Man pleads guilty in police officer's slaying, gets life

MOUNT VERNON, Ohio (AP) — A man who killed a police officer in Ohio has pleaded guilty to aggravated murder and other charges and has been sentenced to life in prison plus 35 years without the possibility of parole.


Ohio attorney general sues 5 drugmakers over opiate crisis

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Attorney General sued five drugmakers on Wednesday for their alleged role perpetrating the state's addictions epidemic, accusing the companies of intentionally misleading patients about the dangers of painkillers and promoting benefits of the drugs not backed by science.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press