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Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies have filed murder charges after a truck crashed into a hospital Friday, killing one person, in what deputies are investigating as an intentional attack. 

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A former Cuyahoga County judge has been sentenced to life in prison for the fatal stabbing of his ex-wife outside her home in 2017. 

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A Columbus man has been sentenced to death for fatally stabbing his 4-year-old daughter and her mother outside their home last year. 

The state Medical Board has rejected petitions seeking to add anxiety and autism spectrum disorders as qualifying conditions for medical marijuana patients. 

The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has rejected Ohio State University's effort to trademark the word "The" as part of a merchandising campaign. 

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The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati has ruled Ohio's current lethal injection system does not pose an unconstitutional risk of suffering to condemned inmates. 

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The Roman Catholic Diocese of Columbus has added eight names to the list of priests it says have been credibly accused of sexually abusing minors. 

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The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Zach Werenski to a three-year contract worth 15 million dollars. 

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Bond is set at 50 thousand dollars for a longtime Columbus television meteorologist arrested for possessing child pornography. 

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The Ohio Highway Patrol reports slightly fewer traffic fatalities over this year's Labor Day weekend than in 2018. 

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Ohio Department of Health officials are investigating 11 additional reports of severe breathing illnesses among vapers. 

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Ohio Department of Health officials say the number of fatal drug overdoses declined for the first time since 2009. 

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Republican Ohio Attorney General David Yost is suing to stop upcoming trials seen as test cases for forcing drugmakers to pay for societal damage inflicted by the opioid epidemic.

 

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A Toledo woman has pleaded guilty to plotting and buying supplies for a foiled terror attack on a bar. 

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The State Medical Board of Ohio says its handling of sexual misconduct complaints has "substantially advanced" since its 1996 investigation of an Ohio State University team doctor who was accused of abusing male students but never disciplined. 

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Ohio Governor Mike DeWine says allowing the state to take over dozens of pending lawsuits filed by cities and counties against opioid manufacturers and distributers is a "serious mistake."  

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A settlement in a 2016 lawsuit will allow eligible voters purged from Ohio's voter rolls for inactivity between 2011 and 2019 to cast a provisional ballot in elections through 2022. 

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Opponents hoping to overturn a bailout of Ohio's nuclear and coal-fired plants have cleared an initial hurdle to put the issue before voters next year. 

The former Mount Carmel doctor charged with 25 counts of murder is now scheduled for trial next June. 

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An Ohio woman's lawsuit against an e-cigarette maker charges it markets nicotine vapor products to teens like her daughters and fails to warn consumers about the products' high nicotine levels. 

The state has awarded the final round of prizes in its global technology challenge seeking scientific breakthroughs to address the opioid crisis. 

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The family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Columbus vice squad officer is seeking more than 3.5 million dollars in damages in a federal wrongful death lawsuit against the officer, the city and the police division. 

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A confessed serial killer just hours after pleading guilty and being sentenced for the deaths of two women in Cincinnati has pleaded guilty and been sentenced for killing two women in Cleveland. 

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Attorneys for men suing Ohio State University over decades-old alleged sexual misconduct by a team doctor say the growing number of accusers has topped 300.

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Former Ohio State University President Gordon Gee and former Ohio Governor John Kasich are forming a nonprofit organization that will work to steer money from any national opioid settlement to hospitals and health-based research. 

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Governor Mike DeWine has signed an executive order creating the Ohio School Safety Center as a division of Ohio Homeland Security. 

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Governor Mike DeWine says the Ohio Department of Medicaid has received federal approval for it's Children's Health Insurance Program initiative, designed to enhance and expand Medicaid's lead abatement program. 

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The Ohio Supreme Court won't hear a Dayton abortion clinic's challenge of the state's increasingly stringent operational rules, placing the facility's future in question. 

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Endo Pharmaceuticals says it has reached a settlement in its claims with the first two Ohio counties set to go to trial in the national opioid lawsuit. 

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Former Cuyahoga County judge Lance Mason has pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing his ex-wife last year. 

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