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$600,000 Houses in Ohio, Michigan and New York
SETTING This three-story brick house is on a cobblestone street in the historic German Village neighborhood, just south of the center of Columbus. It is a few blocks north of Schiller Park, a 23-acre green space with a fishing pond, a playground and ...

Appeals Court Ruling Brings Ohio Closer To Resuming Executions
CHICAGO, June 28 (Reuters) - A divided U.S. appeals court on Wednesday lifted a preliminary injunction against Ohio’s lethal injection process, potentially clearing the way for the state to resume executions. In an 8-6 ruling, the full 6th U.S. Circuit ...

Emanuel administration orders Ohio Street underpass locked overnight
The Ohio Street pedestrian underpass to the lakefront will be closed overnight starting Wednesday night after the Emanuel administration stepped in to simply order the gate closed, allowing aldermen to avoid a potentially divisive vote on the issue.

Appeals Court Ruling Opens Door to Ohio Resuming Executions
CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio moved a step closer to resuming executions as a federal appeals court ruled Wednesday in the state's favor in a case over its lethal injection process. In an 8-6 vote, the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati reversed a ...

Ohio councilman suggests three-strikes law to halt overdose rescues
To stop the opioid epidemic, the CDC is telling doctors to cut back on opioid painkiller prescriptions, but some people just end up turning to heroin. Video provided by Newsy Newslook An Ohio town has been so overwhelmed by drug overdose emergencies that a ...

U.S. appeals court lifts injunction against Ohio executions
In an 8-6 ruling, the full 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned an injunction affirmed in April by a three-judge panel from the court that had delayed executions in Ohio. The state appealed that injunction against the use of a three-drug protocol.

Online school asks Ohio court to block $60M state clawback
One of the nation's largest online charter schools is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to block the state's efforts to recoup $60 million from the school. The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow is locked in a multi-pronged legal fight with Ohio over how ...

Dane Goodwin taking official visit with Ohio State basketball this week: Can Buckeyes get him back?
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- When Dane Goodwin decommitted from the Ohio State basketball team last week, the word was that he would still consider the Buckeyes. That's something most prospects say when they decide to take a step back and reevaluate their recruitment ...

Ohio woman involved in vicious fire attack in 2015 dies, her family says
A woman in Columbus, Ohio, who was left bed-ridden after a gruesome attack in 2015 has died, her family says. Judy Malinowski became a victim of a violent attack at the hands of her ex-boyfriend, Michael Slager, who set her on fire after a fight at a gas ...

Federal Appeals Court Paves Way For Ohio To Resume Lethal Injections
A federal appeals court has paved the way for Ohio to resume executions, as it lifted a lower court's decision to halt the state's lethal injection process. It was a contentious decision that split the 6 th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals judges in an 8-6 vote.


Woman's Body Found In Walmart Bathroom 3 Days After She Went Inside
Woman's Body Found In Walmart Bathroom 3 Days After She Went InsideThe woman was identified as 29-year-old Katherine Caraway.

7 couples from same town charged with public benefits fraud
7 couples from same town charged with public benefits fraudLAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — Seven married couples from the same New Jersey shore town, including a rabbi and his wife, now face charges that they misrepresented their income to get a combined $2 million in public welfare benefits they weren't entitled to.

Yes he can: Obama returns to Indonesia for family vacation
Yes he can: Obama returns to Indonesia for family vacationBy Jessica Damiana JAKARTA (Reuters) - From white water rafting in Bali to visiting temples on Java, former U.S. President Barack Obama's private family holiday is being closely tracked in Indonesia where he spent four years as a child. Obama was six when he moved to Jakarta after his American mother, Ann Dunham, married an Indonesian man following the end of her marriage to Obama's Kenyan father. "I feel proud that my friend became a president," said Sonni Gondokusumo, 56, a former classmate of Obama at the Menteng 01 state elementary school in Jakarta.

