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Nation Aug 15Coroner: Gunman had drugs in system during firefight
Montgomery County coroner Dr. Kent Harshbarger said Connor Betts, 24, had a pipe device and a baggie of cocaine with him, and cocaine, alcohol and an antidepressant in his blood.
Nation Aug 13WATCH: Authorities piecing together motive in Dayton shooting investigation
Authorities said Tuesday that a friend, Ethan Kollie, bought armor and a 100-round magazine for Betts, authorities said. But there was no evidence he knew what Betts planned, they said.
Nation Aug 05Hate ruled out, but motive still a mystery in Dayton attack
As authorities in Ohio try to pin down a motive for the weekend's second U.S. mass shooting and dig into the slain shooter's life, what they find might also help answer another big question looming over the tragedy: What, if…
Nation Aug 04Police: Ohio gunman who killed 9 was stopped in 30 seconds
A masked gunman in body armor opened fire early Sunday in a popular entertainment district in Dayton, Ohio, killing nine people, including his sister, and wounding dozens before he was quickly slain by police, officials said.
World Aug 02Saudi Arabia allows women to travel without male consent
The new laws, a potential game-changer for Saudi women's rights, are to go into effect by the end of the month.
Politics Aug 01WATCH: Trump denounces Democrats at rally, plays down race
President Donald Trump used a revved-up rally Thursday in Cincinnati to tear into the Democrats he has been elevating as his new political foils, attacking four liberal congresswomen of color and their party's urban leaders, while also training fire on…
Politics Aug 01WATCH: Trump says he’d rather rallygoers not chant ‘Send her back!’
"I don't know that you can stop people," President Donald Trump told reporters. "If they do the chant, we'll have to see what happens."…
Arts Jul 26Pioneering Native American author honored with peace prize
A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature's power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.
Politics May 03Judge rules Ohio’s congressional map is unconstitutional
A three-judge panel of the U.S. District Court in Cincinnati ruled unanimously that district boundaries were manipulated for partisan gain by Republican mapmakers.
Health Apr 17Dozens of medical professionals charged in illegal prescription opioid crackdown
It's what federal authorities are calling the biggest known takedown yet of drug prescribers, which includes 31 doctors charged for their roles in illegally prescribing and distributing millions of pills containing opioids and other dangerous drugs.