Jurors say DuPont acted with malice, award $5M to ill man

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The DuPont chemical company acted with malice by dumping chemical-tainted water from its West Virginia plant into the Ohio River, a federal jury said Wednesday in awarding $5.1 million in compensatory damages to a man who developed cancer.

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Ohio cops eye possible fentanyl after 17 overdoses in 1 day

AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in one Ohio city who dealt with 17 suspected heroin overdoses in one day say they believe the drugs involved in at least some cases were laced with the powerful painkiller fentanyl.

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Ohio asks judge to force Corps to dredge shipping channel

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio officials and the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Port Authority are asking a federal judge to force the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fully dredge the Cleveland Harbor and Cuyahoga River shipping channel.

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