Former pilot visits damaged bomber that 'saved my life'

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AP) — A "huge" flash lit up the cockpit of the lumbering B-52D above North Vietnam, jostling the giant jet and turning a bombing run into survival for pilot commander Capt. Kenneth J. Curry and his crew.

  • Written by BARRIE BARBER, Dayton Daily News

Cops: Photos of boy with passed-out adults show drug scourge

CLEVELAND (AP) — A safety director in a city that released photos of a 4-year-old boy in a vehicle with two adults slumped over after overdosing on heroin and fentanyl said Friday he and others wanted to send a message to addicts they should find safe places for their children when using debilitating drugs.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Authorities: Girl brought unloaded gun, bullets to school

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old girl had an unloaded gun and ammunition at a rural Ohio middle school and was arrested after officials took the firearm from her without incident.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Feds reject Ohio's request to charge new Medicaid fees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal regulators rejected Ohio's plan to require Medicaid beneficiaries to pay a new monthly premium, saying Friday the proposal could lead to tens of thousands of low-income people losing health care coverage.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press