Across Ohio, homicide rates are soaring this year, especially in the state’s large cities.
Cleveland set a 10 year record for homicides in August, totaling 101 killings by Aug. 7. From Jan. 1 to the beginning of August last year, the city had 84 homicides.
Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-OH-11) announced Tuesday she is no longer considering a run for Speaker of the House, effectively eliminating the only resistance to Nancy Pelosi becoming the next Speaker. Fudge had previously criticized Pelosi, saying there were not enough black women in leadership positions in Congress, and hinted she…