School district apologizes over controversial assignment; group recommends changes to Summit County jail: Overnight News Links

August 28, 2018

School district apologizes over controversial assignment; group recommends changes to Summit County jail: Overnight News Links

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Cuyahoga Falls district apologizes for controversial assignment that asked students to rank people (WEWS Channel 5)

Summit County Jail needs significant changes, advisory group says; 243 new cameras to be installed (Akron Beacon Journal)

Cleveland closing several schools Tuesday because of heat (cleveland.com)


Man shoots one of three armed robbers who pistol-whipped 68-year-old father in Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Life sentence for man who admitted killing accomplice in Mayfield Heights burglary (cleveland.com)

Cleveland man acquitted of murder charges in deadly dice game shooting (cleveland.com)

Lorain man gets six years in prison for role in Elyria assault (Lorain Morning Journal)

South Euclid police looking for man who pointed gun at clerk, robbed gas station (WJW Channel 8)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Cleveland police lieutenant sues Fourth District Commander after making secret recording (cleveland.com)

FirstEnergy Solutions seeking court approval to sell its customer contracts (cleveland.com)

Content Marketing World 2018 brings Tina Fey to downtown Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Retired Cuyahoga Common Pleas Judge Carl Character dies at 88 (cleveland.com)

Navy Week opens with Aug. 28 ceremony at Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument (cleveland.com)

Local news East

Willowick officer released from hospital after crashing patrol car into Cleveland house (cleveland.com)

Meijer halts plans for store on Geauga Lake site (cleveland.com)

Anytime Fitness raises $120,000 for A Special Wish Cleveland with 24 in 24 Challenge (video) (cleveland.com)

Transfer Trauma: Girl not able to enroll in school after moving to Garfield Heights (WEWS Channel 5)

Local news West

Construction of new office-retail development, Royalton Collection, scheduled to begin soon on Ohio 82 in Strongsville (cleveland.com)

Fawn with arrow through its head in Parma healthy, dodging wildlife officials (cleveland.com)

Akron / Canton area

Lawsuit filed over former Akron teacher in prison for having sex with student (cleveland.com)

Human remains found in Cuyahoga River belong to Akron man who went missing two years ago (cleveland.com)

City of Green eyeing up to 13 roundabouts to accommodate commercial development (cleveland.com)


Most Ohio Congress members want more details on Trump’s Mexico trade deal before signing on (cleveland.com)

Rosenberger probe: FBI sought records related to extortion, corruption crimes (cleveland.com)

Ex-House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger had a lot of stuff in his office: See the list (cleveland.com)

Poll concludes most Ohioans want bail reform, better treatment of poor defendants (cleveland.com)

Sen. Sherrod Brown announces bill to return ECOT money to Ohio (cleveland.com)

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