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8:09 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Some Ohio Same-Sex Couples Heading To Indiana To Wed

An eastern Indiana county that abuts Ohio issued more than half of its marriage licenses for same-sex couples last year to gay and lesbian couples from Ohio.  

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8:00 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Preparations Underway For Rock Hall Induction Ceremony 2015

Preparations are underway for the 30th annual induction ceremony for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, which returns to Cleveland, this spring. 

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7:32 pm
Mon January 5, 2015

Prison Oversight Committee Highlights Video Of Lucasville Aftermath

A state legislative prisons inspection committee is drawing attention to a series of videos it recently discovered that provide a detailed look at the aftermath of the 1993 Lucasville prison riot. 

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10:07 am
Mon January 5, 2015

131st General Assembly Begins

99 members of the Ohio House and 33 Senators start their jobs in the 131st General Assembly today. 

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10:02 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Tea Partyer Set To Challenge House Speaker Boehner

Louie Gohmert

A tea partyer who's been an outspoken critic of U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio says he'll challenge Boehner for the job when the new Congress convenes Tuesday. 

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9:58 am
Mon January 5, 2015

Small Underground Explosions In Downtown Columbus

The fire department says issues with underground electrical vaults are suspected after small explosions were heard in downtown Columbus. 

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2:24 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Sheriff: Body Found In River Matches Description Of Missing Woman

Shasta Himelrick
Credit Chillicothe Gazette

The Ross County Sheriff says a body recovered from the Scioto River on Friday matches the description of a missing pregnant woman.

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2:20 am
Sat January 3, 2015

Online Fundraising Campaign For Deceased Toddler's Funeral Launched

Cameron Beckford
Credit Associated Press

A relative of a Maryland toddler found dead in Big Walnut creek on Wednesday is raising funds to pay for his funeral and other expenses.

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6:16 pm
Fri January 2, 2015

Kasich V Legislature: 2015 Preview

Ohio Senate President Keith Faber (L) and Ohio Governor John Kasich
Credit ohiocitizen.org

2015 is shaping up to be a year of conflict between Ohio Governor John Kasich and his fellow Republicans who control the state legislature.

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6:40 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Mayor Coleman Discusses His Future

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman
Credit Facebook

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says bringing the 2016 Democratic National Convention to the city is priority one, two and three for his final year in office.

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6:35 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Local Flu Hospitalizations Hit Record

Columbus Public Health officials say 101 people were hospitalized for the flu from December 20 through December 27, the largest weekly number since the agency started keeping records in 2009.

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6:26 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Brice Officials Were Warned Not To Create New Traffic Fine System

Recently released documents show the central Ohio village of Brice was warned against creating a new system for collecting money from traffic fines.

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6:24 am
Fri January 2, 2015

OHP: 2014 Traffic Fatalities Expected To Decline

The Ohio Highway Patrol says preliminary data shows the number of traffic deaths in 2014 probably will not be another record low. 

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6:16 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Local Teacher, Spouse Killed In Traffic Crash

Alicia Chaves
Credit newslocker.com

Grief counselors will be on hand at the Columbus Academy when classes resume next week after the death of a teacher. 

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6:15 am
Fri January 2, 2015

Man Injured After Crashing Into Columbus Police Cruiser

Columbus police say a man is hospitalized after crashing into a cruiser while driving under the influence early Thursday morning. 

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3:57 pm
Wed December 31, 2014

Body Of Missing Boy Found In Big Walnut Creek

Cameron Beckford
Credit Associated Press

Police say the body of a 14-month-old boy missing in central Ohio has been found.

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9:34 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Mom Who Says She Left Boy On Porch Faces Charges

Dainesha Stevens
Credit Associated Press

A woman accused of abandoning a 14-month-old Maryland boy on the front porch of a stranger's home in Columbus is scheduled to be arraigned on a child endangerment charge as police searching for him warn he may be dead.  

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9:31 am
Wed December 31, 2014

Coleman Talks About Education And Changes In Columbus City Schools

After voters in 2012 defeated the Columbus City Schools levy that Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman championed, Coleman proposed the creation of a cabinet-level Education Department to improve public and private education in the city. 

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9:35 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Changes To Severance Tax Derailed This Year

Credit cleveland.com

Raising the severance tax on oil and gas drillers has been a major issue in Ohio.

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5:26 pm
Tue December 30, 2014

Cleveland NAACP Doubts City Will Keep Pressure On Police

Michael Nelson
Credit cleveland.com

A top official with the Cleveland branch of the NAACP says he has no confidence the city will make changes within the police department without federal oversight.  

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