Cops: Photos of boy with passed-out adults show drug scourge

CLEVELAND (AP) — A safety director in a city that released photos of a 4-year-old boy in a vehicle with two adults slumped over after overdosing on heroin and fentanyl said Friday he and others wanted to send a message to addicts they should find safe places for their children when using debilitating drugs.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE, Associated Press

Authorities: Girl brought unloaded gun, bullets to school

CHILLICOTHE, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a 12-year-old girl had an unloaded gun and ammunition at a rural Ohio middle school and was arrested after officials took the firearm from her without incident.


Feds reject Ohio's request to charge new Medicaid fees

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Federal regulators rejected Ohio's plan to require Medicaid beneficiaries to pay a new monthly premium, saying Friday the proposal could lead to tens of thousands of low-income people losing health care coverage.

  • Written by ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Ex-cop who stole seized cash, items gets 33 months in prison

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A longtime Ohio policeman accused of conspiring with another officer to falsely get search warrants and keep cash and property seized in drug investigations has been sentenced to just under three years in prison.