Crews plan to pump oil cargo from sunken barge in Lake Erie

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Salvage crews are preparing for an underwater operation to pump a hazardous oil-based substance from a sunken barge that apparently had been sitting undiscovered on the bottom of Lake Erie for nearly 80 years.

  • Written by JOHN SEEWER, Associated Press

Suicide is a top cause of death but victims largely ignored

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Suicide claims a life in Ohio every seven hours, yet its victims largely have been ignored by lawmakers, medical professionals and much of the public, a newspaper concluded following a nine-month investigation.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS