Ohio ex-detective who stole pills from home avoids prison

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A man who admitted stealing prescription pills from a home while working as a police detective in suburban Dayton has given up his Ohio peace officer certification but won't have to spend time in prison.

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Governor, lawmakers to address priorities at Ohio AP forum

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasich, the heads of the state Republican and Democratic parties and other statewide leaders plan to address their top priorities this year at a forum sponsored by The Associated Press.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Federal grant awarded for health care in coal communities

HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — A health professor and researcher at Marshall University has received a $1.3 million federal grant to continue health care work in areas affected by coal in West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio.

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Deadline approaches for new law enforcement agency standards

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The state says law enforcement agencies representing about three of every 10 Ohio officers have been fully certified on new statewide standards governing the use of deadly force and other policies ahead of a March deadline.

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