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The Associated Press

Cleveland, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Mark:

Ohio eliminates jobs at state police training academy

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio attorney general has eliminated 39 jobs at the state’s police officer training academy outside Columbus as it revamps → Read More

Judge dismisses pharmacies' lawsuit against physicians

A federal judge in Cleveland has dismissed an effort by pharmacy companies to shift their liability for the opioid crisis to physicians and practitioners in the two Ohio counties suing them, alleging they created a public nuisance. → Read More

Supreme Court tosses $13.2M judgment against ex-detective

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court has dismissed an effort by a man who spent 11 years in prison for a murder he did not commit to force Clevela → Read More

Officials taking steps to reduce county jail populations

CLEVELAND — Officials in Ohio’s largest counties, fearing coronavirus spreading in their jails, have been taking steps to reduce inmate populat → Read More

Ohio teen accused of planning explosion at school indicted

CLEVELAND (AP) — A teenager who planned to set off an explosive device at an Ohio high school and called police about a hoax hostage situation at a K → Read More

Ohio jobs office provides $20M for proposed ethane cracker

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio’s private nonprofit development corporation announced Friday it will provide a $20 million grant to one of the developers → Read More

Ohio reaches first year of state medical marijuana sales

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WKRC) - Thursday marks the one-year anniversary of sales of medical marijuana in Ohio. The state says about 78,000 people have received physician recommendations and have registered with the state to use cannabis. Some 55,000 people have made purchases. Earlier figures show 71% of those who've registered are 40 or older and 29% are over the age of 59. → Read More

Ohio reaches first year of state medical marijuana sales

CLEVELAND (AP) — A year after Joan Caleodis became the first person in Ohio to purchase state-sanctioned medical marijuana, she said she remains most → Read More

Ohio reaches first year of state medical marijuana sales

CLEVELAND (AP) — A year after Joan Caleodis became the first person in Ohio to purchase state-sanctioned medical marijuana, she said she remains mostly satisfied with the program but looks → Read More

Ohio reaches first year of state medical marijuana sales

A year after Joan Caleodis became the first person in Ohio to purchase state-sanctioned medical marijuana, she said she remains mostly satisfied with the program but looks forward to a day when prices for cannabis products drop. → Read More

Ex-Boy Scout leader sentenced for recording boys, child porn

CLEVELAND (AP) — A former Ohio Boy Scout leader known as “Aqua Joe” for his role as a swim instructor was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years → Read More

Opioid-dependent kids' guardians seek to form class in suit

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians caring for hundreds of thousands of children born dependent on opioids since 2000 should be grouped together as part of the class action lawsuit filed by → Read More

Opioid-dependent kids’ guardians seek to form class in suit

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians caring for hundreds of thousands of children born dependent on opioids since 2000 should be grouped together as part of th → Read More

Guardians of opioid-addicted kids seek to form class in suit

CLEVELAND (AP) " Guardians caring for hundreds of thousands of children born addicted to opioids since 2000 should be grouped together as part of the class action lawsuit filed by local governments and others against the manufacturers, distributors and sellers of prescription pain medication, lawyers argued in a motion filed in federal court in Cleveland. In addition to certifying the guardians… → Read More

Police Warn Against Celebratory Gunfire on New Year's Eve

Although rare, people being shot by celebratory gunfire on New Year's Eve and other holidays like the Fourth of July does happen. → Read More

Police, victims warn against firing guns on New Year's Eve

A 2004 study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said people struck by gunfire shot into the air are most likely to be hit in the head. → Read More

Firing guns on New Year’s Eve risky

Kaitlyn Kong thought she had been punched hard in the abdomen as she stood among thousands of people in downtown Raleigh, North Carolina, as the new year a → Read More

Police, victims warn against firing guns on New Year's Eve

Police are cautioning people not to fire guns into the air to bring in the new year → Read More

Ohio Senate committee to hear from gun legislation sponsors

CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio Senate committee will hear from Democrats and a Republican who are sponsoring legislation that includes expanding background → Read More

Drug company attorneys seek to disqualify federal judge

CLEVELAND (AP) — Attorneys for eight drug distributors, pharmacies and retailers facing trial next month for their roles in the opioid crisis want to → Read More