News

News
6:26 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Religious Group Settles Wrongful Termination Lawsuit Filed By Pregnant Employee

A Springfield woman who said a religious-based community organization fired her after she told them she was pregnant has settled her lawsuit.

Read more
News
6:24 am
Thu February 19, 2015

Bill Would Allow Nonreligious People To Officiate Marriages

Senator Mike Skindell is sponsoring the measure
Credit cleveland.com

A bill under consideration in the Ohio Senate would allow atheists, secular humanists and other nonreligious people to officiate weddings.

Read more
News
9:56 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

City Snow Plows Shift Back To Priority Streets

Credit wcbe files

Despite a slow start to the winter, Columbus snow crews are working hard this month. 

Read more
News
8:33 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Opinions Split On Impact Of SUPCO Ruling Barring Local Fracking Bans

The Ohio Supreme Court’s decision that local communities can’t use zoning ordinances to keep out oil and gas drillers has communities, activists and lobbyists speculating on what it might mean for the future.

Read more
News
8:19 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Ohio House Votes To Ban Powdered Alcohol Sales

Credit gawker.com

A bill banning the sale of powdered crystalline alcohol has cleared the Ohio House with near unanimous approval.  

Read more
News
5:38 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Super PAC Set Up To Help Rob Portman In Re-Election Campaign

A super PAC capable of raising unlimited donations is being launched to help Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman as his Ohio race for re-election heats up. 

Read more
News
1:37 pm
Wed February 18, 2015

Former Columbus Mayor Dana "Buck" Rinehart Dead At 68

Dana G. "Buck" Rinehart
Credit www.rrgovlaw.com

Former Columbus Mayor Dana "Buck" Rinehart died this morning at the age of 68. 

Read more
News
9:45 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Teen Boy Arrested In Northeast Ohio School Bomb Threat

Students were sent to the Wickliffe Community Senior Center after a bomb threat on Feb. 17.

Police have arrested a teenage boy who they say made a vague bomb threat that caused five schools in a northeast Ohio district to be evacuated. 

Read more
News
9:42 am
Wed February 18, 2015

Ohio Teacher Denies Child-Porn Charges

Benjamin Trumbull
Credit Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A  fourth-grade teacher living in Columbus has pleaded not guilty to a charge of possessing child pornography. 

Read more
News
4:47 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Pot Proposal Includes Provision For Home Growers

One of the groups backing a plan to legalize marijuana in Ohio is making a change to its proposal.

Read more
News
12:18 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

Child Killed In Marion House Fire

Credit marionstar.com

Marion fire officials say a 3-year-old boy was killed and several other people injured in a house fire early this morning.

Read more
News
12:15 pm
Tue February 17, 2015

SUPCO Says State Regulations Supersede Local Anti-Fracking Measures

Credit ohio.com

The Ohio Supreme Court says state oil and gas drilling regulations supersede local zoning laws.

Read more
News
10:18 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Task Force Wants Taxpayer Money Spent On Expanding Grocery Store Markets In Ohio

Credit Ohio Healthy Food Financing Task Force

Grocery stores are clustered together in some areas of Ohio.

Read more
News
7:16 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Court: ODRC Liable For Inmate's Injuries

Roy Buchanan
Credit cleveland.com

An Ohio Court of Claims magistrate says the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections is liable for the injuries of a inmate who fell out of his top bunk. 

Read more
News
7:12 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Turnpike Commission Joins DeWine's Anti-Health Care Law Lawsuit

The Ohio Turnpike Commission has joined a lawsuit against the federal government over what Republican state Attorney General Mike DeWine calls an unconstitutional health care tax.

Read more
News
7:03 am
Tue February 17, 2015

Kokosing Now Admits Overpass Demolition Plan Was Flawed

Westerville-based Kosking Construction says a flawed demolition plan contributed to the collapse of the Hopple Street overpass along I-75 in Cincinnati that killed a worker in last month.

Read more
News
11:29 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Gaming Industry To Target Key Presidential States

The nation's casino industry has announced plans to target Ohio and other presidential battleground states in a first-time campaign for political support.  

Read more
News
11:24 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Thinking Baseball And Presidents Day

Nixon throwing the first pitch on Reds Opening Day, 1970
Credit mlb.com

Government offices and banks were closed today for Presidents' Day.

Read more
News
11:05 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Drivers Could Renew Tags At Grocery Stores Under Pilot Program

Ohio Department of Public Safety officials say some motorists will soon be able to renew their vehicle registration at grocery store kiosks. 

Read more
News
11:00 pm
Mon February 16, 2015

Concern About State Cigarette Tax Hike And Tobacco Smuggling

Ohio Governor John Kasich's budget plan seeks to increase the tax on a pack of cigarettes by 1 dollar, giving Ohio the highest tax among the states it borders.

Read more

Pages