Murder victim’s relatives try to attack defendant in court; officer says colleagues harassing him: Overnight News Links

August 23, 2018

Murder victim’s relatives try to attack defendant in court; officer says colleagues harassing him: Overnight News Links

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Murder victim’s mother, brother freed but barred from court after attempted assault of defendant (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Cleveland officer says some of his officers are harassing him, feels unsafe (WJW Channel 8)

Ohio State suspends Urban Meyer three games, suspends AD Gene Smith following investigation (cleveland.com)


Man accused of robbing, threatening woman who refused to have sex with him at RTA rapid station (cleveland.com)

Akron grandfather and grandson had fistfight three years before fatal shooting (cleveland.com)

Downtown Cleveland CVS employee ‘wasn’t having it,’ slaps robber’s gun, kicks him out of store (cleveland.com)

Middleburg Heights father indicted in Medina hot car death of 6-month-old daughter (cleveland.com)

Three attackers beat man, damage rental car at Cleveland wedding reception (cleveland.com)

Arrested man jumps out of Cleveland police cruiser, runs around downtown Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Cleveland man gets jail time for leaving threatening messages at Jewish houses of worship (cleveland.com)

Prosecutor can appeal court’s tossing of guilty plea in Parma arson case: Ohio Supreme Court (cleveland.com)

Stow man accused of groping girl at downtown Cleveland Winking Lizard, police say (cleveland.com)

Grafton man pleads guilty in murder conspiracy (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Woman finds bullet hole in car in Lorain (Lorain Morning Journal)

FBI raids doctor’s office in Sandusky (Sandusky Register)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Cleveland to establish rules to regulate dockless scooters like Bird and bicycles (cleveland.com)

Chinese fentanyl, the Dark Web, and over-prescribing doctors: AG Sessions talks combating opioid epidemic in Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Shake Shack, Wow Bao, other eateries coming to Cleveland Hopkins airport (cleveland.com)

What’s in the water at Edgewater Beach? Lab testing for E.coli, toxic algae (cleveland.com)

Fewer students skipping school in Cleveland (WEWS Channel 5)

Local news East

Refugee father locked up by ICE for 22 months, though he never broke the law (WKYC Channel 3)

Local news West

Lorain parents sue Mercy Health, say hospital lost remains of their stillborn child (cleveland.com)

Akron / Canton area

Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office identifies man killed by Akron police (cleveland.com)

Habitat for Humanity to build 8 homes in Akron’s Kenmore neighborhood thanks to city, Children’s Hospital (cleveland.com)

Akron’s Bounce Innovation Hub adds growing software developer SaberLogic (cleveland.com)

80 foot tree hits Akron house, injuring resident (WJW Channel 8)


Ohio secretary of state candidates agree on the big problems during voting-issues forum (cleveland.com)

Facebook founders among backers of Ohio criminal justice reform amendment (cleveland.com)

Rep. Emilia Sykes asks Gov. John Kasich to get involved in mediation over discrimination complaint (cleveland.com)

Latest Mike DeWine ad accuses Richard Cordray of enabling serial rapists (cleveland.com)

Here are Ohio’s top 10 longest serving prison inmates (cleveland.com)

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