Sales of the nation's two most popular prescription painkillers have exploded in new parts of the country, an Associated Press analysis shows, worrying experts who say the push to relieve patients' suffering is spawning an addiction epidemic.
8:07 PM Apr 6, 2012

Sometimes I miss the good old days, when newspaper reporters felt they had to at least try to hide their political bias. Many times nowadays they don't even try.

6:23 PM Apr 6, 2012
The mother of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died last year pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges Friday in southwest Ohio.
4:30 PM Apr 6, 2012
A beautiful home deserves to be shown off, with its best features highlighted.
4:11 PM Apr 6, 2012
Here is this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:
4:07 PM Apr 6, 2012
A flipped car in Vermilion Township, a chain-reaction fender-bender in Perkins Township and a semi-versus-car in Huron all amounted to a busy Thursday afternoon for Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers.
1:43 PM Apr 6, 2012
A Michigan man who broke his neck and died while visiting South Bass Island last summer left behind an 8-year-old son and a brother with polio.
1:31 PM Apr 6, 2012
The following real estate transactions represent the highest and lowest amounts recorded in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties for the week ending April 6, 2012.
1:00 PM Apr 6, 2012
Rick Santorum is as unpopular in Pennsylvania today as he was six years ago when home-state voters kicked him out of the Senate in a rout.
12:27 PM Apr 6, 2012
Q: What is the latest status of Erie MetroParks commissioners allowing pit bulls in the dog park? -Wendy from Perkins Township
12:04 PM Apr 6, 2012
Amtrak employees kicked a drunken Michigan man off a train Thursday morning after he allegedly choked a Maryland girl.
10:18 AM Apr 6, 2012
Union leaders say they've reached a tentative agreement with the company that's looking to buy the Automotive Components Holdings facility in Margaretta Township.
8:30 AM Apr 6, 2012