A New York-based foundation says it will pay off the mortgage on the home of fallen Westerville police officer Eric Joering.

Former Cleveland Indians player John "Tito" Francona died unexpectedly Tuesday night in his Pennsylvania home at the age of 84.

Columbus City Council this week approved legislation giving 75 thousand dollars to the Community Shelter Board to support a program fighting infant mortality.

Organizers of The New Albany Classic say they're being forced to end the equestrian event because of a scheduling conflict with the World Equestrian Games.

Ohio State University has indefinitely suspended another fraternity for hazing and alcohol violations allegedly committed after the school issued a temporary ban on activities last fall.

The lone female Democratic gubernatorial candidate is leaving the race to endorse rival Rich Cordray.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Ohio’s drug overdose death rate rose 39 percent between mid-2016 and mid-2017 — the third-largest increase of any state.

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The suspect in the murders of two Westerville police officers may not live to go on trial.

A now-fired Newcomerstown police officer has been sentenced to three months in jail for shooting himself last April and falsely claiming he'd been wounded during a traffic stop.

Former Akron police Chief James Nice won't be able to work as an officer in the future after pleading guilty Tuesday to unauthorized use of a police data base. 

The Ohio Channel

Attorneys for the now-closed Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow and the Ohio Department of Education traded jabs before the Ohio Supreme Court yesterday over how the state should fund schools and if that funding should be tied to just enrollment or student participation.

Akron Public Schools superintendent David James is defending himself against allegations the district improperly handles student behavior and discipline.

A Franklin County jury has convicted three people who confronted police after blocking the path of the Columbus Pride Parade last summer of disorderly conduct. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Federal authorities say tips from the community, social media and a gun trace led to the arrest of the man accused of providing the weapon used to kill two Westerville police officers. 

Columbus police have identified the officer and the victim of an officer-involved shooting Saturday night on the Hilltop.

The University of Cincinnati's president says white nationalist Richard Spencer's plan to speak on campus during spring break is no longer an option. 

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Former Ohio State and Columbus Quest star Katie Smith has been named one of six inductees into the Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame.

Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

A new protocol being used in Columbus to treat sudden cardiac arrest patients has shown promising results.

The Ohio Board of Education has voted to recoup more than 19 million dollars in overpayments to the state’s largest online charter school operator, which closed last month. 

Ohio Public Radio

Republican state Auditor David Yost says he has found problems with the process for scoring applications for medical marijuana cultivator licenses.

Some Republican state lawmakers are preparing to propose legislation  giving tax breaks to the surviving spouses of first  responders killed in the line of duty. 

Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House soon plan to introduce a bill sending to college a group of kids whose parents are addicted to opioids and other drugs. 

Hocking County authorities say no one was injured when a portion of an abandoned coal mine collapsed in Murray City Sunday morning.

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Westerville police have filed charges against the suspect accused of killing two officers on Saturday. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The black Columbus man seen in a viral video being kicked by a white police officer who was later fired has been arrested and charged with spitting on a different officer. 

One person is dead after an officer-involved shooting on the Hilltop Saturday night. 

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Westerville police have identified a 30-year-old man as a suspect in Saturday's fatal shootings of two officers, and released reports showing authorities have had several dealings with him, some involving alleged domestic violence.

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for a man convicted of killing three down-and-out men lured by fake online job offers.

A federal appeals court has ruled in favor of a male student who says he was unfairly disciplined by Miami University's sexual-assault policy. 


Authorities want the public's help finding the person who spray painted words including "Go Home," "Trump America" and (Muslim) "terrorist" on a vehicle belonging to someone of Middle Eastern descent in Cincinnati's Sayler Park neighborhood.