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Suspect in planned Cleveland July 4 bombing appears in court

Jul 02 2018

CLEVELAND/WASHINGTON An Ohio man arrested on suspicion of planning to detonate a bomb at Cleveland's Fourth of July celebrations and then stand by and watch "it go off" was granted a public defender on Monday during his initial court appearance. | Video

'It’s about time': the 2018 Rock Hall inductions

Apr 15 2018

CLEVELAND It was a night of nostalgia, with an emphasis on 'better late than never,' as rockers from Bon Jovi, the Cars, Dire Straits and the Moody Blues braved the wet cold of Cleveland on Saturday in the 33rd class inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. | Video

Federal judge blocks Down syndrome abortion ban in Ohio

Mar 15 2018

CLEVELAND A federal judge on Wednesday blocked an Ohio law due to take effect later this month that would criminalize abortions based on a Down syndrome diagnosis, ruling that it violates a woman's right to choose.

Tax cuts offer Republicans a Trump-free campaign option

Feb 26 2018

ZANESVILLE, Ohio As Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman spoke to small-business owners over the weekend in his home state of Ohio, he hammered on a major election-year theme for Republicans - that tax cuts are helping the little guy.

Rights group sues to block Ohio Down syndrome abortion ban

Feb 15 2018

CLEVELAND The ACLU filed a lawsuit on Thursday challenging an Ohio law that criminalizes abortions if a doctor performing a termination is aware that the woman has received a diagnosis that her fetus has Down syndrome.

Ohio passes law barring abortion over Down syndrome diagnosis

Dec 13 2017

CLEVELAND Women in Ohio would be prohibited from receiving abortions because of a fetal Down syndrome diagnosis under a bill that passed the state senate on Wednesday and is heading to Republican Governor John Kasich’s desk.

Ohio plan to sue MLS owner over team move likely to fail: experts

Dec 08 2017

CLEVELAND Ohio's threatened lawsuit to prevent a Major League Soccer (MLS) team from leaving the state is unlikely to be successful in court, legal experts say.

Ohio court overturns death sentence for convicted murderer, orders new trial

Oct 04 2017

CLEVELAND A divided Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday overturned the death sentence of a man convicted of murdering a female bartender and ordered a new trial, saying prosecutors erred in showing jurors knives not used in the crime that the man owned.

Ohio lawmakers vote to freeze Medicaid expansion

Jun 28 2017

CLEVELAND Ohio's Republican-controlled legislature voted on Wednesday to freeze enrollment in the state's Medicaid healthcare insurance for the poor, setting the stage for a showdown with Republican Governor John Kasich, who favors expanding the program.

Brother of Ohio pastor shot dead during service gets 31 years to life

Jun 28 2017

CLEVELAND An Ohio man convicted of fatally shooting his brother, a pastor, during a Sunday morning church service in 2016 was sentenced on Wednesday to 31 years to life in prison, prosecutors said.

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