Ohio News

Lifesaver or distraction? Police split on anti-overdose drug

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press BATAVIA, Ohio (AP) — The sheriff of Clermont County firmly believes it's a call of duty for his deputies to carry a nasal spray that brings people back from the brink of death by drug overdose. Less than 50 miles away, his counterpart in Butler County is dead ...

Officer hurt when driver hits police cruiser along highway

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a central Ohio officer helping a stranded motorist suffered minor injuries when a suspected impaired driver hit his parked cruiser on the right berm of a highway. Columbus police say the impact from the Saturday night crash on Interstate 670 activated the air ...

Cleveland State gets $1M to create entrepreneurship lab

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland State University has received $1 million to create a collaborative, interdisciplinary learning laboratory to foster creative thinking, innovation and entrepreneurship. The gift from industrial property developer Weston Inc. will be used to create the Weston ...

Advocates seek tiny home solution for Akron’s homeless

By DOUG LIVINGSTON, Akron Beacon Journal AKRON, Ohio (AP) — There's a big man living illegally in a tiny house somewhere in the woods near downtown Akron. At 6-foot-3-inches tall and sometimes seen smiling beneath a green John Deere ball cap, Ethan "Country" Bruner, 25, is more gentle than ...

Cleveland pays $375,000 to settle police shooting lawsuit

By MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland has agreed to pay $375,000 to settle a lawsuit that claimed a white Cleveland police officer shot and wounded an unarmed black man who was trying to surrender while lying face down in a garage. Court documents show that a ...

End of days comes for Ohio man’s ‘zombie Nativity’ scene

CINCINNATI (AP) — A ghoulish holiday tradition outside of Cincinnati will soon come to a close after an Ohio man said he won't put up his "zombie Nativity" scene after this year. Sycamore Township's Jasen Dixon said he originally wasn't planning to install the display this Christmas ...

Ohio appeals court orders release of juror questionnaires

By DAN SEWELL, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio appeals court on Wednesday ruled that a judge should release jury questionnaires used for the second trial of a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist. The three 1st District Court of Appeals judges ...

Goodyear blows up new home for airship: an inflatable hangar

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Morning commuters on a Southern California highway were greeted Wednesday by a huge structure that wasn't there the night before. In a matter of hours overnight, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. raised a giant inflatable hangar that will be the permanent home of one of ...

Rock Hall 2018 class: Nina Simone, Bon Jovi, the Moody Blues

By MESFIN FEKADU, AP Music Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Iconic singer Nina Simone and New Jersey rockers Bon Jovi lead the 2018 class of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees, which includes four first-time nominees. The Cars, as well as first-time contenders Dire Straits, The Moody Blues and ...

Oberlin College seeks dismissal of business’ lawsuit

OBERLIN, Ohio (AP) — Oberlin College wants a judge to dismiss a lawsuit that claims student protests after a 2016 shoplifting incident hurt business at a bakery near the Ohio school's campus. The Chronicle-Tribune in Elyria reports the motion filed last week disputes allegations made by ...