|News - News Blog|
|Thursday, 11 February 2010 10:44|
Here's a look at some of the stories we're covering today:
Transition meetings to be held in public The move to make the Cuyahoga County government transition meetings public comes after complaints by the ACLU and many citizens. However, transition leader Martin Zanotti said that the move was not motivated by the ACLU's complaint. He had previously expressed concerns that the presence of the media would discourage volunteers from speaking freely.
Homeless shelter employee killed 59 year old Rita Ciofani was stabbed to death by an air force veteran who was evicted from the Volunteers of America shelter on East 152nd Street yesterday. 48 year old Raymond Ice attacked Ciofani with an ax. When police arrived, he turned on them and was tased before being shot. Ice later died at the hospital.
First Energy buying Allegheny Energy The Akron-based company will pay $4.7 billion in stock for Allegheny. The move makes FirstEnergy one of the largest power companies in the country, although it must still gain regulatory approval.
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