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2 hrs ago | News Journal
District scores in the performance index category closely followed the percent of students in a district that are labeled economically disadvantaged. Ohio school performance tied to poverty District scores in the performance index category closely followed the percent of students in a district that are labeled economically disadvantaged.
6 hrs ago | The BIG One
Cleveland and Lakewood Police, the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Department, and the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor's Office are looking for a suspect who may be responsible for a pair rapes, one on Aug. 30 on Warren Road, north of Madison, the other Sept. 2 on W. 104 just south of Lake Road.
7 hrs ago | PennLive.com
An Ohio man who walked onto a busy highway right in the path of a semi and then set himself on fire, as stunned motorists watched, is now a suspect in a 25-year-old woman's homicide, police in Cleveland say. Police in Cleveland, Ohio, are unraveling a spellbinding mystery.
11 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram
CLEVELAND - Former Lorain Community Development Director Sandy Prudoff pleaded guilty today to a corruption charge in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court.
12 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
Two brothers charged for their roles in the death of Cleveland Heights restaurant owner Jim Brennan were indicted Monday and accused of robbing a gas station hours after Brennan was slain. A Cuyahoga County grand jury accused Devonne and Paul Turner of Cleveland with aggravated robbery in the heist at Gas Express at 3726 Clark Ave. on Cleveland's West Side on June 30. Officials said the men were captured on videotape.
13 hrs ago | Cleveland.com
The slaying last week of a Malorie Ferrell, a Cleveland mother of three, has the court system re-examining how it handled her case - and all felony domestic violence cases. Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Administrative/Presiding Judge John J. Russo said in the aftermath of Ferrell's death, "we have paused and stepped back as a court."
16 hrs ago | Courthouse News Service
DeVry University fired a worker for reporting that a student tried to sexually assault her on campus, telling her she had "stepped outside of her position" by reporting it, the woman claims in court. Amy Nagy sued DeVry University and two of its administrators on Sept.
With Ohio Democratic voters apparently sitting on their hands this election, the party could be headed for an epic defeat in the governor's race. Republican Gov. John Kasich leads Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald by a 2-to-1 ratio, the first Dispatch Poll of the 2014 election shows.
Bay Village police will meet Tuesday with the Cuyahoga County prosecutor's office to discuss the results of their investigation into the fake ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, Police Chief Mark Spaetzel said. It will up to the prosecutor's office to decide what, if any, charges should be filed in the case.
The top-performing school district in Central Ohio is one of the smallest in Franklin County and serves not only a city but a small village nearby. It ranks among the top 20 in the state, with No.
Maple Heights residents who petitioned to ban the use of cameras to monitor traffic in their community have asked the Ohio Supreme Court to order that the issue appear on the November ballot. In the meantime though, the clock is ticking as the Cuyahoga County Elections Board prepares to put its first absentee ballots in the mail Saturday.
The winner of this November's election for Cuyahoga County executive will almost immediately get a $250,000 budget to help with his transition into office, under legislation that received preliminary approval from a county council committee on Monday. The legislation, which received unanimous favorable recommendation from council's operations and intergovernmental relations committee, lays out a transition plan that takes effect once a winner is named the next county executive.
For the first time, Cuyahoga County officials are offering juveniles wanted on warrants a chance to surrender safely and clear up their juvenile court cases. The Juvenile Safe Surrender, modeled after a hugely successful program for adult offenders, will take place Sept.
No one was arrested on suspicion of drunken driving during a sobriety checkpoint Friday in Parma. Nevertheless, police believe it was a success.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald condemned Gov. John Kasich's new requirement that about 140,000 "able-bodied" food-stamp recipients work or lose their benefits, a sentiment echoed by a top official at the Mid-Ohio Foodbank. "That decision ... was devastating to those individual families," FitzGerald said after touring the Grove City facility, where Kasich signed his latest budget bill in June.
The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner released the name of a man shot and killed on the East Side Saturday morning. Michael Hunter, 25, died at the scene of the shooting , police said.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 08:08 pm
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