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Ohio

Kasich getting "more serious" about presidential bid

Kasich getting "more serious" about presidential bidBut he stopped short of announcing his plans Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press."
  • Ohio
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Cuyahoga County

READ | Armond Budish's 2015 State of the County Address

READ | Armond Budish's 2015 State of the County AddressJust over 100 days since taking office, Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish delivered his first State of the County Address.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Cleveland

New RNC Host Committee head David Gilbert on RNC concerns

New RNC Host Committee head David Gilbert on RNC concernsGilbert said between 10 and 15 hotels are going rogue and booking on their own to make more money.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Ohio

Ohio cities could lose state funds over traffic camera use

Ohio cities could lose state funds over traffic camera useIf a municipality fails to file its report, the state could withhold its local government payments entirely.
  • Ohio
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Cleveland

U.S. Rep. Fudge warns against Cleveland mayoral recall effort

U.S. Rep. Fudge warns against Cleveland mayoral recall effort"I, too, feel the frustration many residents are expressing, and I stand ready to convene a meeting to discuss their grievances..."
  • Cleveland
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Lorain County

Indicted Lorain judge convicted of falsification submits resignation

Indicted Lorain judge convicted of falsification submits resignationHe'd been disqualified from serving as a judge since his September indictment.
  • Lorain County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Local

Canton mayor asks for more funds to fix potholes

Canton mayor asks for more funds to fix potholesMayor William Healy requested Canton City Council to approve additional funding for pothole patching repairs.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Cleveland

Cleveland considers revamping city gun laws

Cleveland considers revamping city gun lawsIn the aftermath of the death of a 1-year-old believed to have been shot by a 3-year-old relative, Cleveland is on the verge of changing the city's gun laws.
  • Cleveland
  • 2 weeks ago
Ohio

Gov. Kasich: 'I am seriously considering running...'

Gov. Kasich: 'I am seriously considering running...'"I am seriously considering running.... I am going to decide this when I want to decide this," he said.
  • Ohio
  • 2 weeks ago
Wendel on the Web

Justice Bill O'Neill calls Ted Strickland 'walking dead man'

Justice Bill O'Neill calls Ted Strickland 'walking dead man'Wendel on the Web is WKYC reporter/producer Kim Wendel's "take" and commentary on the news of the day
  • Wendel on the Web
  • 2 weeks ago
Ohio

Perspective | Governor Kasich: Fueling Presidential buzz

Perspective | Governor Kasich: Fueling Presidential buzzSo far, no Republican has emerged as an overwhelming favorite and a bigger field might provide more opportunity
  • Ohio
  • 2 weeks ago
Local

20 cities get Cuyahoga County demolition money

20 cities get Cuyahoga County demolition moneyIt's the first phase of the county's $50 million demolition plan to knock down blighted buildings.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Republican National Convention

Gilbert takes charge of RNC Host Committee

Gilbert takes charge of RNC Host CommitteeDavid Gilbert takes the reins from Terry Egger, who led the organization from the start.
  • Republican National Convention
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Ohio

Kasich commits $2 million to children's health research

Kasich commits $2 million to children's health researchThe funds will be divided between research projects for asthma treatment options and pediatric pneumonia diagnoses.
  • Ohio
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Strickland not surprised by poll results

Strickland not surprised by poll resultsStrickland is an ardent supporter of legalizing gay marriage both in Ohio and nationwide
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Cuyahoga County

RNC to leave Cleveland better Internet and wi-fi links

RNC to leave Cleveland better Internet and wi-fi linksPlans here call for installation of about 144 new fiber optic lines between The Q and wherever the media center is located
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Local

Ohio files lawsuit over Cleveland Harbor dredging

Ohio files lawsuit over Cleveland Harbor dredgingThe Corps proposed openly dumping the heavily contaminated dredged material into Lake Erie, the cheapest option for the federal government.
  • Local
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Cuyahoga County

Marshals take control of Dimora's home

Marshals take control of Dimora's homeFormer Cuyahoga County Commissioner's family has moved out of the home.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 weeks ago
Ohio

New poll shows Ohio majority favors legal marijuana

New poll shows Ohio majority favors legal marijuanaA new poll shows that 84 percent of registered Ohio voters support legalizing medical-use marijuana.
  • Ohio
  • 3 weeks ago
Cleveland

Cleveland police officer's manslaughter trial begins Monday

Cleveland police officer's manslaughter trial begins MondayA key legal question will be: Did he fear for his life?
  • Cleveland
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Cleveland

Prosecutor hopes for full cooperation from Cleveland police officers

Prosecutor hopes for full cooperation from Cleveland police officers"We hope the officers will reconsider their claims to be exempt from their duty to testify just like any other citizen"
  • Cleveland
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Lorain County

