Fatal drug overdoses in Ohio increase to record number

Sep. 23, 2018 2:04 PM EDT Fatal drug overdoses in Ohio increase to record number AP-OH–Fatal Drug Overdoses-Ohio,1st Ld-Writethru COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Information reported to the state shows fatal drug overdoses increased to a record 4,854 last year in Ohio, a 20...
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State's schools get at least $2,500 each for school safety

Sep. 23, 2018 11:50 AM EDT State’s schools get at least $2,500 each for school safety AP-OH–School Safety-Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is notifying schools about how they’ll split $12 million that was set aside to help boost school safety and security....
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$18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison

Sep. 23, 2018 11:50 AM EDT $18M worth of cocaine found in bananas given to Texas prison BC-US-ODD–Donated Bananas-Cocaine HOUSTON (AP) — Authorities say bananas donated to a Texas prison turned out to have nearly $18 million worth of cocaine hidden inside the boxes....
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Police: Bar fight leads to fatal shootings of 2 men

Sep. 23, 2018 10:58 AM EDT Police: Bar fight leads to fatal shootings of 2 men AP-OH–Bar Fight-Fatal Shootings CINCINNATI (AP) — Police say a fight that began in a bar continued outside and two men have been fatally shot. Cincinnati police say a fight between two...
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State gives dates for archery, gun seasons for hunting deer

Sep. 23, 2018 9:56 AM EDT State gives dates for archery, gun seasons for hunting deer AP-OH–Deer Hunting-Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s archery season for hunting white-tailed deer begins later this month, while gun season for deer hunting begins in November....
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Historic WWII raid lives on with Doolittle survivor, now 103

Sep. 22, 2018 12:24 PM EDT CINCINNATI (AP) — The last surviving Doolittle Tokyo Raider is still telling his World War II stories, and he enjoys hearing new ones that have been passed down to younger generations. Retired Lt. Col. Dick Cole recently celebrated his 103rd...
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State investigating restaurant that calmed lobsters with pot

Sep. 22, 2018 12:04 PM EDT State investigating restaurant that calmed lobsters with pot AP-US-Marijuana-Lobsters SOUTHWEST HARBOR, Maine (AP) — State health inspectors are investigating a Maine lobster restaurant that tried to mellow out lobsters with marijuana. The...
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Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races

Sep. 22, 2018 10:43 AM EDT JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last presidential election. It didn’t work out...
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Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races

Sep. 22, 2018 10:43 AM EDT JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last presidential election. It didn’t work out...
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Control of Congress also at stake in state legislative races

Sep. 22, 2018 10:43 AM EDT JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrats looking to regain a foothold in state capitols largely led by Republicans had anticipated flipping control of up to a dozen legislative chambers during the last presidential election. It didn’t work out...
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