Coroner: Exam Will Look At Brain Of Ohio St. Player

The Franklin County Coroner says she will look for signs of trauma in the brain of dead OSU football player.
December 1, 2014

A county coroner says a special examination will look for signs of traumatic brain injury in an Ohio State athlete found dead of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Judges Oppose Mandatory Use Of Anti-DUI Device

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Ohio judges oppose proposed legislation that would require 'sobriety detectors' in the vehicles of first time drunken drivers.
3, 2014

Ohio judges are opposing a bill that requires first-time drunken driving offenders to have devices installed on their vehicles to test their sobriety.

1 Year Term For Ex-Ohio Doctor Who Pushed Pills

A former Ohio doctor gets one year in prison for illegally distributing pain pills.
30, 2014

A former Ohio doctor has been sentenced to a year in prison for distributing pain medication without a legitimate medical purpose.

Attorney: North Korean Detainee Was Treated Well

Ohioan Jeffrey Fowle returned home Wednesday after being held captive in North Korea for nearly six months.
22, 2014

The lawyer for an American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub says the man was treated well by the North Korean government and is in good health.

Ebola Concerns Send ‘Worried Well’ To Hospitals

State health officials said an Ebola outbreak is highly unlikely in Ohio but doctors, hospitals and state emergency officials are prepared in case.
14, 2014

Ohio health officials say concern over the Ebola virus has begun to send some people they’re calling “the worried well” to hospitals with concerns about fevers and other flu symptoms.

Cleveland Serial Killer Of 11 Seeks New Trial

The Ohio Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday over whether a convicted Cleveland serial killer deserves a new trial.
October 7, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court is weighing arguments by attorneys for a Cleveland killer of 11 women that he deserves a new trial because a hearing about the suppression of evidence was closed to the public.

Prosecutors Want Death Penalty Drug Info Shielded

Ohio prosecutors want laws to conceal drug makers that manufacture lethal drugs for executions.
2, 2014

Ohio prosecutors are pushing for laws that would shield the identity of pharmacies making a specialized dose of a lethal drug.

Ohio’s Lethal Injection Expert Ends Role

Ohio and other states have lost an 'expert witness' in lethal injection death penalty cases.
20, 2014

A leading expert witness for states defending their lethal injection methods has ended his role, creating another potential hurdle for Ohio and other states scrambling to find workable execution systems.

Solar Panel Array To Help Heat, Power Ohio Prison

The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction holds tours Wednesday at the prison, 50 miles south of Columbus.
16, 2014

Ohio has unveiled a large solar project at a prison aimed at saving $245,000 in annual energy costs while training inmates to install and maintain the panels as a route to future jobs.