Latest John Cranley News

FILE - In this March 21, 2018, file photo, Cincinnati Mayor John Cranley listens during a city council meeting at city hall in Cincinnati. The Democrat announced on Friday, Feb. 14, 2020, that he is exploring a run for Ohio governor in 2022. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)

Cincinnati mayor exploring 2022 Democratic bid for governor

Feb. 14, 2020 2:37 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Mayor John Cranley of Cincinnati said Friday he is exploring a run for Ohio governor in 2022. The Democrat said he thinks Ohio is “falling behind and must do better.” He pointed to Cincinnati's growth and progress in recent years that have seen more riverfront development...

Former judge, civil rights activist Nathaniel Jones dies

Jan. 26, 2020 2:08 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — Nathaniel Jones, a former federal judge who served for more than two decades on the federal appeals court in Cincinnati and previously served as general counsel for the NAACP, has died. He was 93. Jones' death was confirmed by his daughter, Stephanie Jones and the Hamilton County...

Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Dec. 30, 2019 3:55 PM EST

Recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers: Akron officer’s reinstatement raises troubling questions The Akron Beacon Journal Dec. 28 The reinstatement of a fired Akron police officer for making numerous inappropriate social media comments disappointed many in our community....

Ohio appeals court overturns part of ban on homeless camps

Dec. 21, 2019 1:02 PM EST

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge's ban on homeless camps in the county that includes Cincinnati can apply to public land but not to private property, an Ohio appeals court has ruled. The First District Court of Appeals issued its ruling Friday in a lawsuit filed against Hamilton County Judge Robert Ruehlman by...