CLEVELAND (AP) - A judge says that five former school administrators are not liable in a lawsuit over a school shooting six years ago that killed three students and permanently disabled a fourth. The ruling Thursday in Lake County dismisses the last defendants in a lawsuit filed in 2014 by the wounded student and the estates of those who were slain. The lawsuit claimed the Chardon schools, the Lake Academy Alternative School and others didn't do enough to protect the students from shooter T.J. Lane.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Authorities in Ohio say a store owner has been fatally shot during a robbery in Cleveland. A Cleveland police spokeswoman says three suspects entered Priceless Consignment Boutique Store through an unlocked door around 4 a.m. Saturday and opened fire and shot the 27-year-old owner. He was pronounced dead at a hospital.
STEUBENVILLE, Ohio (AP) - Officials say heavy rains have swollen creeks and the Ohio River in eastern and southern Ohio and have caused some flooding. The Steubenville Herald Star reports roadways, including State Route 7 that follows the Ohio River, have been closed in some spots. A National Weather Service hydrologist says the Ohio River has exceeded its flood stage by several feet in Jefferson County after rain began falling mid-week.
CLEVELAND (AP) - Ohio authorities say a body has been found burning in a trash pile in Cleveland. A Cleveland police spokeswoman says the city Division of Fire was called to an address around 7 p.m. Saturday after someone reported a fire in a yard. Firefighters found what's believed to be a man's body in the trash pile. A fire department spokesman says the body had signs of trauma and a possible gunshot wound.
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