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Man charged in beating death of girlfriend’s toddler

Aug. 11, 2020 9:13 AM EDT

EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — A man has been charged with aggravated murder in the death of his girlfriend's toddler daughter, who authorities said suffered a fatal head injury while in his care last month. Bail was set at $1 million for Devon Mallory, 31, of Euclid. It wasn't known Tuesday if he has retained an...

Man critically hurt in shooting captured on cellphone video

Aug. 11, 2020 7:25 AM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A man critically wounded in a shooting at a Toledo park apparently used a cellphone to record the incident, authorities said, and the video was posted to social media. The shooting at Winterfield Park occurred around 4:45 p.m. Monday, city police said. The video recorded the sound of...

FILE - In this July 24, 2016, file photo, workers prepare for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Democratic presidential candidate former Vice Presiden JoBiden’s presidential nominating convention will highlight the U.S. political spectrum from the left flank of New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the Republican old guard of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich. But that doesn’t mean there’s room for every prominent Democrat who would get a share of the spotlight at a routine convention taking place without the backdrop of a pandemic.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Democrats, Biden still juggling virtual convention details

Aug. 11, 2020 12:48 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden’s presidential nominating convention will highlight the U.S. political spectrum from the left flank of New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the Republican old guard of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich. But that doesn’t mean there’s room for every prominent...

President Donald Trump prepares to sign four executive orders during a news conference at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2020. Seizing the power of his podium and his pen, Trump on Saturday moved to bypass the nation's elected lawmakers as he claimed the authority to defer payroll taxes and extend an expired unemployment benefit after negotiations with Congress on a new coronavirus rescue package collapsed.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

States strain to carry out Trump order on unemployment aid

Aug. 10, 2020 10:50 PM EDT

RICHMOND, Virginia (AP) — Governors and state labor department officials were scrambling Monday to determine whether they could implement President Donald Trump’s executive order to partially extend unemployment assistance payments to millions of Americans struggling to find work in the...

Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Mike Clevinger delivers in the first inning in a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

AP source: Indians' Clevinger flew with team after violation

Aug. 10, 2020 10:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger's free spirit may have put the Cleveland Indians at risk. Clevinger flew home with his teammates Sunday despite knowing he had broken the club's COVID-19 protocols by going out in Chicago with right-hander Zach Plesac during Cleveland's weekend trip, according to a person...

FILE - In this July 24, 2016, file photo, workers prepare for the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. Democratic presidential candidate former Vice Presiden JoBiden’s presidential nominating convention will highlight the U.S. political spectrum from the left flank of New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the Republican old guard of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich. But that doesn’t mean there’s room for every prominent Democrat who would get a share of the spotlight at a routine convention taking place without the backdrop of a pandemic.(AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

Democrats, Biden still juggling virtual convention details

Aug. 10, 2020 5:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Joe Biden’s presidential nominating convention will highlight the U.S. political spectrum from the left flank of New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the Republican old guard of former Ohio Gov. John Kasich. But that doesn’t mean there’s room for every prominent...

FILE - In this Feb. 27, 2020, file photo, Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine gives an update on COVID-19 at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. DeWine has accepted a White House proposal for Ohio unemployment claimants to receive $300 in weekly unemployment compensation assistance with no state money involved. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

Ohio accepts plan for $300 in federal unemployment aid

Aug. 10, 2020 3:43 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio unemployment claimants would receive $300 in federal weekly unemployment assistance under an option provided by the White House that doesn't require extra state spending, the administration of Gov. Mike DeWine said. The plan agreed to late Sunday by DeWine means less money for...

FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2020, file photo, Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona watches during the fourth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Surprise, Ariz. Francona continues to undergo medical tests for a gastrointestinal issue, and there remains no clear timetable for when he'll return to the team.  (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

Francona returning to manage Indians after week of rest

Aug. 10, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona will return to the team Tuesday after missing more than a week so he could rest while dealing with a gastrointestinal condition. The team said Francona will be in the dugout when the Indians open a two-game home series against the Chicago Cubs....

Parachutist hurt when he hits downtown Cleveland building

Aug. 10, 2020 11:39 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A parachutist crashed into the side of an apartment building in downtown Cleveland and ended up injured and suspended about 40 feet in the air until he was rescued by firefighters, authorities said. The 35-year-old man told police he and four friends jumped from a plane about 2 a.m....

Woman, 40, shot to death after street confrontation

Aug. 9, 2020 6:28 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — A woman was shot to death after a confrontation with a passenger in a car on a Cleveland street, police said. Cleveland police said the 40-year-old woman exchanged words with a passenger of a speeding vehicle that reportedly almost struck a child at about 10:45 p.m. Saturday. The...