The quality of police training academies in Ohio and the need for stronger statewide training standards are among the issues an attorney general’s committee is considering as it explores possible changes to the way Ohio trains police officers.
A man convicted of killing a woman and eight children at a birthday sleepover in Cleveland’s deadliest house fire has been sentenced to 35 years in prison.
Six Cleveland police officers charged in a November 2012 car chase that ended with 137 gunshots and the deaths of two unarmed people have pleaded not guilty.
Ohio is emerging as a global center of research in a branch of physics thatâ€™s stymied scientists for decades. Itâ€™s called Terahertz radiation, a band of light waves with potential uses that range from detecting cancer to uncovering art forgeries.
Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams were killed in the chase in November 2012. Police claimed they were fired on first, although no guns were recovered.
The city grew by 4.3 percent from 2010 through 2013, to 822,553 residents. Columbus is still the country’s 15th largest city, just behind San Francisco in population.
The Catholic Diocese of Cleveland has joined its counterpart in Cincinnati in requiring its elementary school teachers to sign contracts with expanded morality clauses. The changes come about a year after a Columbus Catholic high school teacher was fired after disclosing her same-sex relationship.
Some Miami students are going to leave with more than words. A special business class requires students to map out their career paths before they leave campus.
Former Ohio Attorney General Jim Petro says a man serving a life prison sentence may have been wrongly convicted.
A group in Northeast Ohio is promoting an alternative form of atomic power that they say promises safer and cheaper nuclear reactors: Thorium. But critics say its time as a viable energy source has passed.
Cleveland made bids to host political conventions in 2008 and 2012, but lost out both times. Local leaders are hopeful more hotel rooms and a new convention center will land them the 2016 Republican National Convention.