Man behind Ohio ballot issue wants debate with drugmaker

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The man behind a fall ballot initiative in Ohio aimed at trimming the prices government pays for prescription drugs is challenging any pharmaceutical industry CEO to debate him on the measure.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

Coroner's report sheds little light on Ohio youth's death

CINCINNATI (AP) — A coroner's report gives a cause of death for a young Ohioan detained for more than a year by North Korea, but couldn't determine what led to the fatal injury.


  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Killer dubbed 'Hannibal Lecter' pleads guilty, gets 25 years


CIRCLEVILLE, Ohio (AP) — After Casey Pigge was taken into custody last year for using a brick to kill his cellmate by repeatedly smashing his head, he made one thing clear to investigators.

  • Written by By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press