Columbus, OH – A new Ohio law regulating strip clubs and adult video stores was scheduled to take effect today (Tuesday). But, instead, its implementation has been blocked. That's because on Monday, owners of strip clubs and the dancers themselves turned in hundreds of thousands of petitions signatures demanding that voters get the final say. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
An update on the circumstances that led to the disappearance of an Ohio soldier - Search continues in Lake Erie following plane crash - A deadly holiday weekend on Ohio roads - Ohio University students settle in - Master creator of quilts continues her work
Columbus, OH – Opponents of Ohio's death penalty now have a SECOND way to legally attack capitol punishment here. While several inmates are challenging the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process in FEDERAL court, TWO men who haven't even been HANDED the death penalty have been given the green light to challenge it in STATE court. That move has Ohio's attorney general seeing red. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports.
More bomb threats in Ohio - Unemployment assistance available for six counties hit by flooding - State officials say public tips about illegal games are pouring in - No holiday for one portion of state government - Longtime Ohio congressman dies - Former Buckeye returns as a Penguin
Columbus, OH – The 2007 Ohio State football season begins Saturday in Columbus with a game against Youngstown State, the school where Buckeye boss Jim Tressel's head coaching career began. Mike Foley has a preview.
Columbus, OH – Republican Mayoral candidate Bill Todd has criticized Democratic incumbent Michael Coleman for failing to hire a sufficient number of police officers. And to help drive that point home, Todd was recently joined by two Republican state lawmakers in announcing a proposal that would boost the number of qualified police and fire recruits in urban areas by offering forgiveable college loans. Alison Holm reports.
Columbus, OH – During a nine-day stretch in August, a fugitive hunt in the Columbus area that combines the efforts of federal, state and local police netted more arrests than the first two enforcement blitzes combined. Mike Foley has details.
Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is warning that electricity bills across Ohio will skyrocket in 2009, unless Ohio moves back toward government regulation of electricity rates. He's unveiled his own proposal for change, and it includes a move to encourage development of more alternative energy sources. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Second bomb threat at the University of Akron - Rescuers drill seventh hole at Utah mine - Annual effort to begin against raccoon rabies - Miami University scholarship has an important message behind it - Findlay damages likely in the millions - Euclid reworks city council - Florida and North Carolina among the top home games for OSU men's basketball