Karen Kasler

The first man scheduled to be put to death in Ohio since a problematic execution almost three years ago is asking for life without parole. 

Jo Ingles

A decision by the Ohio Department of Health to order a Dayton area abortion clinic to shut down is drawing criticism and praise. 

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Ohio State University researchers are conducting tests on new seat belt designs in an effort to better protect older drivers.


Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says a record number of Ohioans cast absentee ballots in the November election.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Senate Minority Leader Joe Schiavoni says he's ready to run for Governor in 2018.


The Columbus Metropolitan Library is eliminating daily fines for overdue books and other materials on January 1.


An Ohio Senate panel has rejected the governor's pick for a seat on the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

Richland County Sheriff's Office

A Mansfield woman has been sentenced to life in prison for the slaying and dismemberment of a neighbor last year.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The Franklin County Court of Appeals has ruled a guilty plea made by a Columbus man in a 2014 murder case is invalid because the presiding judge  failed to inform him of his Constitutional right to confront witnesses.

A Vinton County man will serve 4 years in prison for stealing more than 2 million dollars worth of timber from land owned by a deceased Grove City resident.

Columbus Public Health

Several events are being held around Columbus today to mark World AIDS Day, an annual observance to raise awareness, support people living with HIV-AIDS, remember those who have died, and encourage others to get tested.


Federal and local authorities investigating Monday's attack at Ohio State University do not believe anybody else was involved in the planning, other than deceased suspect Abdul Razak Ali Artan.

Ohio Department of Transportation

The state will invest 15 million dollars to support research in self-driving highway technology along a 35-mile stretch of  U.S. Route 33 between Dublin and East Liberty.

Ohio Public Radio

An Ohio House committee has approved a bill changing the state's green energy policy landscape, amid a battle over extending the freeze on  green energy standards.

Ohio Public Radio

While state lawmakers continue to fight over whether to extend the 2014 freeze on Ohio's clean energy standards, a new report shows keeping them in place can position the state to be an industry leader.


A second elected Columbus city official says he will not seek re-election next year.

Columbus City Council is scheduled to vote on Monday to approve a vendor that will supply police officers with body cameras.

Three Marysville teens have been charged with raping a 13-year-old girl following a high school football game in September.

Reynoldsburg Police

A Columbus man will serve seven years in prison for his role in a fatal home invasion in Reynoldsburg.


Advocates for the homeless and social service groups held a forum yesterday on the connection between racism and homelessness.