Some 56 cases of mumps have been reported in Ohio in an outbreak that started at Ohio State University in Columbus but has spread to people without ties to the school — a “disturbing development,” say public health officials. Forty of those infected are Ohio State students, staff members or people with close ties to the school’s campus, but the most recent cases have no connection to the university, said Jose Rodriguez, a spokesman for the Columbus health department. Rodriguez said the majority of those infected had received at least one round of the vaccinations for measles, mumps and rubel
CLEVELAND - A man convicted of the 1989 rape and murder of a pregnant woman was executed Thursday in Ohio using a two-drug method never applied before in the United States, the state corrections department said. Dennis McGuire, 53, was pronounced dead at 10:53 a.m.