Report: Inmate used hole to pass between high-security cells

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An investigative report says a hole between high-security cells at an Ohio prison was so big an inmate was able to shimmy through to play cards with prisoners next door but it wasn't discovered until an inmate was killed.


High-tech ideas to fix opioid crisis compete for Ohio grants

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A call by Republican Gov. John Kasich for scientific breakthroughs to help solve the opioid crisis is drawing interest from dozens of groups with ideas including remote controlled medication dispensers, monitoring devices for addicts, mobile apps and pain-relieving massage gloves.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

Water trapped inside Ohio fair ride may have led to accident

A manufacturer's explanation that corrosion caused an amusement ride to fly apart in a deadly accident at the Ohio State Fair doesn't answer why or when it began rusting away or how it went unnoticed.


  • Written by By JOHN SEEWER , Associated Press