Appeals court: Ohio elections chief wrongly purged voters

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio's process for maintaining its voter rolls wrongfully removes eligible people, a federal appeals court ruled Friday as the perennial presidential battleground state prepares for the fall election.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH, Associated Press ANN SANNER, Associated Press

Report: More than 1,000 ODs hit Ohio county in 2 months

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hospital emergency workers in a southwest Ohio county have handled an average of nearly 15 overdoses a day since a powerful drug used to sedate elephants was found in heroin in the area about two months ago.

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Lawyer for Ohioan police killed to meet with Justice head

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The attorney for the family of a man fatally shot by police at a southwest Ohio Wal-Mart two years ago is scheduled to meet with U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

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