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Army veteran 'Bobblehead Bob' Manak dies at 57.

Bob Manak's hobby was collections, from scouring flea markets for the colorful bobbleheads that filled his West Side Cleveland home to displaying shot glasses, magnets and other trinkets. But mostly he collected friends.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Troopers: Stolen National Guard Humvee found in Ohio garage.

State troopers in Ohio say a Humvee swiped from an Ohio National Guard Armory has been found in a garage at a vacant home.

- FOX News - US

Ohio police: Driver shot, killed after hitting boy, 4.

Police in Cincinnati say a driver was shot and killed after his car hit a 4-year-old boy who ran into the street.

- FOX News - US

Two 17-year-old boys found dead at Cleveland cliffs.

Two teenage boys have been found dead at cliffs in Cleveland.

- BreakingNews.ie - IE

Ohio police: Driver shot, killed after hitting boy, 4.

CINCINNATI — Police in Cincinnati say a driver was shot and killed after his car hit a 4-year-old boy who ran into the street.

- Billings Gazette - US

Troopers: Stolen National Guard Humvee found in Ohio garage.

STOW, Ohio — State troopers in Ohio say a Humvee swiped from an Ohio National Guard Armory has been found in a garage at a vacant home.

- Billings Gazette - US

Republican John Kasich leads charge for balanced budget vote.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Republican John Kasich is not giving up on his goal of a federal balanced budget amendment, a tool the Ohio governor says is...

- Townhall.com - US

Ohio police: Driver shot, killed after hitting boy, 4.

CINCINNATI — Police in Cincinnati say a driver was shot and killed after his car hit a 4-year-old boy who was in the street.A police...

- Townhall.com - US

Stolen National Guard Humvee found in Ohio garage.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol says it found the sand-colored military vehicle Friday night after getting tips on its whereabouts.

- Stars and Stripes - US

News24.com | Zoo nixing lap naps for prem hippo.

The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 45kg, meaning her days of napping on her human caretakers' laps are dwindling.

- News24.com - ZA

NBA star JR Smith's wife shares exciting news about premature baby: 'I started jumping up and down'.

Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard and his wife had asked fans for prayers after daughter's premature birth.

- IBTimes.co.uk - UK

Ohio's Senators tour Wright-Patterson as budget pressures mount

Sen. Sherrod Brown, co-chairman of the Senate Air Force Caucus, said he wanted to emphasize the work Wright-Patterson does for national security to key lawmakers who make decisions impacting the military.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Here's How Macy's Is Trying To Lure Shoppers

Despite the closure of dozens of stores and an all-but-dead takeover deal, Macy's isn't quite ready to throw in the ol' retail towel. Instead, the company is focusing on the future, implementing new services, revamping store features, and revising coupons in a bid to bring in shoppers.  Cincinnati.com reports that the ...

- The Consumerist - US

Do spiders have a romantic personality?

Every person in this world is unique and shows their love differently, and it turns out the same can probably be said for spiders. Researchers from the University of Cincinnati are spinning a tale of spider personality, with a focus on romance, and they say it can include charisma,' of all things. ...

- The Raw Story - US

Ohio State Hillel is anti-BDS, not anti-LGBT

, Last week, Ohio State University Hillel was accused of being anti-LGBT because it was forced to disassociate with a Jewish LGBT campus group, B'nai Keshet, after the group decided to co-sponsor a fundraiser for queer refugees with Jewish Voice for Peace. I was shocked to hear this accusation and wanted...

- JTA - US

Zoo plan for baby hippo: More independence, nix lap naps

CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Zoo says its premature baby hippo, Fiona, is getting more independent and now tops 100 pounds ,...

- Townhall.com - US

A "Tidal Wave" of Overdoses is Filling Up This Morgue

This week I'm spending time in Northeast Ohio, a corner of the country that has been ravaged by the opioid epidemic. I'm talking to people here about what the drugs have done to their communities. I'll be tweeting about what I'm seeing. On a tree-lined street just blocks from the Cleveland Museum of Art sits an office ...

