Experts: Hostility toward addicts compound drug epidemic

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's continuing addictions epidemic is leading to fatigue among people working to save overdose victims and outright hostility toward addicts by some community members, officials battling the epidemic said Wednesday at a forum that looked at the biggest challenges presented by the epidemic and explored top-priority solutions.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Bigger reward is sought for slain family, but will it help?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A year after the mysterious killings of eight family members in Ohio, investigators are concerned that more reward money hasn't been offered and fear that some victims' involvement in drug crime may be the reason.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Report: Warden offered inmates service hours for donation

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state watchdog says an Ohio prison warden improperly offered credit for community-service hours to inmates in exchange for $1 donations to charities of her choice.