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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 12WATCH: Federal officials announce Dayton shooting charges
A friend of the Dayton gunman who killed nine people told federal agents he bought him body armor, a gun accessory and a 100-round magazine earlier this year, according to a court document unsealed Monday.
Nation Aug 06WATCH: After Dayton mass shooting, Ohio governor set to address gun laws
Facing pressure to take action after the latest mass shooting in the U.S., Ohio's Republican governor plans to outline his proposals designed to deal with gun violence and mental health.
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 Jun 05Trump administration plans major expansion of hunting, fishing in wildlife refuges
The plan affects 1.4 million acres on federal public lands, including 74 national wildlife refuges, U.S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said.
Nation Jul 02FBI: Ohio man arrested for scouting July 4 attack in Cleveland
Demetrius Pitts, 48, had repeatedly expressed his support for al-Qaida for more than a year and talked about setting off bombs at a July 4 parade and later in his hometown of Philadelphia, according to federal authorities on Monday.
Nation Jun 20More than 140 arrested at meatpacking plant in another Ohio immigration raid
The investigation focused on whether the company knowingly hired people who are in the country illegally and used fake identities belonging to U.S. citizens.
Nation Jul 17Cleveland, a fractured city, an apt place for GOP convention
Donald Trump's effort to unite a splintered Republican Party around his candidacy is about to take center stage in Cleveland, a city that is itself deeply fractured.
Nation Jan 01Former Rep. Mike Oxley, co-author of post-Enron law, dies at 71
TOLEDO, Ohio — Former U.S. Rep. Mike Oxley, who helped write landmark anti-fraud legislation following a wave of corporate scandals that brought down Enron Corp. and WorldCom Inc., died Friday at age 71.