Last month ideastream reported on gangs in Cleveland, with special attention on the so-called Heartless Felons which have suffered high-profile indictments this year. ideastream's Tony Ganzer continues our look at gangs in a conversation with Steven Dettelbach, the U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio.
Ohio car thieves are still most fond of a truck. From Ohio public radio station WOSU, Steve Brown reports on the most stolen vehicles in Ohio last year.
The shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has drawn attention to racial disparities between the community and law enforcement there. Though Ferguson is mostly African-American, all but a few police officers are white. Ferguson is hardly alone in having that kind of imbalance, including some Northeast Ohio agencies. ideastream's Nick Castele reports.
A Kent State University professor has won a coveted award from Architecture Magazine for making bricks with a 3D printer. As Mark Urycki reports, his innovation could change the way buildings are designed and constructed.
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 7:14 PM
Akron-based SummaCare is under fire from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services for allegedly mishandling supplemental coverage for Medicare recipients. For Ohio Public Radio, WKSU’s Kabir Bhatia reports.
Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 7:07 PM
For the first time in nine months, Ohio’s unemployment rate went up last month. And as Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles, this news has the political spin machines working on high speed.
For all the recent reports on residency rates and renovations across downtown Cleveland, someone’s ultimately bound to ask: “What’s in it for the dogs?” ideastream’s Brian Bull reports on a new fundraiser geared towards giving man’s best friend a place to romp, socialize, and other stuff….
Last week, Baltimore put into place what's being touted as the 'most strict curfew in the country,' which is only slightly more strict than the curfew in Cleveland. The issue of curfews is not without controversy, as we still see from developments in Ferguson, Missouri. Ideastream's Tony Ganzer talked about curfews with Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Emanuella Groves.
Back to school costs are up….and so's the demand for free or donated school supplies. For StateImpact Ohio, ideastream's Brian Bull reports:
School’s not quite yet started, but many parents at least are doing their math in figuring out costs for their kid’s supplies. As ideastream’s Brian Bull reports for StateImpact Ohio, a state senator says his bill will relieve some of their financial burden.
Attitudes toward the LGBT community are rapidly changing in the U.S. but that’s not the case for gays in some parts of the world. ideastream’s David C. Barnett explored some of their experiences in conversations with participants at the International Gay Games in Cleveland.
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