- Mother Jones - US

Despite significant rise in US News & World Report rankings, law school dean placed on leave

Jennifer Bard, dean of the University of Cincinnati College of Law, has been placed on administrative leave after faculty members discussing a vote of no…

- ABA Journal - US

Class seeks to help Ohio kids separate fact from fiction

- Education Week - US

Why Rust Belt States Are Tackling Methane When Trump Won't

Nobody raises an eyebrow when California takes steps to rein in air pollution – but what's going on when conservative-leaning rust belt states such as Ohio and Pennsylvania are doing the same?

- Forbes.com - US

Why the NBA Flips Over This Food

Only organic peanut butter and jelly and crustless white bread will do for the Portland Trail Blazers. For the Milwaukee Bucks, the elaborate locker room buffet offers three types of bread paired with crunchy, smooth, and almond butters, assorted jellies, and other fixings. The Cleveland Cavaliers like to send ...

- Newser - US

Is March Madness Leading to a Vasectomy Boom?

March is the peak period for college basketball excitement! But according to the Cleveland Clinic, it's also a peak period for something else.

- Yahoo! News - US

Humvee stolen from Ohio National Guard Armory

Troopers responded to the armory at approximately 3:30 p.m. Wednesday and found a chain link fence had been cut to gain access to the vehicle.         

- USA TODAY - US

'Hidden Figures' author Shetterly receives literary prize

CLEVELAND — An author whose book was the basis for the Oscar-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" has won an award for writing literature that...

- Townhall.com - US

Troopers: Ohio National Guard Humvee swiped from armory

State troopers in Ohio are looking out for a stolen vehicle that shouldn't be hard to miss.

- Stars and Stripes - US

'Hidden Figures' author Shetterly receives literary prize

CLEVELAND " An author whose book was the basis for the Oscar-nominated movie "Hidden Figures" has won an award for writing literature that promotes diversity and confronts racism.Margot Lee Shetterly's book and the namesake...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ohio paying 2 men declared wrongfully imprisoned $1.45M each

Ohio has agreed to pay about $1.45 million each to two men declared wrongfully imprisoned for more than 16 years in a woman's 1988 slaying.

- FOX News - US

Mayor resigns after getting threats over plan to stop prayer

CAREY, Ohio — A village mayor who's an Air Force veteran resigned after saying he received threats over a plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the Lord's Prayer at council meetings.

- Billings Gazette - US

Mayor resigns after getting threats over plan to stop prayer

CAREY, Ohio " An Ohio mayor says he has resigned after receiving threats over a plan to stop reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and the Lord's Prayer at village council meetings.Carey Mayor Armand Getz says he made the decision...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Touch in infancy is important for healthy brain development

Om Yos/Shutterstock.comTouch underpins our social world and, evidence suggests, it may even help to reduce anxiety and provide pain relief. But can touch shape the actual organisation of our brains? Research is now revealing that experiences with touch – especially in infancy – do indeed shape brain development. This ...

- The Conversation - UK

The 3 plays in sports everybody will be talking about today

Altitude Good morning! Here are the plays everybody will be talking about on Thursday: The Team USA win at the WBC.Team USA won their first World Baseball Classic with an 8-0 win over Puerto Rico in the final. The story of the tournament was how other countries were having so much more fun than the United States. But don't ...

- Business Insider - US

Tactics against vehicle terror attacks

The London terror attack puts new focus on the use of vehicles as deadly weapons. In the past year, vehicle attacks in Ohio, Germany and France have killed and injured dozens of people. Don Dahler reports on some of the counter measures.

- CBS NEWS - US

Dave Chappelle on his comeback

In a rare, in-depth interview with CBS This Morning' co-host Gayle King, Chappelle discussed his decision to leave his old show and how he finds refuge in his small Ohio hometown.

