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4 members of Toledo City Council detained in the midst of a corruption investigation

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) Federal prosecutors said four members of Toledo city council and a private lawyer were involved in a system of corruption and extortion that encouraged soliciting and / or accepting money and d ‘other things of value from business owners in exchange for favorable votes the Council. Tyrone Riley, Yvonne Harper, Larry Sykes and Garrick Gary Johnson, all Democrats on the council, were arrested on Tuesday by federal agents. Keith Mitchell, a Toledo lawyer allegedly used by Harper to solicit and direct payments through bribes, remains at large. The five defendants are accused of corruption and extortion.


Ohio AG wants GM to repay $ 60 million after car plant shutdown

LORDSTOWN, Ohio (AP) Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has said that General Motors is expected to repay $ 60 million in public incentives after the closure of an assembly plant near Youngstown. It is an economic development agreement that gave GM millions of tax breaks in return for a promise to keep the Lordstown plant in operation until at least 2027. GM closed the plant l ‘last year, then decided to build a new electric battery cell plant in the same area. , but with far fewer jobs. The automaker said it hoped the state would take into account its large manufacturing presence in Ohio.


Reports of Ohio virus are increasing; deaths jump over 1 day

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) The Ohio Department of Health reports that the number of confirmed and probable cases of coronavirus reported to the state has increased slightly over the past day. The agency also reports a dramatic increase in the number of confirmed and possibly COVID-19 deaths. The new numbers come as Ohio sees an increase in the number of cases reported daily. The state now has nearly 52,000 confirmed and probable cases, with a one-day increase of 743, up from 737 on Monday. The health department reported 45 deaths on Tuesday, more than double the 21-day average of 21 daily deaths.


Nursing home visits resume on July 20 as virus increases

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) Outdoor visits will be permitted again in Ohio nursing homes starting July 20. Republican Governor Mike DeWine said he weighs the risk of loosening the restriction on the importance of family visits for people’s mental well-being. It was announced even though peaks of COVID-19 cases have been reported in two counties in southwest Ohio, Hamilton and Montgomery. DeWine said Vice President Mike Pence voiced his concerns on a call Monday and offered federal assistance. The National Guard is intensifying contextual testing sites in the region. Ohio had 51,046 confirmed and probable virus cases on Monday and about 2,500 deaths.


Police officer killed man who refused to drop handgun

KETTERING, Ohio (AP) An Ohio police chief said police officers shot and killed a man who shot them and refused to drop a gun during a domestic violence call. The Dayton Daily News reports that the shooting took place Sunday evening in the suburb of Dayton in Kettering. Police identified the man killed as James Tober Sr. He died in a hospital. Kettering police chief Christopher Protsman said Monday that a preliminary investigation shows that the two officers who fired their weapons did the right thing. They were placed on administrative leave. Protsman says officers can be heard in an on-board camera sound telling Tober to drop his gun.


Little Caesars workers fired after discovery of swastika on pizza

BROOK PARK, Ohio (AP) Two Little Caesars workers were laid off after an Ohio couple found pepperoni placed to form an upside-down swastika on their pizza. Misty and Jason Laska made the discovery by opening the box they bought at the Smith Road store in Brook Park on Saturday. Misty Laska posted a photo on Twitter and wrote that she was really disappointed. She wrote that there was nothing funny about the incident. In a statement to WOIO-TV, Little Caesar Enterprises stated that it had no tolerance for racism and discrimination in any form. He said that the employees of the franchise store were immediately dismissed.


Court rules college showed bias in sexual assault case

CLEVELAND (AP) A federal court of appeal has ruled for the second time since 2018 that an Ohio college has shown bias against a male student accused of sexual misconduct. A panel of three judges in Cincinnati ruled Monday 2-1 that Oberlin College had discriminated against a male student who had been expelled from private liberal arts school in 2016. The student identified as John Doe did Appeal to the 6th Circuit of the United States Court of Appeal after a federal judge in Cleveland rejected his claim last year. The 6th Circuit made a similar decision in an appeal from a student at the University of Miami in Oxford, Ohio, in 2018.


Former Cincinnati Councilor Pleads Guilty In Voting Sale Deal

CINCINNATI (AP) A former Cincinnati city councilor accused of accepting $ 15,000 in exchange for cash votes pleaded guilty to federal fraud. Tamaya Dennard pleaded in federal court on Monday a charge of honest service fraud, which means that citizens and city council defrauded their right to honest service. No conviction date was set immediately. Authorities alleged in court documents that in August 2019, Dennard contacted someone she knew who had business before city council and asked for money, and the following month received $ 10,000 and more $ 5,000.


Long-controversial Robert E. Lee marker in vandalized Ohio

FRANKLIN, Ohio (AP) Over the weekend, one or more vandals sprayed a marker honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee in the city of Franklin, southwest Ohio. WHIO-TV reports that they also did not write any racist monuments on the road in front of the marker, which was moved along a public road following the 2017 murderous violence against Confederate statues in Charlottesville, in Virginia. He is now on private property in a chapter of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles. Resident Brian Morris stated that he had cleaned the marker and hopes that whoever did it removed it from his system.


Police accidentally shot deadlock in deadlock

CINCINNATI (AP) Cincinnati police said they and the prosecutors were investigating after a police sergeant inadvertently fired a deadly shotgun but did not touch anyone during a confrontation with an armed man. Chief Eliot Isaac said on Sunday that the sergeant intended to shoot a pepper ball during the SWAT deadlock on Saturday, but mistakenly caught a shotgun slug from his car. Isaac said his shot missed the man and went to a trash can. After several hours, the man was taken into police custody and transported to the hospital with injuries which were not considered to be life-threatening. Prosecutors and the internal police section will investigate.

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