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1 hr ago |

For the U.S. House

Copyright i 1 2 2014 Beacon Journal Publishing Co. Inc and Black Press. All Rights Reserved.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Westlake, OH, Medina County, OH, Opinion

5 hrs ago | Lancaster Eagle-Gazette

Fatal overdoses see another rise in '12

Ask 2-year-old Jazlen Harden where her mother is, and she has two answers. The first person she points to is her mother's twin sister, Beth Carey, who has cared for her this past year.


Related Topix: Drugs, Marion, OH, Ohio, Medicine, OxyContin, Roxicodone, Oxycodone (generic)

8 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

More charges against Bedford Court Judge Harry Jacob

A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury has added five additional charges against Bedford Municipal Court Judge Harry J. Jacob III, according to Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty.


Related Topix: Solon, OH, Bedford Heights, OH

9 hrs ago | WVIZ-TV Cleveland

County Prosecutor Says Police Officer Justified in Shooting Death of Kenneth Smith

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty has ruled that city police officer Roger Jones was justified when he shot and killed Kenneth Smith in March 2012.


Related Topix: Violent Crime, Cleveland, OH

10 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Maple Heights man hides car, claims insurance for theft

Maple Heights man abandons his car at a repair shop, then claims it was stolen while it was parked outside a Cleveland bar, and collects $9,000 insurance Maple Heights man abandons his car at a repair shop, then claims it was stolen while it was parked outside a Cleveland bar, and collects $9,000 insurance A Maple Heights man thought he could hide ... (more)


Related Topix: Maple Heights, OH, Cleveland, OH

14 hrs ago |

Search continues for missing boaters; defense attorneys want evidence tossed; 2 arrested...

Michael Madison listens to his attorney, David Grant, during a hearing in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.


Related Topix: Violent Crime

18 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Armond D. Budish in the Democratic primary for Cuyahoga County executive: editorial board

Armond D. Budish, a former speaker of the Ohio House and term-limited state representative, has attracted a great deal of ire from his five Democratic challengers in the May 6 primary for Cuyahoga County executive.


Related Topix: North Olmsted, OH, Cleveland, OH, Opinion

22 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Perspective | Between the Lines moving on for changePerspective |...

For those of you who have not been viewers, I've had the pleasure and privilege of hosting the segment for the past 11 years.


Related Topix: Meet the Press, Entertainment, Television, Tim Russert

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Modesto Bee

Ohio sees record high heroin overdose deaths

The state says 680 people died of heroin overdoses in 2012, up from 426 deaths in 2011, a 37 percent increase, according to data being released Friday.


Related Topix: Drugs, Ohio, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Deval Patrick, US Governors, Peter Shumlin

Man charged in connection with crash that killed Broadview Heights man, 83

A man is accused of vehicular homicide in connection with a crash that killed an 83-year-old man Monday in Broadview Heights.


Related Topix: Broadview Heights, OH, Garfield Heights, OH

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty rules 2012 fatal shooting by off-duty...

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy J. McGinty today announced he has ruled the March 2012 fatal shooting of 20-year-old Kenneth Smith by Cleveland Patrolman Roger Jones as justified.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Prosecutor: Police shooting of Smith ruled 'lawful'

Smith then lunged toward a semi-automatic weapon with a laser scope that was visible to Jones and easily accessible between the front seats.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Fund established to aid victims of fatal Middleburg Heights fire

A fund has been established to aid the victims of a fatal fire at a Middleburg Heights home early Thursday.


Related Topix: Middleburg Heights, OH, Brook Park, OH

Cuyahoga County Public Library receives state auditor's award: Community Voices

From left: Cuyahoga County Public Library board president Maria L. Spangler, Ohio Auditor Dave Yost, library fiscal officer Scott A. Morgan and library executive director Sari Feldman.


Body found on Lake Erie; death of shooting victim's father accidental; man dies in...

A 37-year-old man died at this home, which was the site of a fire early Thursday, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner.


Related Topix: Ohio, Sandusky, OH, US Military, US Coast Guard

Search for unclaimed Cuyahoga County inheritance money

Search tip: You can search by partial names, which is handy if you have a name that's frequently misspelled.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH

Candidate for governor tells newspaper he doesn't know where Youngstown is, former mayor...

This, Larry Ealy, is downtown Youngstown. Give us a call and we'll draw you a map, too.


Related Topix: US Governors, John Kasich, Ohio

The Plain Dealer

Richmond Heights superintendent resigns months after being accused of ...

Richmond Heights Superintendent Robert Moore resigned Monday, several weeks after pleading not guilty to charges of bribery, theft and extortion.


Related Topix: Richmond Heights, OH, Cleveland Heights, OH

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Crain's Cleveland Business

Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority CEO named to the Marine...

Will Friedman, president and CEO of the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Port Authority, has been named to the Marine Transportation System National Advisory Council, a 29-member group that advises U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx on maritime business issues.


Cleveland schools' aide charged with kidnapping, child endangering in altercation with...

A Cleveland schools' teacher's aide was charged Wednesday with child endangering and kidnapping involving an altercation with an 11-year-old student.


Related Topix: Cleveland, OH