Man who shot judge was stopped earlier for faulty headlight

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man who shot an Ohio judge outside a courthouse was stopped by a police officer hours earlier for having a defective headlight as he drove downtown in the early morning darkness, authorities said.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Ohio mayors seek emergency response center for opioid crisis


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An organization representing Ohio big-city mayors is urging Gov. John Kasich to establish a dedicated emergency operations center to coordinate the state's response to the opioid crisis and appointment of an opioid czar.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent