Civilians Get New Authority In Cleveland Police Settlement

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice on reforming its police department calls for civilians to play influential roles in investigating police misconduct and establishing policies and procedures. The city and Justice...

AP NewsBreak: FBI Carefully Probing Ohio Wal-Mart Shooting

CINCINNATI (AP) — The new head of the FBI’s Cincinnati division says agents are conducting a thorough review of last year’s fatal police shooting of a black man in a suburban Dayton Wal-Mart store. Angela Byers recently became the division’s special agent in...
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Chobani CEO pledges to donate most of wealth

AP Photo/Mark Von Holden NEW YORK (AP) — Chobani founder and CEO Hamdi Ulukaya says he will join some of the world’s richest individuals in pledging to give away at least half his wealth, which has been estimated at $1.41 billion. The Turkish-born yogurt entrepreneur...

Automakers, gov’t to reveal models in expanded Takata recall

DETROIT (AP) — Automakers and governments are starting to announce the models covered by last week’s massive expansion of a Takata air bag recall. Canadian safety regulators posted documents that add 1.2 million vehicles in Canada alone, including models made by Ford,...

GoPro gets real … virtually real

NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of GoPro jumped to a five-month high Thursday after the company’s CEO said the company is getting into the drone and virtual reality business. The company already dominates the action video camera market and its entry into the fast-growing field...

Appeals court: Apple must submit to imposition of monitor

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals panel has refused to disqualify a court-appointed monitor after a judge found Apple colluded with book publishers in 2010 to raise electronic book prices. The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled against Apple Inc. Thursday....

Bear scurries around Wyoming city, falls asleep, gets caught

CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — After leading wildlife officials on a daylong chase through a Wyoming city, an exhausted young black bear fell asleep under a tree. “He was sleeping under an aspen tree just wiped out from his day’s adventures,” State Game and Fish...

SW Ohio City Hit By Tornado Doesn’t Use Warning Sirens

BEAVERCREEK, Ohio (AP) — The southwest Ohio city hit by a tornado this week doesn’t use sirens to warn residents about severe weather, but officials say such an alert might not have been much help because the twister struck quickly and unexpectedly. The National Weather...

FAA Investigates Winter Safety Concerns At Cleveland Airport

CLEVELAND (AP) — A dozen safety-related concerns at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport during the past two winters have prompted further investigation by the Federal Aviation Administration. The Plain Dealer ( ) reports the incidents in question included planes diverting for...
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Srebrenica kids to sing for pope with message of harmony

AP Photo/Amel Emric SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Their parents’ generation is steeped in the tragedy of genocide. But these Bosnian Serb and Bosnian Muslim children are singing a message of love. Srebrenica’s Superar Choir is made up of Orthodox...