent bid

By HOLLY RAMER, Associated Press CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday while he remains undecided about another presidential run, the midterm election results could suggest a greater opening for an independent or third-party candidate. Kasich made his second trip this ...

Jury awards $5M each to men wrongfully imprisoned for murder

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A jury has awarded $5 million each to three Ohio men who spent almost 20 years in jail after being wrongfully imprisoned for murder. Cleveland.com reports that jurors decided East Cleveland police officers violated the rights of Laurese Glover, Eugene Johnson and ...

Police identify woman hit and killed with her own vehicle

CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities have identified a 33-year-old Cleveland mother as the woman killed when two men entered her family's vehicle and struck her with it. Cleveland police say Lesley Dejesus Gonzalez was painting at a church Thursday afternoon with her two children and their father ...

House Republicans elect McCarthy over Ohio’s Jim Jordan

By LISA MASCARO, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Kevin McCarthy easily won an internal party election to take over the shrunken House GOP caucus, handing the seven-term Californian a familiar role of building the party back to a majority as well as protecting ...