CLEVELAND (AP) - The city of Cleveland has disciplined 17 fire department supervisors for their roles in a shift-trading scandal that prosecutors say endangered public safety. A city audit indicates some firefighters paid colleagues instead of trading shifts as they're allowed to do. Yesterday, the city handed out reprimands and shift suspensions to the supervisors.
ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) - A former Ohio State University football player has pleaded no contest to a lesser charge in a felony drug case against him. The (Elyria) Chronicle-Telegram reports Tracy Sprinkle pleaded yesterday to attempted failure to comply, a misdemeanor. He received a $500 fine, 30-day suspended jail sentence and two years' probation.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio State Highway Patrol is set to participate in weekend efforts to reduce traffic deaths and injuries along interstates 90 and 94. Agencies in several states have set a goal of zero fatalities and fewer than 300 total crashes along the interstates today through Monday.
MASON, ,Ohio (AP) - Kings Island amusement park in southwestern Ohio will try to top a Guinness record for the most heads shaved simultaneously to help raise awareness and money to fight cancer. Kings Island says more than 200 hair stylists from Great Clips salons in Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Cleveland, Lima and Toledo will shave heads today at the park north of Cincinnati.
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