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The Ohio Public Employees Retirement System (OPERS) dropped the hammer on proposed changes to shore up the solvency of its health care trust fund. In a 9-2 vote Wednesday, OPERS' Board of Trustees approved cuts to its health care benefits that will affect its current and future retirees. "Morning Edition" host Amy Eddings got into the details with OPERS spokesman Michael Pramik.

Updated 2:20 p.m., July 11, 2019

The suspect in custody in connection with a quadruple homicide in Slavic Village earlier this week is the father of one of the victims, Cleveland police said.

Armond Johnson, Sr., 26, has not yet been formally charged in the killings but was arrested on aggravated murder charges Thursday morning following an arrest Tuesday in a separate aggravated robbery case.

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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has ordered a review of state databases that are being accessed by outside law enforcement agencies. He also wants to know how that data is being used.

Managers of the Port of Cleveland and other ports around the Great Lakes say they’re being overlooked in the national conversation about America’s crumbling infrastructure. 

On the heels of the nation’s seventh annual Infrastructure Week, the Port of Cleveland hosted a May 20 roundtable with port officials, maritime industry leaders and representatives of several Northeast Ohio Congressional members to talk about their needs. Port officials say it’s partly a problem of perception.