Drugmaker asked Arkansas not to use drug in executions

A drugmaker asked Arkansas officials not to purchase its products for executions months before the state accepted a "donation" of potassium chloride as one of three drugs to use in lethal injections, according to letters obtained by The Associated Press. 

  • Written by CLAUDIA LAUER , Associated Press

Authorities: Firefighter said he sexually assaulted teens

SPRINGFIELD, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say an Ohio firefighter confessed to sexually assaulting four teenagers in his department's cadet program, sometimes in paid sexual encounters, while he was an instructor.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Ohio Democrats to remember John Glenn

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Democrats are preparing a tribute to John Glenn that they hope will help claim the late space hero's legacy of patriotism and public service as part of the party's political brand.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Pipeline firm cited for 2M-gallon spill in Ohio wetlands

CLEVELAND (AP) — A Texas company building a high-pressure pipeline to carry natural gas from Appalachia has been issued violation notices for spilling a total of about 2 million gallons of drilling fluid into two separate wetlands last week, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency said.

  • Written by MARK GILLISPIE , Associated Press