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National group plans 2016 medical pot issue in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — A major national marijuana legalization group plans to put a medical marijuana question on Ohio's fall ballot.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Hundreds gather to address Ohio drug addiction epidemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Hundreds of police officers, community officials, medical personnel and others have gathered in Columbus for a summit aimed at fighting Ohio's drug addiction epidemic.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Records: Overdose antidote given more than 12,600 times

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Department of Public Safety records indicate a drug overdose antidote that can help save addicts on the brink of death was administered more than 12,600 times around the state last year.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Ohio's December unemployment rate increases to 4.7 percent

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state's unemployment rate was up in December compared to the previous month even as the number of jobs in Ohio increased.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Cleveland-area judges to review how grand juries operate

CLEVELAND (AP) — The presiding judge in the county that includes Cleveland says he's appointed two fellow jurists to lead a committee to study whether the county's grand juries can operate more efficiently.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Zoo euthanizes cheetah featured in National Geographic show

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Zoo says a 15-year-old cheetah once featured on a National Geographic special has been euthanized.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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NE Ohio family claims 2nd million-dollar Powerball prize

CLEVELAND (AP) — Four people from a Cleveland-area family have claimed the second of three million-dollar prizes won in Ohio in the drawing for a $1.6 billion Powerball jackpot.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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Prosecutor ordered to pay Ohio newspaper $25K in legal fees

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio prosecutor has been ordered to pay more than $25,000 to a newspaper for its legal costs in challenging his decision to withhold a 911 dispatcher's recorded call to a murder suspect.

Last Updated on Friday, 22 January 2016

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