Family: Stadium warned of faulty locks before man fell, died

CLEVELAND (AP) — The family of a concertgoer believed to have fallen five-stories to his death through a garbage chute at Progressive Field alleges the Cleveland Indians had been repeatedly warned about faulty locks and doors leading to trash chutes at the ballpark.


Experts: Hostility toward addicts compound drug epidemic

PICKERINGTON, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's continuing addictions epidemic is leading to fatigue among people working to save overdose victims and outright hostility toward addicts by some community members, officials battling the epidemic said Wednesday at a forum that looked at the biggest challenges presented by the epidemic and explored top-priority solutions.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Bigger reward is sought for slain family, but will it help?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A year after the mysterious killings of eight family members in Ohio, investigators are concerned that more reward money hasn't been offered and fear that some victims' involvement in drug crime may be the reason.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press