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

Michigan moves to snag 1,500 jobs for Flint, other cities

LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan's economic development board on Tuesday approved state incentives designed to snag least 1,500 new jobs, including more than 400 to be created by an auto supplier that wants to build a seating assembly plant in the embattled city of Flint.

  • Written by By DAVID EGGERT , Associated Press

Man who shot judge was father of player convicted of rape

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who shot and wounded a judge outside a county courthouse before being gunned down by a probation officer was the father of a high school football player who was convicted of rape in 2013, authorities said Monday.


  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press