Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Harrisburg couple has been charged in connection with a local death.

One of the victims of last year's Ohio State Fair ride accident will collect nearly 2 million dollars.  

The American Lung Association's latest air quality report released today shows mixed results for Ohio. 

Chicago Tribune

State authorities say a New Albany priest under investigation for exchanging inappropriate texts with a teenager and misuse of church funds left at least two suicide notes before killing himself last December in Chicago.

The U.S. Supreme Court says it won't grant a new trial to a former Republican Ohio lawmaker convicted of defrauding investors out of nearly 5 million dollars. 

Ohio House of Representatives

Republican legislative leaders from at least four states have acknowledged taking part in a summer trip to London with lobbyists and Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger, who resigned last week amid a federal probe of his activities.

Former Ohio Congressman and current Democratic gubernatorial Candidate Dennis Kucinich has reported 2017 speaking income from a group with sympathies toward the Syrian government. 

The state's largest online charter school operator is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to overturn a Franklin County Court of Appeals ruling that the Ohio Board of Education legally ordered it to repay 60 million dollars in state aid. 

After a months-long delay, the Columbus City Schools have once again agreed to sell Indianola Middle School to Ohio State University.

Federal investigators are searching for the cause of Monday's fatal plane crash in Coshocton County.  

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies are investigating a suspicious death in Harrisburg. 

Ohio Public Radio

County leaders are protesting the state's strict boundary lines for wind turbines. 

Columbus City Schools

The Columbus Board of Education has again put the fate of the Indianola Middle School property back on its agenda - more than six months after it unanimously approved a deal with Ohio State University.  

Athens police are fire officials are investigating the cause of Sunday's explosion of an apartment building in the 100 block of West Union Street.

General Motors says it will eliminate second shift production of the Chevy Cruze at the Lordstown plant by the end of June, which could cost as many as 15 hundred workers their jobs. 

Franklin County Common Pleas Court

A Franklin County judge has ruled the videotaped testimony of a local woman who died two years after she was doused in gasoline and set ablaze can be used at her former fiancee's trial.

Five Cleveland police supervisors have pleaded not guilty to misdemeanor charges for failing to supervise a high-speed chase that ended with a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire and the deaths of two unarmed black people in November 2012. 


Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan is considering a run for Speaker of the U.S. House.

Buzz Aldrin never said he saw aliens during his voyage to the moon, despite a recent online story claiming he passed a "lie detector test" confirming a close encounter.

A group that advocates for low-income Ohioans has issued its annual report on poverty in the state.  

Ohio is one of the top five states in the nation for job cuts in the first quarter of the year, according to an analysis by the executive firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas. 

Outgoing University of Akron President Matthew Wilson is one of four finalists to become president of Utah Valley University. 

A federal judge has ordered the U.S. EPA to get to work on stopping the growth of  future algae blooms in Lake Erie.  

Heath police say one man was shot and killed and a woman was wounded early Thursday inside of a Conn Way Drive home.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says a Bloom-Carroll high school student charged in the traffic-crash death of her classmate was driving more than 90 miles-per-hour when the accident happened last month. 

Ohio House of Representatives

Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger is stepping down immediately, moving up the May 1 resignation he announced earlier this week amid talk of an FBI investigation into his activities with payday lending industry lobbyists. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County jury has acquitted one of two men charged in a fatal shootout on I-70 near James Road in 2016.  

WCBE files

Former U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio says he's had a change of heart on marijuana and will promote its nationwide legalization. 

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Rich Cordray says it was "highly inappropriate" for Ohio Attorney General and GOP gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine to call Republican Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger in the middle of a federal investigation and the exchange should be investigated.

The Ohio Department of Commerce says not all of the state's medical marijuana growers, manufacturers and dispensaries will be operational by the September 8 legislated deadline.