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Ohio turns to security expert to shield lethal drug info

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — As Ohio sought to justify its reasoning for shielding the names of people or companies providing lethal drugs to the prison system, it paid a security consultant who determined that identifying the suppliers would put them at risk of "harm, violence or unlawful acts of intimidation," according to newly released documents.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Backers of drug-price proposal sue Ohio's elections chief

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Backers of an effort aimed at controlling prescription drug prices purchased by state agencies are suing Ohio's elections chief over their petition signatures.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Ohio police: couple od's at children's hospital, woman dies

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a woman has died and a man is being treated after suspected drug overdoses at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Police seek public's help to stop heroin surge in Wilmington

WILMINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Police in a southwest Ohio community are asking for the public's help in catching sellers of heroin blamed for 12 overdoses, two of them fatal, in less than a week in the city of some 12,500 people.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Police say 15-year-old boy fatally shot in central Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 15-year-old boy who they say was found lying in the yard of a home in central Ohio.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Ohio man charged with shooting 2-year-old boy due in court

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man is due in court to face charges that he fired shots at a car, a 2-year-old boy in the head with a bullet.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Ohio man charged with murder, endangering in death of boy, 3

WARREN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio man has been indicted on murder, child endangering and felonious assault charges in the death of a 3-year-old boy.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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Ohio man, 77, sentenced to 10 years for string of break-ins

TIFFIN, Ohio (AP) — A 77-year-old man with a lengthy criminal record was sentenced to more than 10 years in prison on Tuesday for 11 break-ins across western Ohio last year.

Last Updated on Thursday, 07 January 2016

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