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Columbus City Schools

Former Columbus City Schools administrator Michael Dodds was sentenced today to 14 days in jail and 16 months of supervised released  for his role in the district's attendance data rigging scandal.

WCBE Files

A former Ohio State Football player will serve more than six years in prison and pay nearly 400 thousand dollars restitution for his role in stealing investor money from a now defunct beverage company.

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A North Randall police officer has been indicted on charges of selling guns to felons.

Columbus Public Health officials say woman who became ill and was hospitalized after her recent trip to West Africa does not have the Ebola virus.

A Columbus charter school serving 300 students closed this week because of mismanagement.

Dayton Daily News

Federal prosecutors say former deputy state treasurer Amer Ahmad has been extradited from Pakistan to serve a 15-year prison sentence for a kickback scheme.

Logan County Prosecutor's Office

The attorney for a Bellefontaine woman charged with killing her three sons over a 13 month period has entered a not guilty plea on her behalf.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies have filed rape charges against a registered sex offender from Chillicothe.

A suspect in last week's triple murder in Whitehall is in a New York City jail, awaiting extradition.

Law enforcement officers in Ohio arrested more than 400 people on at least 920 charges and seized drugs valued at more than $5 million as part of a statewide task force operation. 

City of Upper Arlington

Upper Arlington city officials are proceeding with portions of a controversial plan to remake Northam Park.

Columbus Division of Police

A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict three officers in the fatal shooting of a suspected leader of the Short North Posse gang.

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A new Quinnipiac University poll of registered Ohio voters shows Democrat Ted Strickland's lead over Republican incumbent Rob Portman in the U.S. Senate race has fallen to 3 percent, which is within the survey's margin of error.

U.S. Attorney's Office

An aspiring Columbus rapper has been arrested on charges of making and selling child pornography. 

The City Hall lobbyist at the center of the Columbus red light camera scandal is talking to federal investigators.

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

Delaware County prosecutors say two Chinese nationals were found guilty yesterday of promoting prostitution and organized crime at three massage parlors in Powell, Worthington and Columbus.

Man Pleads Guilty To Forced Labor Charges At Egg Farms

Aug 24, 2015
Newark Advocate

A Guatemalan man has pleaded guilty to charges related to an operation that took immigrant teenage boys from U.S. custody and put them to work as virtual slaves on Marion-area egg farms.   

State Agencies To Target Gambling Addiction

Aug 24, 2015

The state is launching a new campaign targeting the 5 percent of Ohioans struggling with problem gambling. 

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Democrats on the Ohio Board of Education want an independent investigation into the resignation of the state’s charter schools chief.

Toledo Blade

A former Republican state lawmaker has been sentenced to two years' probation for his conviction on a felony theft charge. 

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