$41M settlement by Ohio State covers 162 of doc's accusers

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University will pay about $41 million to settle a dozen lawsuits by 162 men alleging decades-old sexual abuse and mistreatment by a team doctor, Richard Strauss. ...

Ohio State settling some suits over doc abuse; cost unclear

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State reached an unspecified settlement with nearly half of the roughly 350 men alleging university officials ignored complaints and failed to stop a team doctor who they sa...

Hospital fined $400K over doc's doses for patients who died

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The hospital system where an intensive care doctor was accused of ordering excessive painkiller doses for dozens of patients who died will be fined $400,000 for violating Ohio ph...

Ohio State doc's accusers: End mediation, proceed with suits

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Some of the men suing Ohio State over decades-old sexual abuse by the late team doctor Richard Strauss are asking a judge to let the litigation resume because months of mediation...

Universities cancel study-abroad programs amid virus fears

As concerns about China's virus outbreak spread, universities are scrambling to assess the risks to their programs, and some are canceling study-abroad opportunities and prohibiting travel affecting h...

House leader urges action on bill tied to Ohio State scandal

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Unhappy with Ohio State's response to allegations of widespread, decades-old sexual abuse by a team doctor, the leader of the Ohio House called Monday for lawmakers to act soon o...

Medical board complaint filed against Ohio State president

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Complaints against Ohio State University's president and one of its former student health directors were filed Monday with the State Medical Board of Ohio in relation to alleged ...

Ohio State doctor abuse investigation, suits have cost $9.8M

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The investigation and related lawsuits about alleged sexual abuse decades ago by an Ohio State University team doctor have cost nearly $10 million so far, according to the scho...

Board reviews whether others failed to report accused doctor

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The State Medical Board of Ohio fast-tracked investigations related to whether current licensees failed to report concerns about the Ohio State University team doctor now accused...

Amid doc's murder case, lawsuits reflect battle over blame

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In the year since an Ohio hospital system announced an intensive care doctor had ordered excessive painkillers for dozens of patients who then died, the allegations led to murde...

Ohio State vows ‘monetary resolution’ for doctor’s victims

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University leaders say the school is committed to a “monetary resolution” for the men abused decades ago by team doctor Richard Strauss. The announce...

Abortion clinic seeks court order, new license to stay open

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Dayton area's last abortion clinic is trying to avoid closure by pursuing a new state license and intervention by a federal court after the Ohio Supreme Court again refused t...

ICE withdraws big fines for immigrants living in churches

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is reversing course months after threatening six-figure fines against immigrants taking sanctuary at churches. Seven wo...

Chicago teachers' strike highlights support staff shortages

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Demands by striking Chicago teachers for more nurses, librarians and social workers are highlighting concerns that resonate in high-poverty school districts nationwide, where sho...

Ohio State report: Over 1,000 instances of misconduct by doc

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio State University says more than 1,000 instances of decades-old sexual misconduct by a now-deceased team doctor were reported in 2018. Nearly 1,000 instance...