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7:29 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Ohio Again Leads Nation In Tree City USA Communities

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources says the state remains the national leader in the number of Tree City USA communities with 242.

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7:27 am
Fri May 1, 2015

State To Start Building New Buckeye Lake Dam Next Year

Credit bizjournals.com

Ohio Department of Natural Resources officials say inspections of the failing Buckeye Lake dam will begin now to determine how many docks need to be removed.

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7:25 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Overdose Deaths Continue To Rise

The Ohio Department of Health says a record number of Ohioans died from heroin-related overdoses in 2013.

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7:02 am
Fri May 1, 2015

State Working To Deal With And Prevent Elder Abuse

As the population of people over the age of 60 rises, so do the number of abuse cases.

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6:56 am
Fri May 1, 2015

SUPCO Rules Cleveland "Jock Tax" Unconstitutional

The facility formerly called "Cleveland Browns Stadium"
Credit cleveland.com

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Cleveland's tax on professional athletes who work for short periods of time in the city unconstitutionally violates their due process rights. 

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6:39 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Bond Set For Hilliard Man Charged With Abusing Former Girlfriend

Jason Yarhouse
Credit Hilliard Division of Police

Bond is set at 1.25 million dollars for a Hilliard man charged with attacking his former girlfriend last month.

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6:35 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Community Relations Board Member Reprimanded For Social Media Postings

Blaine Griffin
Credit clecityhall.com

Cleveland Community Relations Board chair Blaine Griffin has been reprimanded and has issued an apology for several social media postings that referenced other sites of tension between police and the public and invited comments on whether the city should "be burned down."

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6:27 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Hocking College Selects New President

Betty Young
Credit hocking.edu

Hocking College in Nelsonville has promoted its interim president to take over on a full-time basis.

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6:24 am
Fri May 1, 2015

City Files Complaint Against Owners Of Closed Motel

Columbus city prosecutors have filed a contempt of court complaint against the owners of a closed North Side motel.

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6:15 am
Fri May 1, 2015

Arizona Fire Official Charged With Killing Two Central Ohioans

David Watson
Credit nydailynews.com

A fire captain in Tucson, Arizona has been charged with killing two central Ohioans.

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6:11 am
Fri May 1, 2015

New BWC Billing System Begins In July

A new billing system will change how private businesses pay their workers' compensation premiums.

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11:02 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Police Protest Planned In Cincinnati Tonight

Credit blacklivesmatter.org

Dozens of people will stage a demonstration tonight in downtown Cincinnati, protesting the Baltimore, Maryland police in-custody death of Freddy Gray.

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7:29 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Update: OSU Drum Major Coach Facing Sexual Assault Charges

Stewart Kitchen
Credit Columbus Division of Police

A judge today set the coach's bond at 50 thousand dollars.

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7:26 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Bob Evans To Close 20 Restaurants

New-Albany based Bob Evans Farms says it will close 20 restaurants due to poor sales.

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7:17 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Local Man Sentenced For Assaulting Child

Scott Spencer
Credit Delaware County Sheriff's Office

The man convicted of assaulting a teenage girl in a Delaware County park was sentenced yesterday to two years in prison.

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7:15 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Plans In Works For Second Terminal At Port Columbus

Credit experiencecolumbus.com

Renovations to the terminal at Port Columbus are wrapping up as officials plan for a major expansion project. 

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7:12 am
Thu April 30, 2015

ALA Gives Failing Marks For Franklin County's Air Quality

Franklin County's air quality is getting a failing grade in the American Lung Association's "State of the Air 2015" report.

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7:08 am
Thu April 30, 2015

GOP Lawmakers Trying Again To Pass Voter Photo ID Bill

For the third time, conservative Republicans in the Ohio House are proposing legislation requiring voters to show photo ID at the polls.

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6:40 am
Thu April 30, 2015

Governor Signs Executive Order Creating Police Advisory Board

The governor's police task force
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has issued an executive order creating a state community-police advisory board.

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6:36 am
Thu April 30, 2015

SUPCO Rejects Public Records Request Involving Columbus Police

Adam Saleh
Credit Columbus Division of Police

The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to dismiss a lawsuit against Columbus police seeking the complete files of a long-closed criminal case.

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