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5 accused of forcing migrant teens to work at Ohio egg farms

July 2, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Federal authorities have indicted five people on charges related to allegations of illegally bringing teenagers from Guatemala and forcing them to work long hours with little pay... more »»

Judge won't delay awarding of Cincinnati streetcar contract

July 2, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has denied two unions' request to delay the Cincinnati streetcar operations contract from being awarded by a transit authority. more »»

Police bosses in 137-shot barrage charged in black suburb

July 2, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Five white Cleveland police supervisors accused of failing to stop a chase that ended with a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two black suspects were charged... more »»

'Citizen of the year' gets 14 years in California fraud case

July 2, 2015

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former California real estate developer once honored as his city's citizen of the year was sentenced Thursday to the maximum 14 years in prison for bilking investors who... more »»

Plane diverts to Ohio airport after alleged threats by flier

July 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials say a plane headed from St. Louis to Washington, D.C. more »»

State to block boats from Ohio's Buckeye Lake for fireworks

July 2, 2015

BUCKEYE LAKE, Ohio (AP) — Public boat ramps at Ohio's Buckeye Lake will be closed for Fourth of July fireworks to ensure people don't get stuck in shallow water in their boats while watching the... more »»

Wrongly imprisoned brothers sues detectives, Cleveland

July 2, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — Two brothers exonerated after spending decades in prison on a conviction and death sentences in a 1975 slaying have sued the city of Cleveland and the detectives who investigated... more »»

Ohio State marching band will visit London for NFL event

July 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University's marching band is ramping up to appear this fall at the NFL International Series in London. It is the group's first-ever trip abroad. more »»

Plane diverted to Ohio airport after alleged threats

July 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There are reports that a plane has been diverted to an Ohio airport after a passenger allegedly made threatening remark. more »»

Unions sue Cincinnati, transit group over streetcar contract

July 2, 2015

CINCINNATI (AP) — A union that wants to run Cincinnati's streetcar is trying to block a transit authority from awarding the streetcar operations contract to a private company. more »»

Ohio Medicaid plan would require enrollees to share in cost

July 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Officials estimate that about 1 million low-income Ohioans could be required pay a new monthly cost for Medicaid health coverage or potentially lose it under a Republican... more »»

Ohio prosecutor, judge, crash bikes in separate incidents

July 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor and a judge are recovering from injuries suffered in separate bike accidents on the same day. more »»

Court dismisses appeal of Cleveland officer's acquittal

July 2, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio court has dismissed an appeal filed by prosecutors after the acquittal of a Cleveland police officer charged in the fatal shooting of two unarmed suspects in 2012. more »»

Kent State president proposes tripling university endowment

July 2, 2015

KENT, Ohio (AP) — The president of Kent State University has proposed more than tripling the school's endowment to provide more student scholarships and add faculty position. more »»

1 dead after stabbing at southwest Ohio apartment complex

July 2, 2015

SPRINGDALE, Ohio (AP) — Police say one person is dead after multiple people were stabbed at an apartment complex in southwest Ohio, including another adult and three children. more »»

Interstate closure leads to rough central Ohio commute

July 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An interstate closure is leading to a rough morning commute for central Ohio drivers. more »»

Cleveland airport commemorates its 90th anniversary

July 2, 2015

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio airport thought to be science fiction when it was planned in the 1920s is celebrating a historic milestone.

The Plain Dealer reports (http://bit. more »»

University of Toledo president gets to work on her 1st day

July 2, 2015

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — The University of Toledo's new president hasn't wasted any time getting to work in her new job.

The Blade in Toledo reports (http://bit. more »»

Ohio prosecutor: Former Dayton basketball player sentenced

July 2, 2015

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio prosecutor says a former University of Dayton basketball player convicted of trespassing charges has been sentenced to 30 days in jail and ordered to pay... more »»

Dayton VA Medical Center in southwest Ohio holds open house

July 2, 2015

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in southwest Ohio says holding an open house gives the public a chance to learn more about its services, job openings and... more »»

Ohio high court orders use of gender-neutral language

July 2, 2015

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has ordered the use of gender-neutral references in family court cases in place of words such as husband and wife following the U.S. more »»


Brooke Senior Center bingo July 2, 2015

The Brooke County Senior Center, 948 Main St., will hold a weekly quarter bingo from noon to 4 p.m. each Thursday.All ages are welcome. more »

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