Scrutiny turns to co-workers of accused Ohio State doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Former supervisors and colleagues who weren't interviewed in the investigation about widespread sexual abuse by an Ohio State University team doctor now face questioning under oa...

The cost of sex abuse: Victims, schools take on settlements

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — One man believes he missed his chance to play in the National Hockey League because he lost focus after being sexually abused by an Ohio State team doctor. Two former wrestlers s...

Hospital fires 23 workers in case of excessive doses, deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system says it's firing 23 more employees and changing leadership after investigating excessive painkiller doses given to dozens of patients who died. ...

Court won't halt suits against doctor over drug dose deaths

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A court has declined to pause proceedings in wrongful-death lawsuits against a doctor charged with 25 counts of murder and the Ohio hospital system where he worked. ...

Lawmakers eye summer hearings for Ohio school funding plan

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Lawmakers introducing a proposal Wednesday to overhaul Ohio's school funding system said they changed their original plan to direct more money for economically disadvantaged stud...

Lawmakers must hash out differences in Ohio budget proposals

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio House and Senate agree the next state budget should lower income taxes for individuals, but the size of that cut is among sticking points to be hashed out as they face a...

$4.5M in settlements over deaths tied to doc in murder case

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio hospital system has reached nearly $4.5 million in settlements so far over the deaths of patients who allegedly received excessive painkiller doses ordered by a doctor no...

More Ohio State alumni sue school over abuse by team doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Sixteen more Ohio State alumni sued the university Wednesday over how school officials dealt with a team doctor who an investigation recently concluded had sexually abused at lea...

Doctor killed 25 patients, officials say. Can they prove it?

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors face a legal hurdle as they pursue 25 murder charges against an Ohio doctor accused of essentially using his colleagues as weapons by ordering fatal painkiller doses ...

Prosecutor to discuss doctor accused of ordering fatal doses

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities plan to give an update on the criminal investigation of an intensive care doctor accused of ordering possibly fatal painkillers for dozens of Ohio hospital patients. ...

Lawyers in Ohio State doc sex abuse case to see full report

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A judge says lawyers for men who allege they were sexually abused decades ago by an Ohio State team doctor should get to see the unredacted findings of a law firm that investigat...

Backers of more info on Ohio State doctor abuse win a round

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio has taken a step toward possibly making more information public from its old investigation involving an Ohio State University team doctor who sexu...

Lawmakers consider ending recognition of online university

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Just a year after the online Western Governors University launched its Ohio affiliate, state lawmakers are considering eliminating recognition that lets its students benefit from...

Ohio State wants info on '96 doc investigation made public

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University wants to publicly share information about a confidential State Medical Board investigation involving the team doctor now accused of decades-old sexual misco...

Hospital settles 3 lawsuits in excessive dose claims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio hospital system where an intensive care doctor is accused of ordering excessive doses of painkillers for dozens of patients who died is settling three resulting wrongful...