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Report Released On Last Week's Plane Crash

A National Transportation Safety Board report says the pilot of a small plane was trying to return Cuyahoga County Airport last week when the aircraft plummeted to the ground, killing all four college students aboard.  The preliminary report says the pilot told the controller he was not climbing fast and asked for permission to make a left turn. The controller says the plane appears to have crashed after the pilot began turning. The four men were students at Case Western Reserve University.  Among those who died in the crash was 20-year old  Lucas Marcelli of Massillon. 

Gas Prices Drifting Up In Ohio

Ohio motorists are paying more for gasoline coming out of the long holiday weekend.   A gallon of regular gas is averaging $3.51 in today's survey from the Triple-A.  That's up about a dime from a week ago, and it's a few cents more than last month at this time.   The Ohio average is higher than the national average, which is $3.43.   Analysts expect prices to stay lower if refinery production remains strong and unexpected problems don't increase oil prices.



Third location proposed for Grove City library

The Grove City Library saga took a surprise turn tonight when a city council member proposed “Door No. 3” — a third suggestion on where to put the new building.

Man injured in South Linden hit-skip crash

A pedestrian was seriously injured after he was struck by a vehicle in South Linden this evening.

Columbus school board approves policy for changing grades

The Columbus school board unanimously adopted a policy today to officially bar school principals from making after-the-fact changes to grades on their own. Once the grading period ends, school administrators who want to change a student’s grade will have to fill out forms to justify the change, get permission from a central-office official and then have a district data worker make the change.

Delaware County economic officer fired without explanation

Delaware County’s economic-development director was fired today without explanation. Gus Comstock said he’s not sure what happened.


Recovery knocks 21 fish species from watch list

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Twenty-one species of fish made the leap Tuesday off a watch list of seafood to avoid as unsustainably overfished, leaving conservationists and many fishermen and chefs celebrating the turnaround of a West Coast fishing ground declared an economic disaster area by the federal government just 14 years ago.

Police: Death of teen whose body burned was random

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 15-year-old Indianapolis girl whose burned body was found over the weekend was likely abducted and killed by someone she didn't know, police and family members said Tuesday.

It's no longer safe to recline your airplane seat

NEW YORK (AP) — Squeezed into tighter and tighter spaces, airline passengers appear to be rebelling, taking their frustrations out on other fliers.

Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

PHOENIX (AP) — An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.

30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By Tuesday evening, seven were still on the run.

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