A fire on Saturday morning destroyed a century-old grandstand at a fairground in Lancaster.


Champaign County Sheriff's deputies say an ultralight glider crashed in Salem Township Saturday afternoon and the operator has not been found.


The Ohio Democratic Party says President Obama will headline its annual state dinner next month.

Hilliard Police

Hilliard police have filed drug and manslaughter charges against a woman who they say gave an an Upper Arlington man the heroin that led to his overdose death last June.

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have arrested a Hilltop man in connection with a shooting death during a home invasion last June.


A linguist at Miami University in Oxford has been named a 2016 MacArthur Fellow and will receive the so-called "genius grant" to continue his work to restore use of an indigenous language.

Genoa Township police say the student found dead in a bathroom on the Westerville campus of Columbus State Community College Wednesday night died of a heroin overdose.


A radio talk show host and Ohio Republican Party official has been named volunteer chair of the Donald Trump for President Campaign in Mahoning County after the former chair stepped down for making racially-charged comments.

Statehouse News Bureau

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled the process Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted is using to remove voters from the rolls is illegal.

Rates of existing home sales fell on the national and state levels in August, but increased on the local level.

The federal government says central Ohio had the best economy of any area in the state last year.

The City of Columbus is giving a local health system a 6 million dollar tax break to build a new headquarters near the Route 315 and North Broadway interchange.


Columbus police say Ohio State University assistant football coach Greg Schiano struck and injured a bicyclist yesterday.

U.S. Attorney's Office

One of the last members of the Short North Posse gang to face charges will avoid a trial.


A Pickerington City Council member has pleaded not guilty to charges of speeding and drunken driving.


Miami University in Oxford has suspended another fraternity after investigating allegations of hazing.


The Ohio Department of Natural Resources is asking a state appeals court to allow the Sawmill Wetlands to remain a public park.

The Franklin County Democratic Party’s central committee has appointed CPA Ron Hagan to fulfill the remainder of county treasurer Ed Leonard’s term, which expires next year.


The campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has accepted the resignation of its volunteer chair in Mahoning County after the woman made a series of remarks disparaging blacks.


The heavily-favored horse named Betting Line captured the Little Brown Jug under a cloud of controversy Thursday, after the discovery of text messages that implied it may have been given an unauthorized supplement.