Conneaut councilman faces sex charges; Euclid cop accused of pulling gun in bar fight: Overnight News Links

August 29, 2018 GMT

Conneaut councilman faces sex charges; Euclid cop accused of pulling gun in bar fight: Overnight News Links

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Conneaut city councilman indicted on sex charges (WKYC Channel 3)

Euclid cop charged with pulling a gun during bar fight (WEWS Channel 5)

Viral Trump T-shirt wearers stay defiant despite firestorm of criticism (cleveland.com)


1 dead, 1 wounded in shooting at Akron barbershop (cleveland.com)

Friend of Cleveland Browns player accused of sexual assault at players’ downtown apartment (cleveland.com)

Troopers chase car that crashes into car, school bus in Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Fairview Park police arrest ‘dancing man’ covered in fabric softener (cleveland.com)

Man repeatedly pistol-whipped, robbed of $7 in Cleveland (cleveland.com)

Parma police officer hurt in four-car crash that closed portion of Snow Road (cleveland.com)

Hartville police release audio of 73-year-old man revealing grisly details of killing his wife (Akron Beacon Journal)

Garfield Heights Police hunting for arsonist caught on camera (WOIO Channel 19)

Man turns himself in for Foster Avenue shooting (Elyria Chronicle-Telegram)

Cleveland / Cuyahoga County

RTA gives six-figure payout to official it planned to fire in connection with health-care scam (cleveland.com)

Cleveland residents upset with rising property values deliver 170 petitions to Cuyahoga County officials (cleveland.com)

Opioid crisis impact on MetroHealth leads to lawsuit against drug makers, marketers (cleveland.com)

Cleveland schools announce Wednesday closures because of heat (cleveland.com)

11 streets in Cleveland’s Ward 12 targeted for resurfacing: Here’s the list (cleveland.com)

ODOT blames contractor for traffic nightmare during morning rush hour (WEWS Channel 5)

Cleveland Gold Star Families Memorial Monument to be dedicated at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center (cleveland.com)

Local news East

Fatal crash shuts down Geauga County road; troopers investigating (WOIO Channel 19)

Vrooman Road bridgework to begin in September (News-Herald)

Local news West

Middleburg Heights Mayor Gary Starr addresses WKYC investigator’s reports (cleveland.com)

Broadview Heights seeks environmental assessment grant for land at Interstate 77 and Ohio 82 (cleveland.com)

Brecksville City Council approves land-swap agreement with Brecksville-Broadview Heights schools (cleveland.com)

Akron / Canton area

Summit County Jail Advisory Commission releases recommendations for improving jail operations, finances (cleveland.com)

Cuyahoga Falls City School District apologizes for controversial assignment, asks for perspective (cleveland.com)

Nuclear plant bonus plan gets a grilling in bankruptcy court (cleveland.com)

United Way awarded $50k Wells Fargo grant for Akron Financial Empowerment Center (cleveland.com)


Ohio Democrats oppose federally funded firearms purchases for teachers (cleveland.com)

Sen. Rob Portman eulogizes John McCain in U.S. Senate floor speech (cleveland.com)

Increased algal blooms are sickening the nation, congressional committee is told (cleveland.com)

Ohio State University trustees to vote on eliminating 70 percent of course fees (cleveland.com)

Is CBD oil legal in Ohio? State regulators say no (cleveland.com)