Sheriff: Man hits officer with car; shot by officers; dies

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio sheriff says a suspect in a drug deal struck a police officer with his car while fleeing and was shot multiple times by two officers before crashing his car and later dying at a hospital.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Child killer put to death in first Ohio execution in 3 years

LUCASVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A child killer was put to death with no apparent complications Wednesday in Ohio's first execution since a problem-plagued one 3½ years ago triggered an uproar over the reliability of the lethal injection drugs used by the state.

  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , Associated Press

West Virginia orders halt to Rover Pipeline segments

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — State environmental authorities have ordered a halt to Rover Pipeline construction in places where it found permit violations damaging streams in northern West Virginia.

  • Written by By MICHAEL VIRTANEN , Associated Press