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5:10 pm
Wed July 29, 2015

Grand Jury Indicts UC Officer On Murder Charge In Traffic Stop Shooting

Photo: Provided/Hamilton County Justice Center)

  A Hamilton County grand jury has returned a murder indictment against a white University of Cincinnati police officer accused of shooting and killing an African American man during a traffic stop. Alison Holm has more.

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10:41 am
Wed July 29, 2015

Pro-Life Advocates, Statewide Officeholders Rally Against Planned Parenthood

Republican Senate President Keith Faber

More than 100 pro-life advocates rallied outside of the Statehouse to protest Planned Parenthood following the release of controversial videos online. 

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10:38 am
Wed July 29, 2015

Ohio Homeland Security Leader Dies After Illness

The state Department of Public Safety says Ohio's homeland security chief, Richard Baron, has died after an illness. 

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10:34 am
Wed July 29, 2015

New Bill Would Give Ohioans Money To Make Their Homes More Accessible for People With Disabilities

About 20% of Americans are disabled in some way. But most new homes built in Ohio don't include elements for the disabled. 

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6:52 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Cleveland RTA Releases Video Of Teenager Taken Off Bus

The Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority Tuesday released surveillance footage of a black 14-year-old being escorted off a bus by an RTA policeman Sunday. For Ohio Public Radio, WCPN's Brian Bull reports from Cleveland: 

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6:42 pm
Tue July 28, 2015

Columbus City Council Expected To Approve Tax Abatements

Re-posted from 27 July, 2015:  

The agenda for tonight's Columbus City Council meeting includes six pieces of legislation offering public subsidies to private businesses. The city says the deals are expected to help retain or create more than 900 jobs. Jim Letizia reports.  

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9:27 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Bond Set For Suspect In Slaying Of Ross County Woman

Jason McCrary
Credit chillicothegazette.com

Bond was set Monday at 850 thousand dollars for the man charged with killing a Ross County woman who was reported missing earlier this year.

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7:20 am
Tue July 28, 2015

City Hall Lobbyist Now Off Two Franklin County Boards

John Raphael
Credit columbusalive.com

The lobbyist named in Columbus’ red-light camera bribery scandal will no longer hold seats on two county boards.

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6:37 am
Tue July 28, 2015

Local Robbery Suspect Arrested In Florida

"Monster Mobster"
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A suspect in the robberies of five Franklin County businesses is in custody in Delray Beach, Florida.

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6:35 am
Tue July 28, 2015

New Tennant Approved For Former Restaurant Chain HQ Building

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation allowing the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging to move into the former Bob Evans Headquarters building on South High Street.

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7:31 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

Ohio Lawmaker Convicted Of Theft, Immediately Out Of Office

Steve Kraus
Ohio House of Representatives

A northern Ohio lawmaker accused of stealing antiques and other items from a home while doing work as an auctioneer has been convicted on a felony theft charge and immediately removed from office under state law. 

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7:22 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

Franklin County Issues Boil Alert

A Boil Alert has been issued for a section west of I-270 near West Broad St. 

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7:15 pm
Mon July 27, 2015

Ohio’s Black Infant Mortality Rate Doubles White Infant Rate

Ohio health leaders say their effort to bring down the infant mortality rate is working but they still have a long way to go. 

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2:33 am
Sat July 25, 2015

State Building Standards Board Opposes Security Barricade Devices

The Ohio Board of Building Standards is opposing the installation of barricade devices on doors in the event of an active shooter in a building.

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2:27 am
Sat July 25, 2015

Man Charged With Killing Missing Ross County Woman

Jason McCrary
Credit chillicothegazette.com

A Ross County grand jury has indicted a suspect in the shooting death of a woman whose slaying is one of several deaths and disappearances in the area in recent months. 

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2:19 am
Sat July 25, 2015

News Organizations Sue For Video Of UC Police-Involved Shooting

Credit crimefeed.com

The Associated Press and other media have sued the Hamilton County prosecutor to force release of video from a University of Cincinnati police officer's fatal shooting of a motorist in a traffic stop. 

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2:13 am
Sat July 25, 2015

Judge's Ruling Allows For Trial Of White Cleveland Police Supervisors In East Cleveland

Cuayhoga County Judge John O’Donnell
Credit wkyc.com

A Cuyahoga County judge has dismissed misdemeanor charges against five white Cleveland police supervisors for failing to control a chase that ended with two unarmed African-Americans being killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire.

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2:06 am
Sat July 25, 2015

New Central Ohio Area Code Means Dialing Ten Digits For Local Calls

Credit virginmobileusa.com

The central Ohio region is running out of phone numbers using the 614 area code, so people who get a new phone number will soon have an all new area code to come with it.

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8:58 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Lawmakers Working On Congressional Redistricting Plan

Republican State Senator Frank LaRose is a co-sponsor of the measure
Credit State of Ohio

A bipartisan resolution in the Ohio General Assembly aims to change how congressional district lines are drawn.

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8:40 am
Fri July 24, 2015

Stokes Battling Cancer

Louis Stokes
Credit cleveland.com

90-year-old former Ohio Democratic Congressman Louis Strokes has been diagnosed with brain and lung cancer.

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