Andy Chow

It's not unusual to see exchanges between lawmakers get heated. But a face-to-face altercation inside the House Chamber between the Republican speaker and a high-ranking Democrat reached an unsettling new level.

A North Carolina police department has rescinded its offer to send 50 police officers to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland citing concerns about insurance coverage and the city's level of preparedness. 

A Cincinnati abortion clinic has received state permission to continue operating despite not having a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital for emergencies. 

A northeast Ohio woman accused of falsely registering more than 30 people to vote has been indicted on charges of voter registration fraud after an investigation started when election officials found at last five dead people's names among new registrations.

Officials say a planned wind-farm project in Lake Erie has received a $40 million federal grant for construction costs. 

Dublin-based Wendy's says Todd Penegor is now the company's CEO and president, a move that was previously announced late last year.

WCBE Files

Columbus police say they have arrested one suspect in a series of rapes on the west side.

1080 Plus

State officials will let the water level rise by two feet in Buckeye Lake after keeping it low for over a year as a precaution because of it's deteriorating earthen dam.

The Triple-A auto club predicts nearly 1.5 million Ohioans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend.

The City of Columbus is offering people an incentive to help remove trash from local parks.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Attorney General and former U.S. Senator Mike DeWine has confirmed what political prognosticators have reported for months: he's running for governor.

A Dayton Daily New investigation shows the state has not tracked insurance company payments of death benefits to see if benficiaries hey are getting what they are owed since a national probe revealed large insurers were holding onto billions of dollars meant for those beneficiaries.

The Ohio Department of Insurance is taking over a company that provides health insurance to nearly 22 thousand residents, mainly in central Ohio. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio officials are appealing a ruling by a federal judge that a law trimming early voting in the state is unconstitutional and can't be enforced.  

A Reynoldsburg man at the center of a global stolen credit card ring has been sentenced to five years in federal prison. Jim Letizia reports.  

City of Columbus

Not all Columbus police officers would be required to wear body cameras, under rules the city is in the process of drafting.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to arson charges for setting fire to a Fisher Road warehouse last December.

Amazon is expanding its central Ohio delivery service. The retailer says it'll build two distribution hubs in Obetz and Etna to handle demand.

The state Fire Marshal's office says the cause of a mobile home fire in Champaign County that killed a 16-year-old boy and injured four other people remains undetermined.

Members of the Ohio Legislative Black Caucus want references to slavery removed from the state's constitution.