Akron Schools open to visit from first lady; postal worker indicted over false manhunt: Overnight News Links

August 7, 2018

Akron Schools open to visit from first lady; postal worker indicted over false manhunt: Overnight News Links

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Akron Schools would ‘certainly be open’ to Melania Trump visit of I Promise School (WOIO Channel 19)

Postal worker indicted for causing manhunt of fake suspect (WKYC Channel 3)

Photo of Trump supporters’ T-shirts from Ohio rally goes viral (cleveland.com)


Cleveland police officer accused of sending teen lewd photo pleads not guilty (cleveland.com)

FBI seeks suspect in Dollar Bank robbery in Parma (cleveland.com)

Chemist pleads guilty to acting as middleman for synthetic drugs shipped from China (cleveland.com)

Authorities recover body from Lake Erie in Euclid (cleveland.com)

Suspected Cleveland gang member accused of raping teen girl (cleveland.com)

Middleburg Heights couple arrested on charges related to drug trafficking and sale of firearms (WKYC Channel 3)

Willoughby police need help putting the breaks on bike thefts (WEWS Channel 5)

Reward offered for information leading to the arrest of two fugitives considered armed and dangerous (WEWS Channel 5)

Man takes guilty plea in scalding of 2-year-old girl (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

Judge apologizes for duct-taping order, but not to defendant (cleveland.com)

Cleveland judge walked legal high-wire when he ordered guards to duct-tape defendant’s mouth (cleveland.com)

Cleveland judge’s order to duct-tape man’s mouth sparks social media backlash (cleveland.com)

Veteran Cleveland police officer is new LGBTQ liaison as city pushes to improve community relations (cleveland.com)

Does anyone in the Cleveland area care about 3D-printed guns? (cleveland.com)

Local news East

Euclid City Council takes historic vote to launch innovative lakefront trail (cleveland.com)

Sister of Ashtabula mother found dead desperately trying to come to America to say goodbye (WEWS Channel 5)

Painesville Township files lawsuit over opioid epidemic (News-Herald)

20 Lake County restaurants with the most food inspection violations in 2017-18 (cleveland.com)

South Euclid resident composes theme for Trump’s proposed U.S. Space Force (cleveland.com)

Northeast Ohio Medical University partners with Kent State University to launch first online graduate program in pharmacy administration (cleveland.com)

How Northeast Ohio’s libraries are staying relevant in a digital age (cleveland.com)

Local news West

Strongsville approves plan to renovate historic Strong House near town center (cleveland.com)

Akron / Canton area

Akron Summit Community Action launches rebrand to better reflect its mission (cleveland.com)


Michael Avenatti’s approach for Ohio Democrats? Fight fire with fire (cleveland.com)

Future of opioid lawsuit becomes an issue in Ohio attorney general’s race (cleveland.com)

Labor and environmental groups to spend $500,000 in Ohio’s U.S. Senate race (cleveland.com)

Why’s it called that? Discover how Northeast Ohio highways got their special designations (cleveland.com)

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