Lorain County preps for RNC

Lorain County preps for RNCLorain County is gearing up for the 2016 Republican National Convention boom.
  • Lorain County
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Cuyahoga County

East Cleveland weighs its options for the future

East Cleveland weighs its options for the futureWith no foreseeable revenue answer, Mayor Gary Norton did not recommend a merger with Cleveland but asked residents to sign a petition to form a 6 person commission.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Ohio

Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' law has Ohio fallout

Indiana's 'Religious Freedom' law has Ohio falloutOfficials scrambled to issue invitations to Indiana companies who might be uncomfortable with the law and political and social climate there
  • Ohio
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Akron

Akron mayor feared councilman might shoot him

Akron mayor feared councilman might shoot himIt all came to light after an e-mail exchange between the mayor's spokesperson and a constituent.
  • Akron
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Cuyahoga County

East Cleveland mayoral recall effort lacks signatures

East Cleveland mayoral recall effort lacks signaturesThey submitted 728 signatures on petitions but 298 were tossed out for a variety of reasons
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Ohio

Kasich to sign new rules aimed at Lake Erie algae

Kasich to sign new rules aimed at Lake Erie algaeGov. John Kasich will travel to the lake's shoreline near Toledo on Thursday for the bill signing.
  • Ohio
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Wright State applies to host 2016 presidential debate

Wright State applies to host 2016 presidential debateWright State was one of 16 host applicants announced by the Commission on Presidential Debates Wednesday.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Cuyahoga County

East Cleveland Mayor launches annexation talk

East Cleveland Mayor launches annexation talkState Auditor David Yost says merger, bankruptcy or cutting a deal with creditors are East Cleveland's only options.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Cuyahoga County

East Cleveland mayoral recall signatures submitted

East Cleveland mayoral recall signatures submittedThe group needed to submit 559 valid signature and they turned in 727
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Cuyahoga County

East Cleveland Mayor to launch push to join Cleveland

East Cleveland Mayor to launch push to join ClevelandThis comes as residents and council members are pursuing an effort to recall and remove him from office.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County's population continues to shrink

Cuyahoga County's population continues to shrinkWith fewer residents, Cuyahoga County communities still must operate cities and maintain infrastructure.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 month ago
Cuyahoga County

Cuyahoga County: Early voting to begin in April

Cuyahoga County: Early voting to begin in AprilStarting April 6, voters in Cuyahoga County can begin early voting and Vote by Mail for the May 5 primary election.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 month ago
Akron

Gov. Kasich appoints Akron attorney to court vacancy

Gov. Kasich appoints Akron attorney to court vacancyAkron attorney appointed to municipal court vacancy
  • Akron
  • 1 month ago
Akron

Akron mayor talks city's future, not his own

Akron mayor talks city's future, not his ownAkron Mayor Don Plusquellic disappointed those who came to his State-of-the-City speech expecting him to announce he's running for his eighth term in office.
  • Akron
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Politics

New law director appointed in Akron

New law director appointed in AkronAkron Mayor Don Plusquellic, announced on Wednesday, the appointment of Patricia Ambrose Rubright as the City's new Director of Law.
  • Politics
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
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RNC real estate in Northeast Ohio

RNC real estate in Northeast OhioMarch 6, 2015: With only 500 days remaining until the Republican National Convention begins in Cleveland, WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley shows us how you could rent your home or condo for visitors. Be sure to follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more.
  • Homepage
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Homepage

First Republican presidential debate in Cleveland

First Republican presidential debate in ClevelandMarch 4, 2015: WKYC's senior political correspondent, Tom Beres, has confirmed with Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus that the first GOP presidential debate will be held in Cleveland. Follow @TomBeres on Twitter for more updates.
  • Homepage
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
News

Canadian Politician Blames Tight Undies For Leaving Vote

Canadian Politician Blames Tight Undies For Leaving VoteCanadian politician Pat Martin blamed breaking Parliament rules on tight underwear. Gillian Pensavalle (@GillianWithaG) has the video.
  • News
  • 2 months ago
Politics

Will Kasich run for President? A definite maybe

Will Kasich run for President? A definite maybeFeb. 16, 2015: Recently. Gov. Kasich leaves no doubt that it's an option he is weighing in consultation with friends, advisers and political experts.
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Ohio

Philadelphia lands 2016 Democratic Convention

Philadelphia lands 2016 Democratic ConventionPhiladelphia lands 2016 Democratic Convention
  • Ohio
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Politics

U.S. Sen Sherrod Brown: Columbus DNC chances 50-50 plus

U.S. Sen Sherrod Brown: Columbus DNC chances 50-50 plusFeb. 9, 2015: It's getting down to crunch time for Democrats to pick their 2016 convention city
  • Politics
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago