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A citizens group is taking a complaint against the Medina County Board of Elections to the Ohio Supreme Court.

The Champaign County prosecutor's office is opposing a convicted school shooter's request for the Ohio Supreme Court to hear his appeal. 

A divided state Supreme Court has accepted an appeal by Ohio's capital city fighting to keep its ban on bump stocks, which allow semi-automatic weapons to fire rapidly.

The fate of Ohio's nuclear plant bailout law could be up to the state's Supreme Court, with parties arguing over two potential cases.

This week brought a close to one chapter for Ohio's nuclear power plant bailout law, House Bill 6. But another could be starting. 

The Ohio Supreme Court struck down a Cleveland law requiring public works construction projects to hire city residents for 20 percent of the work, or the city could cut their contract price by 2.5 percent. 

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Ohio legislators passed a law in 2006 preventing local governments from passing any gun laws that are more restrictive than those enacted at the state level. 

The City of Columbus is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to rule individuals have no right to sue the city to overturn gun restrictions. 

FirstEnergy Solutions, the owner of Ohio's two nuclear power plants, is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to stop a potential ballot issue to repeal the state’s new nuclear bailout law.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled state employees may be fired while they're still in probationary periods. 

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Former Democratic Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner has announced plans to seek a seat next year on the Ohio Supreme Court. 

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The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal in a lawsuit by the family of a slain Ohio State University student.

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear an appeal by the Women's Med Center in Dayton.

The Ohio Supreme Court has scheduled an execution in 2024 for a death row inmate convicted of a 1996 killing that authorities say was race-related.

The Ohio Supreme Court will hear arguments in an appeal involving a lawsuit over claims that a television station falsely labeled three siblings as "robbers." 

The Ohio Supreme Court has suspended the law license of a Bexley attorney for his involvement in a tax fraud scheme at a south side pill mill. 

The state is arguing lawmakers didn't violate the Ohio Constitution or a procedural rule when they passed House Bill 70, which shifted control of poor-performing school districts.

The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear the appeal of an Ohio man sentenced to death for killing three unemployed men lured by fake online job offers in 2011. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the state prison system must share more requested records on the acquisition and supply of its lethal injection drugs.

An Ohio Supreme Court panel has recommended indefinitely suspending the law license of Franklin County Appeals Court Judge Tim Horton for having sex with a former intern and for vulgar conversations with a secretary that was peforming campaign work for him at his direction.

A three-judge panel has dismissed a complaint that a Republican Ohio Supreme Court justice failed to recuse himself from cases involving his father, state Attorney General and Governor-elect Mike DeWine. 

Democrats have won both Ohio Supreme Court seats, cutting into total GOP control of the court.  

The Ohio Supreme Court has agreed to hear a challenge of an Ohio law that puts control of poor-performing school districts in the hands of unelected CEOs.

The Ohio man convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by fake online job offers has appealed his death penalty conviction to the U.S. Supreme Court. 

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The Bellefontaine woman accused of suffocating her three young sons over a 13-month period has lost her appeal of a court order to undergo a psychiatric evaluation. 

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Convicted killer James Worley's execution is on hold for now.

The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to hear an appeal by the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow arguing the Ohio Board of Education violated open meetings laws when deciding to order the school repay 60 million dollars in state funding in a dispute over how student participation was tallied. 


The Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a petition to place a proposed constitutional amendment on the November ballot capping the costs of kidney dialysis. 

An attorney for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow says the school will continue to pursue administrative appeals against the state in lower courts.

Republican Ohio Supreme Court Justice Pat DeWine has recused himself from a case over how the state calculated funding for the now-defunct online charter school operator The Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, five months after it was argued.