Sessions: US prosecutors will help addiction-ravaged cities

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Justice Department will dispatch 12 federal prosecutors to cities ravaged by addiction who will focus exclusively on investigating health care fraud and opioid scams that are fueling the nation's drug abuse epidemic, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday.

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  • Written by By SADIE GURMAN and ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Mortuary shut down after inspection finds mold, maggots


CARLISLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio crematory has been shut down by the state after several unrefrigerated bodies were found to be decomposing, including one covered partly in mold, another that had begun to mummify and a third that was being eaten by maggots.