- USA TODAY - US

More Than 115 Anti-LGBTQ Bills Introduced in 30 States

As lawmakers continue to meet in state capitols around the country, HRC is tracking more than115 anti-LGBTQ bills in 30 states.* The states are: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New York, ...

- Human Rights Campaign - US

Meet Mystery Author Harley Mazuk

Harley Mazuk was born in Cleveland, and majored in English literature at Hiram College in Ohio, and Elphinstone College, Bombay U. Harley worked as a record salesman and later toiled for the U.S. Government in computer programming and in communications, where he honed his writing style as an editor and content provider for ...

- Blogger News Network - US

Attorneys oppose request to schedule 2nd execution attempt

Attorneys for a convicted Ohio killer who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009 are opposing a request to set a new execution date. Death row inmate Romell Broom was … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Ohio court rejects media request for autopsies of 8 slain

An appeals court has rejected a newspaper's request for access to coroner's office evidence regarding eight Ohio massacre victims. The Cincinnati Enquirer asked the Pike County Coroner for preliminary autopsy … Click to Continue

- Miami Herald - US

Rhodens hope poster sparks information about Ohio family massacre

Tony Rhoden and family started distributing a new poster near anniversary of massacre.         

- USA TODAY - US

Ohio court rejects media request for autopsies of 8 slain

An appeals court has rejected a newspaper's request for access to coroner's office evidence regarding eight Ohio massacre victims.

- FOX News - US

Attorneys oppose request to schedule 2nd execution attempt

Attorneys for a convicted Ohio killer who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009 are opposing a request to set a new execution date.

- FOX News - US

Trump's America: Two coal plants announce closures in Ohio, layoffs at Carrier factories in Indiana

Remember when Donald Trump appeared in Indiana to announce he'd saved 1,100 jobs that Carrier and United Technologies were planning to send to Mexico? A refresher from early December: But I will tell you that United Technologies and Carrier stepped it up and now they're keeping — actually the number's over 1,100 people, ...

- Daily Kos - US

Bengals' Adam 'Pacman' Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is being charged with a felony for a January confrontation with hotel security guards, police and a nurse.

- Billings Gazette - US

Attorneys oppose request to schedule 2nd execution attempt

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Attorneys for a convicted Ohio killer who survived a botched execution attempt in 2009 are opposing a request to set a new execution date.

- Billings Gazette - US

Ohio court rejects media request for autopsies of 8 slain

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — An appeals court has rejected a newspaper's request for access to coroner's office evidence regarding eight Ohio massacre victims.

- Billings Gazette - US

Surprise! You're Not Getting A $250 Walmart Gift Card From That Facebook Link

The offer of free money is hard to pass up, but, as we've warned before, those promises of hundreds of dollars worth of gift cards, a free car or trip, and other too-good-to-be-true offers are just that. The latest version of this scheme involves a $250 Walmart gift card. The Cleveland Plain Dealer's Teresa Dixon Murray ...

- The Consumerist - US

Wright-Patterson-trained cyber warriors protect from daily attacks

At Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, in the quiet classrooms of the Center for Cyberspace Research, hundreds of cyber warriors learn offensive and defensive cyber capabilities.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Sheriff: Family kept Vietnam vet's decomposing body in home, took benefits

An Ohio sheriff says deputies have found a family living with a Vietnam veteran's decomposing body and stealing his benefits.

- Stars and Stripes - US

Bengals' Adam 'Pacman' Jones faces 3 misdemeanor charges

CINCINNATI — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is being...

- Townhall.com - US

Sheriff: Family kept decomposing body in home, took benefits

An Ohio sheriff says deputies have found a family living with a Vietnam veteran's decomposing body and stealing his benefits.

- FOX News - US

'Hillbilly Elegy' author and Steve Case join forces to bring tech jobs to the heartland

Vance joins Revolution as a partner, where he will split his time between Ohio and D.C.

- Washington Post - US

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