Ohio Department of Health

State health officials Wednesday reported more than 8 thousand new cases of COVID-19 and 133 new deaths.

A serial killer linked to nearly 60 murders, including at least one in Central Ohio, has died in California.  

Alison Holm

After two months of studying rates of COVID-19 among students in classrooms, Ohio is dropping quarantine recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for some students. 

Ohio Department of Health

The statewide 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew slated to expire Saturday is being extended for another three weeks.  

The pandemic slowed down work at the Statehouse in 2020.

Ohio's largest utility faces more than a dozen lawsuits filed by angry shareholders even as it is already battered by scandal.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

An Ohio death row inmate who survived an execution attempt died Monday, with COVID-19 as the suspected cause.

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say two women were stabbed and killed Tuesday, and the suspect is hospitalized in critical condition after attempting to commit suicide.

Columbus Division of Police

The second Columbus Police officer on the Andre Hill shooting scene says she saw no threats or weapons but did not have a clear view of the scene.  

Dan Konik

The Ohio House finished the bulk of its lame duck session work with the Republican speaker saying the chamber will not take any action on the nuclear power plant bailout law linke to the largest bribery scandal in Ohio politics.

State health officials Monday reported 4,519 new cases of COVID-19 and 62 new deaths.


The state Controlling Board Monday authorized a 25 million direct dollar loan for concrete work on the Columbus Crew stadium project.

The Ohio Supreme Court has issued an order stopping utilities from collecting a monthly fee to subsidize two nuclear power plants, part of the state's scandal-scared nuclear plant bailout law approved in 2019.

Hours after an administrative hearing, the Columbus Public Safety Director has ordered a police officer who shot and killed an unarmed man last week be fired.

A termination hearing for the Columbus police officer involved in the shooting death of an unarmed black man last week concluded this morning.  

The Ohio Highway Patrol says two Ohio University students died Sunday in a one-vehicle crash on Dairy Lane near South Park Drive in Athens.

Marion police are calling the deaths of a husband and wife found in the garage of their East Center Street home Saturday an apparent murder-suicide.

State health officals Sunday reported 5,857 new cases of COVID-19 and 33 new deaths.

One of the nine students shot and wounded by Ohio National Guard troops during a Vietnam War protest at Kent State University in 1970 has died.

Issuing a statement that he's seen everything he needs to see to reach the conclusion, Columbus Police Chief Tom Quinlan today recommended the termination of Officer Adam Coy.

Clermont County Sheriff's Office

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the arrest of a Clermont County man for holding a gun while intoxicated in his home.  

Ohio Department of Health

Sixteen states are now on Ohio's COVID-19 travel advisory.

OSU Medical Center'/Twitter

Health care workers, seniors living in congregate settings and first responders in Ohio are getting COVID-19 vaccines now. 

Joshua A. Bickel/The Columbus Dispatch via AP

Body camera footage released Wednesday shows Andre Hill, a 47-year-old Black man, emerging from a garage and holding up a cellphone in his left hand seconds before he is fatally shot by a white Columbus police officer.

Ohio Senate

The Ohio Senate adjourned the lame duck session last night without overriding Governor Mike DeWine’s veto of a bill restricting his ability to issue health orders to shut down businesses, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

WCBE files

The Columbus Regional Airport Authority projects nearly 70 thousand passengers are expected to fly out of John Glenn airport during the last two weeks of the year.

Newark Police

Newark Police say they have charged a man with murdering another man who died weeks after being injured during an argument.

Columbus officials have released the name of the police officer who shot and killed an unarmed Black man early Tuesday. 

Euclid Police

The City of Euclid has agreed to a 475 thousand dollar settlement of an excessive use of force lawsuit filed against police.