Ohio News

Port of Cleveland plans new US Customs facility for cruises

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Port Cleveland is planning to develop a more permanent U.S. Customs and Border Protection facility to process cruise passengers disembarking in the city on Lake Erie. The Cleveland port is planning to spend $600,000 to develop the facility for an increasing number of ...

75 years later, French ‘HistoPad’ offers new view of D-Day

By DAN SEWELL Associated Press DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The French and the Americans are working together again on a D-Day project — this time to give museum visitors the opportunity to travel back in time and experience the milestone World War II invasion 75 years later. From the viewpoints ...

School of fish? Pupils raise rainbow trout eggs into fry

By MATT MARKEY The (Toledo) Blade CASTALIA, Ohio (AP) — Just before the tiny rainbow trout they raised for the past few months swam off and disappeared into the chilly, dark reaches of one of the aging raceways that funnel into Cold Creek on the state hatchery grounds, the seventh- and ...

Jury acquits former Ohio officer of using excessive force

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A federal court jury has acquitted a former northern Ohio police officer of charges related to allegations of using of excessive force and writing a false report about the incident. The Blade reports the jury in Toledo reached its verdict Thursday on deprivation of ...

Federal judge keeps UAW lawsuit over plant closings in Ohio

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that a lawsuit filed by the United Auto Workers against General Motors over the closing of three plants should be heard in Ohio. The Warren Tribune Chronicle reports U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson in Youngstown, Ohio, on Thursday ...

Items belonging to Neil Armstrong sell at auction

DALLAS (AP) — Pieces from the Wright brothers' 1903 Flyer that Neil Armstrong took with him to the moon have sold for about $890,000 at an auction of memorabilia that belonged to the astronaut. They were among items Heritage Auctions offered Thursday that were owned by Armstrong, the first ...

Ohio appeals ruling finding House map unconstitutional

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is seeking to stay an order requiring a new congressional map be drawn by next month after a court ruling found its Republican-drawn congressional districts unconstitutional. An appeal was filed Monday on behalf of GOP Secretary of State Frank LaRose and Republican ...

Great Lakes water levels surge, some record highs predicted

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels are surging in the Great Lakes and likely will set records this summer, forecasters said Monday — a remarkable turnaround from earlier this decade that's bringing welcome relief to shippers and marina owners, ...

Nurses, staff go on strike at Ohio hospital

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Nurses and technicians and support staff at an Ohio hospital are on strike after an agreement was not reached with management on issues including overtime policies and health care costs. More than 2,000 health-care workers at Mercy Health St. Vincent Medical Center in ...

Sheriff’s office investigates woman’s death as homicide

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a woman's body has been found near a park in Ohio and the death is being investigated as a homicide. The Franklin County Sheriff's Office says the body of 42-year-old Carianna Faye Beery was found April 25, about 20 to 30 feet off a street in Mifflin ...