Sheriff: No change in procedures after suspect kills self

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — A northeast Ohio sheriff says his office isn't changing its prisoner transport procedures after a suspect being led from a Youngstown courtroom jumped to his death from a fourth-floor courthouse balcony.

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Kasich, legislative leaders to address lagging state revenue

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich (KAY'-sik) and his budget director are joining state legislative leaders to discuss how a state revenue shortfall will affect upcoming state budget deliberations.

  • Written by JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

More Lake Michigan test results coming after chemical spill

PORTAGE, Ind. (AP) — Federal officials are awaiting more test results to determine whether a potentially carcinogenic chemical entered Lake Michigan during a wastewater spill at a U.S. Steel plant in northern Indiana.

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Investigators to take questions on unsolved killing of 8

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Investigators plan to take questions about the massacre of eight family members in southern Ohio as the one-year anniversary of the still-unsolved killings approaches.

  • Written by ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS , Associated Press

Official: Pilots not tested for fentanyl due to system 'lag'

CENTERVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A federal transportation safety official says screening commercial pilots for fentanyl is not yet under consideration, even after one fatally overdosed on the painkiller at his Ohio home.

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