Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs is recommending the city's safety director dismiss a police lieutenant.

Kirkersville Mayor Terry Ashcraft said Friday that police chief James Hughes has died. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The man convicted of setting the fire that destroyed the Volunteers of America warehouse on Broad Street last year has been sentenced to 20 years in prison. 

Statehouse News Bureau

This week marked the second in a row without a voting session in the Ohio House.

More Ohioans are expected to travel over this year's Memorial Day holiday period than in 2017. 

Dan Konik

Accusations are flying at Broad and High as the Ohio House continues in disorder without a Speaker.

Columbus is ranked 62nd in a new annual report on the nation's top 100 municipal park systems.

A Koch brothers group is praising the Republican U.S. Senate nominee in Ohio in new ads and mailers.

A car-sharing company says it will leave the Columbus market at the end of the month.

A 78 year old restaurant in Columbus' Old North neighborhood is closed for good.  

A Franklin County Grand Jury has cleared two Columbus police officers of criminal wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man last January.  

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A former South-Western City Schools teacher has been indicted for allegedly downloading and distributing child pornography from his Grove City home. 

Columbus police have identified the suspected robber who died Sunday after a struggle with a group of male bystanders who chased him down.  

Columbus Public Health records show 280 of the 822 tobacco retailer officials inspected for violations of the city's Tobacco 21 ordinance failed those inspections. 

The state says central Ohio's unemployment rate for April was 3.4 percent, down a tenth of a point from March. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio voters this month approved an overhaul of the congressional redistricting process. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio House sessions for the week have been cancelled due to the fight among majority Republicans over who will be the next Speaker. 

Ohio House of Representatives

 FBI agents Wednesday raided  former Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger's home in Clarksville and a nearby storage unit. 

Court documents obtained by WCBE show Columbus-based retailer Big Lots has agreed to pay 38 million dollars to settle insider-trading claims from 2012. 

Worthington City Council Monday night approved legislation banning sales of tobacco and related products to people under the age of 21. 

Andy Chow

The Ohio Attorney General's office has certified a ballot proposal to cap interest rates on payday loans and impose additional regulations. 

Tokes family via

The family of slain Ohio State University student Reagan Tokes is suing the state' s prisons department and the facility where her killer lived claiming they failed to adequately supervise him. 

Dayton teachers' union leaders are blasting a conservative political group for a video that casts them in a negative light.

Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien has recused himself from an investigation into potential criminal conduct by officials at the Electronic Classroom of tomorrow.

The City of Columbus is spending 112 thousand taxpayer dollars to help fund a program giving free bus passes to an estimated 45 thousand qualified downtown Columbus workers. 

Paul Werth Associates

Columbus city officials have approved a memo of understanding with Franklin County and the County Convention Facilities Authority to collaborate on expansion of the Hilton hotel adjacent to the convention center.

Franklin University is hosting a day-long event today that will test students' skills at defending against cyberattacks. 

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Common treatment options for sinus pain and inflammation have been limited to medication, breathing strips, or surgeries with long recovery periods. 

Ross County Sheriff's Office

Ross County Sheriff's deputies say they recovered a body from Paint Creek last night. 

Columbus police have identified the Franklinton man killed by SWAT officers on Sunday after he allegedly made a "threatening gesture" with a handgun during a stand-off.