Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:39 PM
The president of the Ohio senate says state lawmakers are open to pursuing a Medicaid bill before the end of the year. Speaking at the City Club of Cleveland Keith Faber says the plan would likely be a departure from the Medicaid expansion endorsed by the governor. ideastream's Nick Castele reports.
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 6:15 PM
In the wake of the Cleveland kidnapping case that broke last week, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald says the county plans to review how missing persons data is handled.
Monday, May 13, 2013 at 5:49 PM
On the eve of the first anniversary of the Horseshoe Casino's opening, Cuyahoga County has already decided how to spend its cut of the revenues.
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 8:19 PM
Cleveland investigators are quickly trying to piece together the mindset of Ariel Castro, the man accused of kidnapping and holding three women captive on Cleveland’s West Side. What compels people like Castro to seek and capture victims? Ideastream’s Michelle Kanu turned to a local expert for some answers.
Sunday, May 12, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Cleveland officials and local lawyers are working to support Amanda Berry, Michelle Knight and Gina DeJesus amid a deluge of international attention. ideastream's Nick Castele reports they're raising money for the women and asking media and the public to respect their privacy.
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 6:56 PM
Since news broke Monday that Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight were alive and had been held captive for ten years or more, details of their story have begun to emerge. They vanished individually, but were imprisoned together in the same house. Their alleged abductor - Ariel Castro, faces charges of kidnapping and rape, with other charges likely to come, including, possibly, capital murder for alleged forced miscarriages. People are celebrating the end of their long ordeal. But as Ideastream's Michelle Kanu reports, for the women, the healing process could take a lifetime.
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 5:59 PM
Prosecutors say they’ll seek the death penalty for Ariel Castro. But as ideastream’s Brian Bull reports, one expert in capital punishment says putting Castro on death row will be tough.
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 11:48 AM
The DNA results are in for the Cleveland man accused of kidnapping, imprisoning, and raping three women over a decade. OPR's Jo Ingle has more.
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 7:52 AM
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty says he will evaluate whether to seek the death penalty against Ariel Castro in connection with the disappearance and alleged abuse of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight. ideastream's Nick Castele reports.
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 3:49 AM
After a week of shocking and amazing news, some Cleveland residents aired their concerns, Thursday night, to a group of public officials about the kidnapping of three area women who were held captive for years in a house on the city's west side. Ideastream's David C. Barnett has more on the hastily arranged community meeting.
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