The Latest: 1st day of testimony over in Joe Arpaio's trial
The Latest: 1st day of testimony over in Joe Arpaio's trialPHOENIX (AP) — The Latest on the trial of former Sheriff Joe Arpaio (all times local):

15 Still Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in Colombia
15 Still Missing After Tourist Boat Sinks in ColombiaThe latest on the tourist boat packed with more than 150 passengers that capsized, leaving at least six people dead.

China's verdant 'forest city' will fight pollution with a million plants
China's verdant 'forest city' will fight pollution with a million plantsIf tree-covered skyscrapers act like enormous air filters, this cluster of buildings will be a clean air oasis. China has broken ground on a "forest city" in the southern city of Liuzhou. The development, which will span two-thirds of a mile along the Liujiang River, involves blanketing offices, apartments, hotels, and schools with more than a million plants and about 40,000 trees. SEE ALSO: How drones are helping to plant trees The verdant towers will help soak up urban air pollution, produce clean oxygen, and boost local biodiversity. The greenery also provides shade on sunny days and acts as an insulating blanket during winter, allowing tenants to use less heating and electricity. Liuzhou Forest City will span 175 hectares, or 0.67 miles, along the Liujiang River.Image: stefano boeri architettiIf the concept sounds familiar, that's because these buildings are the work of Stefano Boeri Architetti, the same architecture firm behind the two "vertical forest" buildings planned for Nanjing in eastern China.  Liuzhou city officials commissioned the Italian company to build the development, which will host about 30,000 people and be connected to the main Liuzhou city — population 3.8 million — via a fast-rail line used by electric cars. The forest city, now under construction, is expected to be completed by 2020, the Milan-based architects confirmed by email. 'Vertical forest' buildings in the Liuzhou development.Image: stefano boeri architettiThe development is a flashy but tiny effort to combat the dangerous smog and toxic air pollution that's choking China's industrialized cities. It comes as China is building more wind and solar power than any country in the world to slash emissions from coal plants, factories, and vehicles, and to combat climate change. Stefano Boeri's firm, which recently completed two verdant towers in Milan, is planning to expand into other smoggy cities, including China's Shijiazhuang, Guizhou, Shanghai, and Chongqing. In the Liuzhou Forest City, buildings, parks, and gardens will absorb almost 10,000 tons of carbon dioxide and 57 tons of fine dust pollutants per year, while producing about 900 tons of oxygen, the architects said in a press release.  By comparison, the two green towers in Nanjing will absorb 25 tons of carbon dioxide and produce 0.06 tons of oxygen.  An electric railway will link the 'forest city' to the main Liuzhou city.Image: stefano boeri architettiBeyond sucking up toxic air, the urban greenery is also expected to stifle noise pollution and support biodiversity by providing a habitat for the local birds, insects, and small animals that inhabit Liuzhou. The project will include residential areas, commercial and recreational spaces, plus two schools and a hospital. Along with plants, the buildings will also feature rooftop solar panels to produce clean electricity and use geothermal energy systems for interior air-conditioning. Stefano Boeri Architetti said the Liuzhou Forest City represents its broader effort to design a "new generation" of architecture and urban environments to address climate change. WATCH: China's big, beautiful, green 'vertical forests' will suck up toxic smog

North Korea calls for execution of ex-South Korea leader over 'assassination' plot
North Korea calls for execution of ex-South Korea leader over 'assassination' plotNorth Korea calls for execution of ex-South Korea leader over 'assassination' plot.

How To Protect Yourself Against Petya Ransomware
How To Protect Yourself Against Petya RansomwareA ransomware attack known as Petya has hit computer systems around the world. Here's how to protect yourself from the attack.

Colorado Mother Says Infant Son Overheated Aboard Delayed United Flight
Colorado Mother Says Infant Son Overheated Aboard Delayed United FlightThe alleged incident happened on Texas-bound plane from Denver International Airport on June 22.

Man with Super Smiley Mugshot Allegedly Threatened to Kill Lawmaker on Facebook: Cops
Man with Super Smiley Mugshot Allegedly Threatened to Kill Lawmaker on Facebook: CopsCops say Steve St. Felix threatened Republican State Rep. Jose Felix Diaz.



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