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City Attorney Asks Judge To Dismiss Robber’s Federal Lawsuit

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland has asked a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a convicted robber shot who was shot in the back and paralyzed by a police officer because the man lied during a deposition. Cleveland.com 24-year-old Alex Littlejohn said in the deposition he gave...

Health Officials Report More Than 2,000 Flu Hospitalizations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Department of Health says more than 2,000 flu hospitalizations have been reported during this flu season. Health officials on Friday reported 2,104 flu-associated hospitalizations for the 2017-2018 flu season, compared with 369 during the same...

Ohio Governor Announces Election Dates For Seat In Congress

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY’-sihk) has announced dates for special elections to fill the seat of a Republican congressman resigning to take the helm of a business policy group. Current U.S. Rep. Pat Tiberi (TEE’-behr-ee) is leaving Jan. 16 to...

Updated: Father, daughter die in rural Wyandot County fire

McCUTCHENVILLE — A 2-year-old girl and her 37-year-old father died in a house fire south of McCutchenville in Wyandot County early Saturday morning, the Wyandot County Sheriff’s Office reported. At 12:45 a.m., the sheriff’s office received a 911 call from Lisa Stock, 34,...

Benzinger Scores 23 Points, Wright State Wins 80-73

DETROIT (AP) — Grant Benzinger made a career-tying six 3-pointers and scored 23 points and Wright State held off Detroit Mercy for an 80-73 victory on Friday night. Benzinger was 6 of 12 from the arc, leading a 9-of-20 3-point showing for the Raiders (11-5, 3-0 Horizon League)....

Malaysia approves new search for missing airliner

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — The Malaysian government has approved a new attempt to find the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 in the Indian Ocean, the transport minister said Saturday. A U.S.-based company early this week dispatched the search vessel Seabed Constructor...

Navy locates crashed plane deep in Pacific Ocean

TOKYO (AP) — The U.S. Navy has located a transport aircraft deep on the Pacific Ocean floor where it crashed in November, killing three sailors on board. The C-2A “Greyhound” aircraft, which was traveling to the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan when it crashed the day before...

‘World will be watching’ Iran’s actions, U.S. says

By JENNIFER PELTZ Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — A U.N. Security Council emergency meeting on the protests roiling Iran showed Tehran “the world will be watching” its actions, the U.S. ambassador said Friday. But Russia and some other countries said the U.N.’s most...

Tillerson eyes fix to keep U.S. in Iran deal

By MATTHEW LEE and JOSH LEDERMAN Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is working with key lawmakers on a legislative fix that could enable the United States to remain in the Iran nuclear deal, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in an interview with the...

Mandel drops bid for Senate

By DAN SEWELL Associated Press CINCINNATI — Republican Ohio Treasurer Josh Mandel announced Friday he is dropping his second bid to unseat Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, citing his wife’s health. Mandel’s decision came in an open letter to friends and family and leaves...