A Hilliard couple who owns a home health care service awaits sentencing in a 1-million-dollar health care scheme.

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A new Quinnipiac University poll of registered voters shows Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio and Democratic challenger Ted Strickland are tied at 42 percent, less than five months before the election.

A 728 thousand dollar grant from the City of Columbus will help pay for improvements to the historic Lincoln Theater on the near east side.

The City of Columbus has won  a 50 million dollar grant to integrate innovative transportation technologies, including self-driving cars and smart sensors.


Hillary Clinton returned to Ohio for the first time as the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee yesterday, with a speech at the Fort Hayes Metropolitan Educational Center. As Alison Holm reports, Clinton took aim at her opponent's economic proposals and experience - in his own words.

Republican Lancaster Mayor Brian Kuhn has pleaded not guilty to charges of failing to file a state tax return.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Franklin County health officials say a Westerville teenager died last weekend from a rare brain-eating amoeba.

An 11-year-old Bexley girl died Tuesday after lightning toppled a tree onto her cabin during a storm at a southeastern Indiana camp.

For the first time since 2012, an annual report ranks Ohio in the bottom half of states in child well-being.


Former Ohio Republican congresswoman Jean Schmidt is facing a 25 hundred dollar fine by the Federal Election Commission for not reporting legal assistance from a pro-Turkish group.

Newark Advocate

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says a Newark food additive manufacturer’s failure to handle hazardous materials and respond properly to an emergency led to an explosion that injured four workers in December, 2015.

A new poll shows Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Republican rival Donald Trump are tied at 40 percent in the state.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland of Ohio is appealing to women with a package of policy initiatives he says promote economic equality, health care access and affordable child care.

Marion Police

A Marion woman has been charged with shaking, hitting and killing her 6-month-old son, who died last weekend.

The Ohio Department of Agriculture says work is underway in central Ohio to protect trees from gypsy moths.

Columbus police have identified the worker killed early Monday at a west side factory.

Among the U.S. Senate's most vulnerable Republicans, Pennsylvania's Pat Toomey, Ohio's Rob Portman and Wisconsin's Ron Johnson stood firmly with the National Rifle Association on the latest ill-fated attempts at gun control.


Columbus City Council last night approved an ordinance creating a 15-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics, with the penalty for violators being a first-degree misdemeanor.


Nationwide Arena will end its fiscal year on June 30th with a 416 thousand dollar surplus. 

Brown Wants More Federal Analysis Of Ohio Charter Program

Jun 20, 2016

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is calling on federal regulators to examine how Ohio charter schools that received money through a charter-school grant program size up against their counterparts in other states.