Friday, November 29, 2013
FREMONT, Ohio (AP) — The State Highway Patrol says two people riding in a van were killed when it was struck by a car traveling more than 125 mph in northwest Ohio. Troopers were chasing the speeding car when the accident happened around 7:15 p.m. yesterday on the Ohio Turnpike near Fremont. The 24-year-old man allegedly driving that vehicle has been taken to the hospital with minor injuries. The turnpike's westbound lanes reopened early today.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The estates of two people shot and killed by Cleveland police during a chase that involved more 60 squad cars and 137 shots fired are suing the city and police. The lawsuit was filed electronically yesterday in federal court against Mayor Frank Jackson, the safety director, police chief and dozens of officers, supervisors and dispatchers.
MARLBORO TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — An autistic New Jersey teenager who went missing for a week before being found in Ohio is now back home. Nineteen-year-old Michael Karwan of Marlboro and his parents arrived at Newark Liberty International Airport Wednesday night. He was found at a men's shelter in Cleveland Tuesday.
BOWLING GREEN, Ohio (AP) — Bowling Green State University says it's cutting 30 faculty positions. The school in northwestern Ohio has said it faces a deficit between $3 million and $10 million over the next several years. Bowling Green says most of faculty cuts will come from the college of arts and sciences. Eliminating those positions is expected to save $1.4 million per year.