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Medical board to review nearly 2,000 'sexual boundary' cases

Sep. 3, 2019 6:40 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio plans to review nearly 2,000 closed cases of alleged sexual misconduct or impropriety by doctors over the past 25 years to determine whether any involved evidence of criminal behavior that was ignored, a board spokeswoman said Tuesday. A review of such...

Ohio attorney general sues to stop upcoming opioid trials

Sep. 1, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Upcoming trials seen as test cases for forcing drugmakers to pay for societal damage inflicted by the opioid epidemic should be delayed until Ohio's own lawsuits against the drugmakers can be heard, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost argued in a lawsuit. Yost, a Republican, said attempts...

Review: Board ignored evidence about Ohio State doc's abuse

Aug. 30, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio ignored credible evidence in 1996 that an Ohio State University team doctor had been sexually abusing male students through genital exams for years and missed a chance to stop him, the governor and a review panel announced Friday. A state working group...

The Latest: Lawyer for doctor's accusers reacts to findings

Aug. 30, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on findings that Ohio's medical board mishandled an old investigation of a doctor accused of widespread sexual abuse (all times local): 5:05 p.m. A lawyer for some of the men suing Ohio State University over decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor says it's "deeply...

Texas governor expresses concern about private gun sales

Aug. 22, 2019 7:32 PM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Thursday raised concern about private firearm sales but didn't commit to crack down on them or act on gun control issues following a meeting on ways to prevent mass shootings such as the El Paso attack that killed 22 people. While lawmakers are...

Did the Dayton gunman target his sister? Police can't agree

Aug. 13, 2019 6:07 PM EDT

One of the first victims struck by the Dayton shooter during his 32-second rampage that left nine people dead was his younger sister, but whether he intentionally killed her remains unknown more than a week later, the Ohio city's police chief said Tuesday. Investigators have "radically different views" on whether...

The Latest: Attorney: Shooter's friend shocked at killings

Aug. 12, 2019 10:45 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on developments following the mass shooting in Ohio that killed nine (all times local): 5:20 p.m. The attorney representing a man accused of buying and storing body armor for the Dayton gunman says his client was as shocked as anyone by the mass shooting. Attorney Nick...

Feds: Friend of Ohio gunman bought body armor, ammo magazine

Aug. 12, 2019 7:04 PM EDT

A longtime friend of the Dayton gunman bought the body armor, a 100-round magazine and a key part of the gun used in the attack, but there's no indication the man knew his friend was planning a massacre, federal agents said Monday. Ethan Kollie told investigators that he also helped Connor Betts assemble the...

The Latest: Families mourn mass shooting victims

Aug. 11, 2019 6:13 AM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on funerals for victims of recent mass shootings in Texas and Ohio (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Hundreds of people gathered to remember a western Pennsylvania graduate student killed during a mass shooting in an Ohio nightclub district last weekend. Mourners filled every seat...

Families mourn, bury those killed in Ohio, Texas shootings

Aug. 10, 2019 10:13 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Mourners gathered across the country Saturday to remember the lives of a graduate student beloved by friends, a man who died in his son's arms and a mother who shielded her infant from gunfire. The funerals were among several being held for people who died in mass shootings last weekend...