Authorities say the leader of a violent gang has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in the killings of five people.
Cleveland's mayor has announced a commitment of up to $1 million every year for the next 10 years to replenish the city's tree canopy.
Authorities say two people who were shot and wounded while sitting in their car in Philadelphia were able to drive themselves to a hospital.
A man convicted of a double murder outside an Ohio nightclub last year has been sentenced to at least 48 years in prison.
A 15-year-old boy who authorities say deliberately set a home on fire faces new delinquency charges including aggravated murder in the death of his disabled grandfather.
Two officers from a troubled Ohio jail who repeatedly punched an inmate restrained in a chair have pleaded guilty to charges related to the beating recorded on surveillance video.
Philadelphia police say a woman shot and killed her two girls and their father before turning the gun on herself.
A lengthy standoff spurred by a domestic dispute in a Pennsylvania town ended with a police officer shot and a man facing charges.
Police say two people died in a crash involving a motorcycle and a car in Ohio.
Authorities say another shooting in north Philadelphia has sent two more people to the hospital, one in critical condition, the day after gunfire wounded six people.