Ohio Public Radio

One of the first pieces of legislation signed by Mike DeWine in his first year as governor was an abortion ban. 

WCBE files

Newly released emails show an anti-abortion Ohio lawmaker who proposed legislation extending insurance coverage to a procedure considered medically impossible worked closely on the bill with a conservative lobbyist. 

Ohio Public Radio

Nearly 75,000 Ohioans have registered with the state to receive medical marijuana. Of those, just over 51,000 have actually purchased the product.

The Ohio House has approved a bill prohibiting local communities from banning single use plastic bags.

The mother of a Hocking College student who died last week on campus says his death was caused by a milk allergy.

A Franklin County judge has ordered the Catholic Diocese of Columbus to release files related to priests accused of sexual abuse as part of an ongoing lawsuit. 

Lucas County Sheriff's Office

A Toledo man accused of plotting with his girlfriend to obtain guns and explosives for a foiled domestic terror attack at a bar has been sentenced to six years in prison. 

Alrosa Villa For Sale

Dec 11, 2019

The northside night club where five people were killed by a gunman in 2004 has been placed on the market. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Bond is set at 250 thousand dollars for the Columbus man charged in the drunken driving crash that killed his wife. 

Associated Press

Attorneys for porn star Stormy Daniels are asking a judge to grant them attorney fees before competing claims on her 450 thousand dollar settlement with the City of Columbus are dealt with.

State leaders are touting a new partnership between employers and higher education institutions involving the creation of an office devoted to workforce training. 

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation creating a financial penalty on secondary market sellers who fail to pay the city’s ticket tax for sporting events and shows.

A developer plans to build an estimated 400-home neighborhood on farmland off of Alton-Darby Creek and Roberts roads in Hilliard.  

A new survey shows 37 percent of central Ohio businesses expect to hire workers in the first quarter of next year. 

Columbus police have identified the three people killed early Sunday after a vehicle crashed into a Sinclair Road tire store. 

General Motors has agreed to loan 40 million dollars to a newly formed company that wants to make electric pickup trucks at the Lordstown plant GM shut down earlier this year.

The Orange Township board of trustees last night voted to fire three fire department employees after an allegation of physical violence against another firefighter was made. 

Ohio’s public schools could lose millions of dollars to private schools through an expansion of the state’s biggest voucher program.

Health officials say when a suicidal adolescent cannot safely remain in the community, traditional intervention often involves a lengthy psychiatric hospitalization.

An emergency shelter for female victims of human trafficking opens today in Columbus.

Tiffin City Schools superintendent Gary Barber is facing his second OVI charge in two years.  

Whitehall Police

Whitehall police say a 13-year-old boy wanted for attempted murder has been arrested.

Hocking College says a student from Licking County was found dead inside his dormitory Friday morning.

State prisons officials say two Madison Correctional Institute inmates are being treated at an area hospital for fentanyl exposure. 

U.S. Department of Justice

A Licking County man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to multiple counts of possessing child pornography.  

Ohio Public Radio

State lawmakers are considering two Republican-backed bills eliminating current and future bans on single-use plastic bags enacted by local governments.  

Columbus fire officials evacuated 20 homes last night on the north side to investigate claims made by a 911 caller who said he was working on a "quantum physics generator" and had burns.

WCBE Files

The Columbus Safety Director has placed on paid leave a police officer who authorities say paid prostitutes for sex while on-duty. 

OSU's Medical Center

Making end-of-life decisions for a pet or coping with the loss of an animal is a difficult process.

Columbus Crew SC

The governmental entity created by the City of Columbus to finance and own a new downtown Columbus Crew Stadium says it is likely to change the public financing arrangement announced earlier this year.