Motorists will face weekend delays around Ohio River

CINCINNATI (AP) — Transportation authorities say travelers on the two busy north-south interstates through Cincinnati can expect delays this weekend for construction work that will affect Brent Spence Bridge traffic over the Ohio River.


Former GOP senator and Ohio Gov. George Voinovich dies

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former Republican U.S. Sen. George Voinovich, a two-term Ohio governor who preached frugality in his personal and public life and occasionally bucked the GOP establishment, died Sunday. He was 79.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press

Ohio county seeks federal help to expand drug abuse battle

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio's largest county is asking the federal government to waive rules that would make more publicly funded beds available for long-term drug treatment as it battles a growing epidemic of heroin and fentanyl abuse that has killed 200 people so far this year.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press