Cincinnati Bengals’ ‘Pacman’ Jones Pleads Guilty To 1 Count

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones has pleaded guilty to a single misdemeanor charge from an altercation this year. Municipal Court Judge Dwane Mallory dismissed misdemeanor counts of assault and disorderly conduct at the...
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Ask the Experts: 5/16/17

Publishing the first and third Tuesday of each month, The Courier ‘Ask the Experts’ column features local ‘Experts’ answering frequently asked questions related to their area of expertise.

Transgender Library Employee Settles Health Care Lawsuit

CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio library employee has settled a lawsuit after the library’s health insurance refused to pay for her gender confirmation surgery. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County now covers transgender surgery...

Commissioners reach agreement with sheriff’s union

A three-year contract agreement with sergeants in the corrections division at the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office was acknowledged by the county commissioners Tuesday, following a brief executive session to receive details. The contract, retroactive to March 8 to replace an...

Pipeline Disputes Owing More For Harm To Historic Ohio Sites

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The State Historic Preservation Office says a natural gas pipeline project across Ohio hasn’t honored an agreement to pay for harm done to historic properties. The Repository in Canton ( ) reports the Rover Pipeline agreed to pay $1.5 million annually...

3 Columbus Zoo Polar Bear Cubs Named

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Three polar bear cubs born to two different mothers at a central Ohio zoo last year now have names. The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium looked to the public for help in naming Anana’s female cub born Nov. 8. Amelia Gray emerged as the winner in the worldwide...

9-year-old Ohio Boy’s Cocaine Death Investigated As Homicide

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating the death of a 9-year-old Ohio boy as a possible homicide after tests showed the cause was acute cocaine toxicity. Marcus Lee Jr. died Dec. 26 after being rushed to a hospital by ambulance from his mother’s home in...

Pretrial Hearing Set For Cincinnati Bengals’ ‘Pacman’ Jones

CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge in Cincinnati plans a pretrial hearing in the case of veteran Bengals cornerback Adam “Pacman” Jones, who faces three misdemeanor charges. Jones is charged with assault, disorderly conduct and obstructing official business stemming from an...

Teacher Accused Of Fighting Student, Charged With Assault

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A teacher at an alternative high school in Ohio accused of fighting with a student has been charged with assault. The Vindicator reports ( ) the teacher at Life Skills High School in Youngstown was issued a summons and ordered to report to court on...

Deputy Fired But Not Charged After Student’s Allegation

GALLOWAY, Ohio (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy who worked at an Ohio high school has been fired but will not be criminally charged after an unspecified allegation of misconduct from a female student. A spokesman for the Franklin County sheriff declined to say specifically what...