CLEVELAND (AP) — Parking lots located behind Cleveland's historic West Side Market will soon be patrolled by armed security guards during business hours.
Northeast Ohio Media Group reports (http://bit.ly/1OywoU6 ) Cleveland City Council on Monday authorized the city to spend $86,000 a year on the security detail, replacing a pre-existing contract with Willo Security for unarmed guards.
City officials say the new armed guards will likely be off-duty...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court is debating whether a convicted sex offender who wants to be a lawyer should be allowed to take the state bar exam.
The court scheduled a Tuesday hearing for the request by John Tynes, a former Army officer convicted in military court of sex-related offenses after his arrest in 1998 in an FBI sting operation in which he thought he was meeting a 15-year-old girl for sex.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Toledo Police have identified the man who fatally shot an unruly bar patron after he reportedly fired his own weapon following a disagreement over smoking cigarettes inside the establishment.
The Blade newspaper reports (http://bit.ly/1G2tRjR ) police say 46-year-old Anthony Henderson shot 21-year-old Keshawn Groom at the Spigot Bar in Toledo on Oct. 1.
Officials say a confrontational Groom was removed from the bar. He returned...
CLEVELAND (AP) — Police have arrested a 31-year-old Cleveland man after he allegedly injured his friend by shattering a glass bong over his head.
University Heights Lt. Dale Orians tells Northeast Ohio Media Group (http://bit.ly/1LhWRk9 ) that Vincent Morris was charged with felonious assault and aggravated menacing after he attacked his friend and threatened two women with a pocketknife on Saturday.
Police say Morris, reportedly high on marijuana...
HOWLAND, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio woman says fellow classic-car enthusiasts made her husband's dream come true by creating a personal parade and car show on his street after failing health kept him home.
The Vindicator newspaper (http://bit.ly/1RCsadU ) in Youngstown reports Dennis Hake sat in an electric scooter at the edge of his lawn, crying and smiling as dozens of cars rumbled by on Sunday afternoon.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democrats are looking to Tuesday's debate to stir enthusiasm for a presidential primary that so far has been largely drama-free.
Debate-watch parties are planned across the battleground state, including in big cities like Cincinnati, Columbus, Cleveland, Toledo and Akron and in smaller places like Marietta and Chillicothe (chihl-ih-KAHTH'-ee).
Such grassroots efforts come as Republicans have enjoyed strong attention in Ohio...
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — State troopers say a 70-year-old bicyclist died after he was struck by a vehicle that sped away from the scene this weekend in Lorain County, west of Cleveland.
The State Highway Patrol says the hit-and-run crash occurred late Saturday afternoon on a road in New Russia Township. The patrol says a witness reported that a dark-colored Ford vehicle hit the bicyclist from behind, slowed down and then sped away.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The head of a nonprofit civic organization overseeing improvements to Cleveland's Public Square says the renovations are on track to be done by the time the city hosts the Republican National Convention.
The Plain Dealer (http://bit.ly/1jqYi8w ) reports key parts are taking shape after crews worked double shifts during summer to take advantage of good weather before winter. Primary underground utilities and dozens of new trees are in place. Workers are...