The mayor of Put-In-Bay has been indicted on public corruption charges.

Ohio State University has been billed about 1.5 million dollars and counting for the investigation into the late former team doctor accused of sexual misconduct against scores of athletes and other men.

A federal judge in Ohio has thrown out a lawsuit seeking to force the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to take stronger action on Lake Erie's ongoing toxic algae problem.

The 38th annual Columbus Italian Festival takes place this weekend in Italian Village. Events begin this afternoon. 

Cincinnati is joining a growing number of U.S. cities in replacing the controversial Columbus Day holiday.

For the second time this year, a silo has collapsed in New Carlise.  

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police closed a portion of the Olentangy Trail bicycle path Thursday morning after a semi driver mistakenly turned onto the path and struck two overhead bridges. 

Ohio House of Representatives

A two-term Democratic State Representative has resigned. 

Ohio Public Radio

New campaign finance reports for September show this year's gubernatorial race will be the most expensive in Ohio history. 


Faith leaders and activists have been holding events this week to mark the one-year anniversary of Edith Espinal’s sanctuary at a church in Columbus to avoid deportation. 

Union County Sheriff's Office

Union County Sheriff's deputies say one of the two men who escaped from the West Central Community Correctional Facility earlier this week has been recaptured. 

The City of Columbus has added the south side to its Violent Crime Review group, which sends sends public resources into neighborhoods following a homicide.

The latest ranking by Forbes Magazine of the world's 400 wealthiest people shows local billionaire Les Wexner remains the richest Ohioan. 

A legislative committee that studied how to improve college affordability recommends the adoption of tuition-rate guarantees for undergraduates, and ending the state's tuition freeze. 

Columbus Division of Police

An internal Columbus police investigation has cleared of wrongdoing the officers involved in the beating of suspect Timothy Davis last year. 

Hilliard Police

Sentencing is scheduled November 16th for the former Hilliard city employee who has pleaded guilty to stealing more than 540 thousand dollars in municipal pool admission fees. 

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has approved an agreement returning proceeds of the federal tax cut to customers of Columbus-based American Electric Power.

An Ohio State University professor has been reassigned as the school probes two complaints of inappropriate behavior. 

Ohio Public Radio

A man who says he was abused by the late former Ohio State University doctor Richard Strauss in the 1990s wants state lawmakers to get rid of the time limit to file legal claims of sexual abuse. 

Ohio Public Radio

750 doctors say they're endorsing Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray.

Ohio receives more than 727 million dollars from the federal government each year to help the state's poorest families. 

Two women arrested with adult film actress Stormy Daniels at a strip club have sued Columbus vice detectives claiming the officers conspired to retaliate against Daniels for her sex allegations concerning Donald Trump before he became president. 

Akron Police Department

A University of Akron student convicted of stabbing and killing his roommate following an alcohol-fueled argument over fast food has been granted early release from prison.

A Gahanna Lincoln High School student is scheduled to appear in court today on charges of bringing a gun to the campus.

Columbus Clippers General Manager Ken Schnacke has been named International League Executive of the Year.

This week marks one year since Edith Espinal took sanctuary in the Columbus Mennonite Church. 

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The Columbus Board of Education has tapped former board member Bryan Steward to temporarily fill the seat left vacant by Dominic Paretti's abrupt resignation last month.

A government watchdog group’s report says once they’re on the bench, judges in Ohio fail to recuse themselves when hearing a case involving their campaign donors.

Federal indictments have been announced against 19 Columbus gang members, including murder, attempted murder, and drug trafficking charges.   

7 Overdose Deaths Reported In 18-Hour Period

Oct 2, 2018

The Franklin County Coroner is reporting another wave of drug overdose deaths, this time 7 reported in an 18-hour period between Monday evening and early Tuesday.