Ohio man identified as suspect in killings of 5 in 2 cities


CANTON, Ohio (AP) — A man suspected of fatally shooting a mother and her two college-age daughters is believed to have killed a married couple afterward in another city, a sheriff said Tuesday.

  • Written by By DAKE KANG , Associated Press

Senate budget closes $1B gap, adds $6M for opioid crisis


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Senate Republicans in Ohio said Monday that their version of the state budget closes a projected $1 billion gap while preserving essential services and pumping more money into fighting the opioid crisis.

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  • Written by By JULIE CARR SMYTH , AP Statehouse Correspondent

Ohio grants Intralot unbid $71M lottery contract, extensions

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Greek company that runs Ohio's state gambling operations has been granted a renewed contract with potentially lucrative unbid extensions, over the objections of competitors, a hired consultant and some state lawmakers.


Ohio board to online charter school: Pay back disputed $60M


COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio officials moved forward Monday with clawing back $60 million in disputed funding from one of the nation's largest online charter schools, a blow that the school called unfair but unsurprising and likely to be the subject of further consideration in court.

  • Written by By KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press