Deep-sea treasure hunter still must answer for missing gold

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A deep-sea treasure hunter who pleaded guilty to contempt of court after spending years as a fugitive will have to testify before his sentencing about gold he discovered in a historic shipwreck.

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Ohio again sees new record number of drug overdose deaths

 

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A record number of Ohioans died from drug overdoses last year thanks in part to abuse of a synthetic painkiller far more powerful than heroin, the Department of Health said Thursday.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, AP Legal Affairs Writer

Ohio's deadline approaches for DNA testing of rape kits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's office is reminding state law enforcement agencies that they have six more months to submit untested rape kits to the state to check for possible DNA matches.

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