The head of the Ohio Hispanic Coalition says Columbus has a large stake in potential changes to immigration law. Joseph Mas says the city has a larger undocumented population than other Ohio cities.
A deputy police chief says federal authorities would have to decide whether to try the cases under hate crime law, but police are calling them “crimes of hate.”
President Barack Obama admitted Thursday that his administration “fumbled” the rollout of his new health care law. Still, speaking at a Cleveland steel plant, he vowed to keep fighting attempts to scrap the whole program.
Thirty years ago, some of the most bustling places in the state were shopping malls. These enclosed commercial districts were â€œpeople magnetsâ€, but, online shopping and a bad economy have hit the industry hard. Many Ohio communities are now struggling with redeveloping the abandoned properties.
Officials say the Chautauqua Airlines flight operated for United Express had to make an emergency stop in Buffalo after the crew reported smoke in the cockpit.
A coroner says the body of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro has been claimed by his family as authorities continue to investigate how a man who was perhaps Ohio’s most notorious inmate managed to commit suicide while under close supervision in prison.
The Ohio Highway Patrol and the Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections have launched separate investigations into the suicide of inmate Ariel Castro. Castro hanged himself in his cell at the Orient state prison.
About 80 percent of the electricity used in Ohio homes comes from coal fired power plants. One Northeast Ohio group wants to change that by installing a wind farm in Lake Erie. If they succeed, this will be the first offshore wind farm in the nation.
Cleveland is home to another museum celebrating music â€“ at least for now. The Rhythm and Blues Hall of Fame inducted its first class over the weekend at Cleveland State University. Itâ€™s the beginning of a nationwide quest for permanent digs, and Northeast Ohio is making a strong case.
Demolition is complete on the Cleveland house where three women were held captive and raped over a decade.
The Cleveland house where three women were imprisoned and raped for about a decade will be torn down this week.