Ten states - including Ohio - are suing the federal government over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender students to use restrooms and locker rooms conforming to their gender identity.

The 6th Ohio District Court of Appeals has upheld the City of Toledo's right to use traffic enforcement cameras, though the issue is headed for the state's Supreme Court.

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Columbus Firefighters and American Red Cross members will be installing free smoke alarms and delivering safety information Saturday in the Franklinton area.

Hocking County Sheriff's Office

A southern Ohio physician has been arrested on charges of illegally distributing drugs.

Dublin-based Wendy's now says hackers were able to steal customer's credit and debit card information from roughly one thousand restaurants.

U.S. Attorney's Office

Another member of the Short North Posse gang will serve prison time.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

One of the Columbus men convicted of two gang rapes will serve 15 years prison.

U.S. Attorney's Office

A West Chester man has pleaded guilty to plotting attacks against a U.S. military official and a police station.

University and government researchers are predicting the toxic algae bloom in the western basin of Lake Erie this summer will be considerably smaller than in recent years.

State of Ohio

An African-American Warrensville Heights police officer was so upset by Tuesday's fatal police shooting of a black man in Louisiana she posted a video of herself reacting to it, saying we should all be "held accountable for our actions."

A new study by a charter school backer says Ohio students who moved to private schools under the state's EdChoice scholarship program tended to perform significantly worse on state reading and math tests compared with public school students.

The Ohio Department of Transportation now says the closed I-270 southbound ramp to westbound U.S. Route 33 on the north side will reopen tomorrow, weather permitting.


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is defending his weekend tweet that many say was anti-Semitic. 


A federal jury in Columbus says chemical giant DuPont acted with malice by dumping C8 from its Washington Works plant West Virginia into the Ohio River.

Lucas County Sheriff's Office

Federal prosecutors say the former Ohio State University student jailed in Lucas County has been indicted on charges of trying to arrange the murder of a federal judge overseeing his case. 

American Red Cross chapters in central Ohio and around the county are issuing an urgent call for blood donations.

The University of Akron executive behind the school's failed rebranding effort has been fired.

Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose is suing the attorney whose investigative report got him a lifetime ban from baseball for gambling, alleging defamation by saying on the radio Rose raped young teen girls during spring training.

Hocking County Sheriff's Office

The Republican candidate for Hocking County prosecutor has withdrawn from the race after pleading guilty to obstructing official business and criminal trespassing.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and aggravated robbery charges for his role in a fatal robbery.