Rain expected to push Ohio River to highest level since '97

CINCINNATI (AP) — Flooding swamped more roadways and basements Friday along the Ohio River and forecasters expected the river to reach levels not seen since the region's deadly 1997 floods.

  • Written by By DAN SEWELL , Associated Press

Bill aims at sex solicitation to help curb opioid epidemic

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A bipartisan bill intended to help curb the state's opioid epidemic by increasing penalties for soliciting prostitutes has been introduced in the Ohio House of Representatives.

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Lawmaker claims security breach with murder suspect visit

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio lawmaker says security officials did not follow protocol when they allowed a man now charged with raping, torturing and killing a woman into her office without proper identification.

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