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County in Ohio dedicates fund to hold opioid settlement cash

CLEVELAND (AP) — One of the Ohio counties that struck a major settlement last month with the three biggest U.S. drug distributors and a major drugmaker has set up a special account for the money. Cleveland.com reports the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County Council in Cleveland approved ...

Crowds line up for first day of legal marijuana sales in Michigan

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Crowds are lining up for the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales in Michigan. A handful of shops, mostly in Ann Arbor, are approved to start selling Sunday. The Detroit News reports customers traveled from nearby states including Indiana, Ohio and ...

Police: Woman killed in shooting in Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) — Police say a woman has been killed in a shooting in Cleveland. A police statement says officers responded around 1 a.m. Sunday to a report of shots fired. Cleveland officers say the 19-year-old woman was found near a nightclub where a fight had occurred earlier. Police say ...

Police: 17-year-old fatally shot in garage at Ohio house

ELYRIA, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 17-year-old has been shot and killed inside a garage at an Ohio house. Elyria police responding to a shooting around 8:30 a.m. Sunday in the unattached garage found the teenager with a gunshot wound to his face. The police release says medical personnel ...

3 injured in Cincinnati after partial building collapse

CINCINNATI (AP) — Authorities say at least three people have been injured in Cincinnati after part of a building under construction collapsed. Cincinnati Fire Chief Roy Winston said three people on the structure's fifth floor were injured when part of the building collapsed Monday afternoon ...

Coroner: Man found in vacant house died of gunshot wounds

DAYTON , Ohio (AP) — A man whose body was found in a vacant house in Ohio died of multiple gunshot wounds, a coroner said Monday. Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger ruled the Nov. 17 death of 28-year-old Todd Burkhart a homicide. The Mansfield man's body was found Friday in a ...

Nonprofit to give $3.8 million to Dayton shooting victims

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio nonprofit has approved the disbursement of $3.8 million to victims of the August mass shooting in Dayton. The Community Oversight Committee chose 47 applicants to receive a charitable gift from the Dayton Oregon District Tragedy Fund. Seventy percent of the ...

Ohio man builds antique hearse for brother’s last ride

By RACHEL WAGONER Farm and Dairy EAST ROCHESTER, Ohio (AP) — Ted Hawk has dealt with death more than the average person. He's buried his parents and five siblings in the family cemetery — Hawk & Sanor Cemetery— that sits just up the hill from the house where he was born. They've ...

Ohio Turnpike service plazas offer free Wi-Fi in new network

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Turnpike and Infrastructure Commission says it is now providing free, reliable public Wi-Fi inside all 14 service plazas along the toll road. It says the upgrade replaces an inconsistent patchwork of systems that had been provided by food vendors at those stops ...

Search for missing Ohio couple turns up man’s body

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man's body has been found in a vacant home during a search for a missing Ohio couple. The Montgomery County Coroner's Office in Dayton says the body of 28-year-old Todd Burkhart, of Mansfield, was found Friday night inside a vacant home in Dayton. No ...