Overdose survivors in this Ohio city face misdemeanor charge

WASHINGTON COURT HOUSE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio community is trying to fight the heroin epidemic by bringing a misdemeanor charge against drug users who are revived by emergency responders using an overdose antidote.



Documentary explores drag scene in city of the US heartland

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Filmmaker Gabrielle Burton says she didn't plan for her documentary about the drag scene in Ohio's capital city to achieve wider distribution at a time of political and cultural division.


  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Employees learn sign language to talk with deaf co-worker

HILLIARD, Ohio (AP) — Employers sometimes find that talking the talk is a lot different from walking the walk when the "best person for the job" happens to have a disability.


  • Written by TIM FERAN , The Columbus Dispatch

State says condemned Ohio man kills himself on death row

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A man who had no criminal record before he fatally shot his former girlfriend has killed himself on death row, the state prisons agency said Monday.


  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press