Many doctors not using site for keeping painkillers in check

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio doctors are supposed check patients' prescription histories against a state website before recommending prescription painkillers, but an audit has found that some 12,000 physicians appear to be violating the policy aimed at stemming the opioid epidemic.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, AP Statehouse Correspondent

Ohio district closes schools after reported clown attack

CINCINNATI (AP) — A suburban Cincinnati school district has closed schools after a woman reported being grabbed around the neck by a male dressed as a clown who she said made a threat against students.