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2 men found dead in sweltering Ohio apartment building

Jun. 2, 2020 1:33 PM EDT

EAST LIVERPOOL, Ohio (AP) — Two Ohio men were found dead last week in a sweltering apartment building for low-income seniors with a broken air-conditioning system, East Liverpool officials said. The bodies of 77-year-old William Alexander and 60-year-old Terry Rall were found Thursday at Oddfellows Temple...

Cleveland police patrol the streets, Monday, June 1, 2020, in downtown Cleveland. The City of Cleveland extended its curfew through Tuesday night after riots broke out on Saturday in reaction to George Floyd's death while in police custody on May 25 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Demonstrations in Ohio largely peaceful, some curfew arrests

Jun. 2, 2020 1:20 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's largest cities are seeing less destruction of property in the most recent protests over the death of George Floyd, and in at least one, many of the arrests now stem from curfew violations, authorities said. Monday night's activity in Cincinnati marked some progress from weekend...

Police: 12-year-old's fatal shooting apparently was accident

Jun. 2, 2020 12:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The death of a 12-year-old boy fatally shot in a Cleveland home this week appears to have been an accident, authorities said. Donell H. King Jr. was taken to a hospital after he was shot around 1:30 p.m. Monday, but was pronounced dead there a short time later, according to the Cuyahoga...

Broken windows at a kiosk are shown, Monday, June 1, 2020, in Cleveland. The City of Cleveland extended its curfew through Tuesday night after riots broke out on Saturday over the death of George Lloyd. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio cities extend curfews; Cleveland shuts off downtown

Jun. 1, 2020 6:22 PM EDT

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's three largest cities extended emergency curfews Monday, hoping to avoid a repeat of the violent protests over the death of George Floyd that resulted in shattered windows and graffiti-covered government buildings. Cleveland essentially sealed off its downtown Monday, blocking...

Death of boy, 12, 'may have been accidental,' police said

Jun. 1, 2020 6:02 PM EDT

CLEVELAND, Ohio (AP) — Police in Cleveland are investigating the shooting death of a 12-year-old boy in the city, authorities said. The child was shot at about 1:30 p.m. Monday and taken to University Hospitals' Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said....

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jun. 1, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Fixing our broken country will require all of us Akron Beacon Journal May 31 With cities on fire from coast to coast and nightly battles raging between police and protesters, it may seem like our country has descended into a dark and...

Protesters run as police officers fire rubber bullets during a protest over the death of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man in police custody in Minneapolis, in Los Angeles, Saturday, May 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

The Latest: One dead in Indianapolis shootings amid protests

May. 31, 2020 1:17 AM EDT

The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck: ___ INDIANAPOLIS - Authorities are investigating “multiple shootings,” including one that left a person dead, in downtown Indianapolis on Saturday...

Congresswomen Joyce Beatty and Columbus City Council President Shannon Hardin try to intervene as Columbus Police use pepper spray on protesters during a protest on the death of George Floyd on South High Street near the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday May 30, 2020.  Floyd died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers on Memorial Day. [Kyle Robertson/The Columbus Dispatch via AP)

Governor calls out Ohio National Guard amid protests

May. 30, 2020 6:00 PM EDT

COLUMBUS (AP) — The governor of Ohio said he was calling out the Ohio National Guard and also asking the highway patrol to help enforce laws in Columbus as the mayor of that city and Cleveland both announced 10 p.m. curfews following damage to businesses amid protests over the death in Minneapolis of...

FILE - In this Feb. 25, 2016, file photo, then-Indianapolis Colts general manager Ryan Grigson responds to a question during a news conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. Former Colts general manager Ryan Grigson has been named a senior advisor for the Cleveland Browns, reuniting with vice president of football operations Andrew Berry, who has filled out his front office. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings, File)

Ex-Colts GM Ryan Grigson joins Browns' staff as top adviser

May. 29, 2020 12:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Former Colts general manager Ryan Grigson was hired Friday as a senior adviser for the Cleveland Browns, reuniting with general manager Andrew Berry. Berry, a first-time GM and the NFL’s youngest, has now filled out his front office in four months. Grigson was the GM in Indianapolis...

Suits accuse retail chains of flooding Ohio with painkillers

May. 28, 2020 5:42 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Five retail chains flooded two Ohio counties with tens of millions of prescription painkillers through their pharmacies while taking few if any steps to stop drugs from being illegally diverted, according to updated lawsuits unsealed in U.S. District Court in Cleveland. The counties are...