APNewsBreak: Where Ohio Got Its Execution Drugs

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s most recent batches of lethal injection drugs were produced by a company that wants states to stop using them for capital punishment, records show. Lake Forest, Ill.-based Hospira Inc. says it manufactures the drugs, the sedative midazolam and...

Ohio Center Gets Rare Copy Of ’12 Years A Slave’

CINCINNATI (AP) — A first-edition copy of “Twelve Years a Slave” is going on display at the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati as a film inspired by that narrative contends for an Academy Award. The Cincinnati Enquirer ( ) reports longtime...

Mo. Prison Escapee Pleads Guilty To Crimes In Ohio

COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — A Columbia man pleaded guilty to crimes he committed in Ohio after he escaped from a northwest Missouri jail. Twenty-four-year-old Brian J. Adkison pleaded guilty Wednesday in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, to receiving stolen property, failure to comply with an...

Adoptive Parents Works To Reunify With Ohio Boy

HAMILTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio couple who’d been accused of abandoning the adopted 9-year-old son they raised since infancy have taken another step toward possible reunification. Lisa and Cleveland Cox agreed Wednesday in a Hamilton courtroom to have the boy...

Columbine Leader Encourages NE Ohio Community

CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — The northeast Ohio community where three students died in a school shooting has received encouragement and advice from the principal who oversaw Colorado’s Columbine High School during and since the deadly 1999 shootings there. Principal Frank DeAngelis...

Dad Sues Child Services Agency In Ohio Boy’s Death

STRUTHERS, Ohio (AP) — A man is suing a northeast Ohio child services agency after the death of his 14-year-old son, who authorities say was tortured and fatally beaten by the boyfriend of the boy’s mother. Shawn Tedesco of Sharon, Pa., sued Mahoning County Children...

Police Chopper Helps Rescue Man In Icy Ohio River

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A police helicopter pilot is drawing praise for helping to rescue a man who fell into an icy central Ohio river. Columbus Officer Jeff Ferguson and co-pilot Jim Cox were training nearby when the call came in Wednesday about a man struggling in the Scioto...

Defendant Set To Testify At Ohio Slave Labor Trial

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A co-defendant who made a plea deal is expected to testify at the federal trial of two people accused of enslaving a mentally disabled Ohio woman for two years with her child. Witnesses at the second day of trial Thursday in Youngstown were expected to...

Powerball Ticket Sold In Ohio Worth $1M In Drawing

NEW CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — The lottery says a western Ohio supermarket sold a ticket that is worth $1 million in the latest Powerball drawing. The auto-pick ticket matching five numbers in Wednesday’s drawing was sold at Fulmer Supermarket in New Carlisle, about 10 miles...

American Hockey League

NOTE: Two points are awarded for a win, one point for an overtime or shootout loss. Binghamton 4, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton 3, OT Rochester 3, Iowa 2, OT No games scheduled Albany at Adirondack, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Grand Rapids, 7 p.m. Bridgeport at Hartford, 7 p.m. Springfield...