A charter bus filled with high school students was rear-ended by a semi-truck on an Ohio highway Tuesday morning, in a five-vehicle crash that left six people dead and 18 injured, officials said.
Voters mobilized for abortion rights, from approving an amendment in Ohio to reelecting Kentucky's Democratic governor. Plus, Black candidates made history in Rhode Island and Philadelphia.
If approved by voters on Nov. 7, 'Issue 1' would amend Ohio's state constitution to include protections for reproductive health decisions, laying the groundwork for similar measures next year.
Ohio voters will be able to decide whether to make it harder to pass constitutional amendments just ahead of a possible November vote on an amendment that would enshrine abortion rights in the state.
Two men accused of stuffing fish with lead weights and fish fillets in an attempt to win thousands of dollars in an Ohio fishing tournament last fall have pleaded guilty to charges including cheating.
A police search of the rapper's Ohio home didn't lead to charges, but spawned music videos, merchandise, theft accusations and an invasion of privacy lawsuit. Afroman tells NPR he plans to countersue.
Hundreds of worried people gathered to hear state officials tell them that testing so far has shown local air is safe to breathe and to promise that safety testing of the air and water would continue.
Air monitoring continues in East Palestine after the crews released a number of toxic chemicals in what officials called a "controlled explosion" last week.