Hospital: 5 patients given overdoses may have been treatable

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Five hospital patients who died after getting potentially fatal doses of pain medication may have been given those drugs when there still was a chance to improve their conditions with treatment, an Ohio health system said Friday as its investigation continued.


  • Written by By KANTELE FRANKO , Associated Press

Governor's administration proposes gas tax increase

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gov. Mike DeWine's administration on Thursday recommended increasing the state gas tax by 18 cents a gallon beginning July 1 and annually adjusting that tax for inflation to provide sufficient funding for maintenance of roads and bridges.

  • Written by By LISA CORNWELL , Associated Press

Prison sentence cut for ex-auditor convicted of bribery

CLEVELAND (AP) — A federal judge has reduced the prison sentence for a former county official in Cleveland who pleaded guilty to bribery in a public corruption investigation.