Ohio's unemployment rate for November is 4.8 percent, a decline of three-tenths of a point from October. 

Ohio Triple-A expects a record 107.3 million Americans, including nearly 4.5 million Ohioans, to travel 50 miles or more from home for the holiday period.

The Public Children Services Association of Ohio says the opioid crisis is overwhelming the foster care system as more children are removed from the homes of addicted parents.

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have charged two suspects in a December 4 double-fatal shooting on the Hilltop.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man convicted of beating and killing a local pastor last March has been sentenced to life in prison.


Ohio televangelist Ernest Angley is facing another lawsuit. 

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a woman and two young girls in January of 2016.

Records obtained by the Associated Press show a Columbus-based state gaming agent's sexual harassment complaint against her supervisor led state regulators to a larger pattern of intimidation and the man's firing in May.

Chicago Tribune

The Columbus Catholic Diocese says a parish priest under investigation for "questionable" communications with a minor and possible misuse of church funds took his own life Wednesday in Chicago.

Columbus police are looking for a motive and suspects in a fatal shooting last night on the south side.


Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan says interim police chief Kenneth Ball will stay on the job permanently. 


The Franklin County Coroner's office says 383 people died of drug overdoses during the first nine months of the year. 


The Ohio Development Services Agency has rejected a request from a developer for historic tax credits to rehab a trolley barn complex on Oak Street.

Sales of existing homes rose last month on the national and state levels, but declined locally.

Ohio Public Radio

The U.S. House and Senate have passed the GOP tax cut bill along party lines.

The Ohio State Wexner Medical Center

Health officials say more than 300,000 Americans receive a hip replacement each year.


Franklin County Commissioners yesterday voted to make the temporary county sales tax permanent. The tax was enacted in 2013 to build a county jail and fund other programs.

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The Ohio man accused of driving into a crowd protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia has been indicted on 10 felony counts, including first-degree murder.


Part of televangelist Ernest Angley's Cuyahoga Falls building is under foreclosure.


Ohio Governor John Kasich says he wants to deliver his final State of the State address next year at Otterbein University in Westerville. 


The City of Columbus was one of the first in the nation to take part in the ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ initiative launched in 2014 by then-President Obama.


Democratic Columbus City Council member Jaiza Page is circulating petitions to run for Franklin County judge.


The Ohio Department of Health has upgraded state flu activity to widespread, its highest level.


The Ohio Inspector General's office says the state's government contracting agency lacks rules for ensuring equal and fair competitive bidding by outside IT vendors.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The man who sold a fatal dose of fentanyl to a Bexley man in 2015 has been sentenced to ten years in prison.

Columbus police are searching for the man suspected of shooting and wounding his son and daughter on Sunday. 

A Columbus police officer sustained minor injuries late Saturday night when his cruiser was struck by a suspected drunken driver on I-670.


Ohio has seen the fourth-largest number of job cuts in the nation so far this year, with nearly 25-thousand positions eliminated.


Ohio Governor John Kasich says the Republican party is "losing the future" amid last week's loss of the GOP senate candidate in Alabama and other policy stances.

Mid Ohio Regional Planning Commission

Air quality in central Ohio improved in 2017.