Ohio senator hopeful on anti-drug legislation

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ohio's Republican senator says he thinks the nation's opioid abuse crisis will transcend election-year politics as Congress tries to work out compromise legislation on the problem.

  • Written by DAN SEWELL, Associated Press

APNewsBreak: Students drinking heavily before lake death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Numerous students were drinking heavily and for hours before a traditional cold-weather lake jump last year during which an Ohio State University student died, according to newly released police records about the student's death.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press

High court sides with Ohio in debt collection dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — A unanimous Supreme Court ruled Monday that a pair of Ohio law firms did not use illegal tactics when they sent out debt-collection letters on stationery bearing the name of the state's attorney general.

  • Written by SAM HANANEL, Associated Press

Ohio urges drug users' loved ones to get overdose antidote

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio is urging drug users' relatives and friends and other members of the public to know the signs of an overdose and obtain an antidote as part of a six-month awareness campaign launching Monday.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press