Amid doc’s murder case, lawsuits reflect battle over blame

Amid doc’s murder case, lawsuits reflect battle over blame

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the year since an Ohio hospital system announced an intensive care doctor had ordered excessive painkillers for dozens ...

January 14th, 2020 |  


Ohio bill proposes automatic voter registration for voting-age high schoolers

Ohio bill proposes automatic voter registration for voting-age high schoolers

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A group of Democratic state lawmakers has proposed automatically registering all Ohio high-school students to vote once they re...

January 13th, 2020 |  


Ohio State suspends 3 fraternities for hazing, alcohol violations

Ohio State suspends 3 fraternities for hazing, alcohol violations

Three fewer fraternities are recognized by Ohio State after being suspended late last semester for hazing, alcohol and other violations.The university...

January 10th, 2020 |  



House votes to designate PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ as hazardous substances

House votes to designate PFAS ‘forever chemicals’ as hazardous substances

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday passed legislation that would require the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to...

January 10th, 2020 |  


State surveying incarcerated youth on sexual victimization

State surveying incarcerated youth on sexual victimization

The Ohio Department of Youth Services is turning to its youthful offenders in an attempt to identify what steps it can take to reduce a sexual victimi...

January 10th, 2020 |  


Medical marijuana testing legit, state and industry officials say

Medical marijuana testing legit, state and industry officials say

Ohio’s medical marijuana cultivators hire third-party testing labs to examine their crops before the plants are processed or sold. Although the ...

January 10th, 2020 |  


Opioid-dependent kids’ guardians seek to form class in suit

Opioid-dependent kids’ guardians seek to form class in suit

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians caring for hundreds of thousands of children born dependent on opioids since 2000 should be grouped together as part ...

January 10th, 2020 |  


Report questions expanded Ohio inmate electronic monitoring

Report questions expanded Ohio inmate electronic monitoring

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — There’s limited evidence that expanding the electronic monitoring of inmates in Ohio would reduce the rates at which...

January 10th, 2020 |  


Willoughby Brewing abruptly closes doors

Willoughby Brewing abruptly closes doors

The Willoughby Brewing Co. – one of the longest tenured craft breweries in Ohio — closed its doors Thursday after it apparently failed to ...

January 9th, 2020 |  


Prosecutors recommend probation for teen’s hoax SWAT calls

Prosecutors recommend probation for teen’s hoax SWAT calls

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A 17-year-old boy who admitted in court to making hoax phone calls to authorities in a half-dozen states should receive ...

January 9th, 2020 |