The state of Ohio has received a $2.1 million federal grant to improve criminal background checks for those home health care workers who directly serve the disabled and elderly.
A proposed constitutional amendment to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio has cleared an initial step to get before voters.
Officials in Akron say the city's website and internal systems have been hacked - and names, Social Security numbers and credit card information were compromised.
A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to threatening President Obama on Twitter and now faces up to five years in prison.
Three Ohio drivers are suing Ford Motor Company, claiming its six-cylinder EcoBoost engine is defective.
About 13,000 civilian employees at Ohio's largest military installation will be forced to take 11 days of unpaid leave beginning in July.
The Wayne National Forest in southeastern Ohio puts new restrictions on activities that include camping, hunting and boating to protect the forest's natural resources.
Authorities say two teenage brothers reported missing in an Amber Alert have been found dead after a third teen pointed investigators to the bodies before being taken into custody.
Two inmates sentenced for their roles in the 1993 Lucasville prison riot say they have ended a nearly month-long hunger strike without winning the direct media access they sought.
Tourism officials in Dayton say the NCAA basketball games played in the city in March pumped nearly $11 million into the local economy.
Embarrassed by a federal investigation of fraud inside his truck-stop company, Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has apologized to Cleveland fans and promised to bring the city a winning team.
A 23-year-old central Ohio man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for attacks on two females last year - including the rape of a 15-year-old.
The block where authorities say three young women who vanished a decade ago were held captive by a man and his two brothers has many faces.
President Obama yesterday urged graduating Ohio State University students to be active citizens, fight for causes they believe in, and be better than generations before them.
A new report shows that the suicide rate among middle-aged Ohio residents has risen by more than 41 percent.
The Ohio Supreme Court says the number of new mortgage foreclosures in the state was down in 2012 for the third consecutive year.
Ohio employers could see $1 billion in cash rebates this summer from the state insurance fund for injured workers.
An Ohio man convicted of killing a 6-month-old girl while raping her has been executed despite his arguments that he never meant to hurt her.
Governor John Kasich has signed a bill requiring training and certification for a new group of professionals who will guide consumers through new insurance markets.
Testing is being planned for a closed Ohio park near an area of northern Ohio where cancer has sickened dozens of children for more than a decade.