Madison County Sheriff's deputies have identified  the body of a man found in the rubble of a burning mobile home.

Two 16-year-old boys have pleaded not guilty in the death of a woman killed by a large  piece of a tree  at Hocking Hills State Park on Labor Day.

Ohio farmers say they're on board with the state's plans to slow agricultural runoff into Lake Erie, which Governor Mike DeWine has said is the biggest contributor to toxic algae blooms.  

Ohio's unemployment rate for October is 4.2 percent, unchanged from September.

A bill passed by the Ohio House Wednesday would bar public schools from penalizing students for reflecting their religious beliefs in their classwork.  

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A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a Delaware County charter school teacher on charges of of having sex with a 13-year-old boy.

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine Thursday released a broad plan to combat the toxic algae blooms in Lake Erie, and says the plan will take time to work.

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of suicides rose by 45 percent over the last decade, and by more than 50 percent among young people. 

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A new bill in the state legislature outlaws all abortions and subjects medical professionals who facilitate them to possible murder charges. 

City of Columbus

Columbus City Council will fund a grant program to promote the recruitment of immigrants and refugees for civil service positions with the city.

The Ohio Department of Transportation says it will permanently close the 3rd Street ramp to eastbound I-70 on November 25.

Attorneys for porn star Stormy Daniels are challenging a request by President Trump's lawyers to stake claim to a settlement between Daniels and the City of Columbus.  

Lucas County Prosecutor's Office

The wife and stepdaughter of a former Toledo pastor convicted of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl have pleaded guilty to witness tampering.

A federal judge in Toledo is allowing a lawsuit by an environmental group pushing for mandatory regulations to prevent toxic algae blooms on Lake Erie to proceed.  

Ohio lawmakers are looking at removing the statute of limitations and other loopholes for rape cases.

An Ohio manufacturer is announcing plans to bring back the Longaberger brand of baskets.

A Butler County man has been charged with lying when buying a gun authorities say was used in the murder of a Dayton detective shot while serving a drug-related warrant.

An embattled abortion clinic, the only one in Dayton, has received a license from the state to perform surgical abortions.

Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther today unveiled his plans for the city’s 2020 General Fund budget.

A grand jury has indicted the two teenagers charged in the September death of a Chillicothe woman at Hocking Hills State Park.

Republican Attorney General Dave Yost says former Republican State Treasurer Josh Mandel skirted state law when he launched a Bitcoin program called "" last year for paying business taxes.

The group that investigates complaints against Cleveland police says officers improperly held Tamir Rice's sister after the black boy's 2014 shooting death at the hands of white officers.

Majority Democrats in the U.S. House begin public impeachment inquiry hearings regarding President Trump today.

Franklin County Commissioners have approved a 350 thousand dollar contract to purchase kits to help civilians handle injuries from mass shootings or other violent attacks.  

The state is starting the process that will eventually require thousands of Ohioans to work 20 hours a week or lose their Medicaid benefits, after getting permission from the federal government earlier this year.

A Republican State Representative from Licking County says he will formally resign today to become executive director of Ohio Third Frontier project, an economic development initiative.

The USDA says Columbus-based Ezzo Sausage is recalling 25 thousand pounds of ready-to-eat sausage products because of possible Listeria contamination. 


The Simon Kenton Council of the Boy Scouts says it is looking at proposals to close the Chief Logan Reservation in Ross County and sell-off of 60-acres of Camp Lazarus in Delaware County.  

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Phasing out the program that allows undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to temporarily stay is a major piece of President Trump's immigration policy.


An exhibit at the James Art Gallery inside Ohio State University's Comprehensive Cancer Center reveals the power art can have in someone's darkest days. Mike Foley explains.