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A group of residents in the western Franklin County village of Brice is asking state lawmakers to dissolve the community, saying it's nothing more than a speed trap. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Authorities have charged the Pickerington motorist who was shot by a Franklin County Sheriff's deputy last Saturday during a road rage incident on I-270.

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Arraignment is scheduled today for the man accused of starting a fatal house fire in Akron last week that killed seven of his neighbors.

Marion County Sheriff's deputies today resume the search for a kayaker presumed dead after his friend's body was found floating in the Scioto River near Marion.

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The Society of American Military Engineers continues its annual Joint Engineer Training Conference today in Columbus.

Ohio Public Radio

Some state officials have talked about tapping Ohio's 2 billion dollar rainy day fund to help with the budget and combat the opioid crisis.

The City of Columbus, OhioHealth, and the Ohio Department of Transportation are collaborating on a series of public infrastructure projects to improve access within the North Broadway and Olentangy River Road corridors.

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 1.4 million dollars to purchase storage equipment for police dashboard and body camera videos.

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Nearly 100 protesters tried to present a symbolic 5 thousand dollar check to Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther during a city hall demonstration last night.

Pike County Sheriff's Office

A judge has dismissed evidence tampering and vandalism charges against the brother of one of the eight victims of last year's Pike County slayings.

State of Ohio

A Republican State Representative has introduced a bill easing penalties for carrying a concealed handgun on school grounds and other gun-free sites.

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A Champaign County judge has ruled the teen charged in the West Liberty High School shootings last January is competent to stand trial.

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The Ohio Attorney General's office has approved the petition summary submitted by the group behind a ballot proposal to change the way the state's congressional districts are drawn.

Athens County Sheriff's Office

Athens County Sheriff's deputies say a couple convicted of abusing their infant daughter has been arrested in Franklin County. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Bond is set at 350 thousand dollars for two local men charged with attempting to influence a rape victim from testifying against a brother of one of them.

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Wright State University near Dayton plans to lay off 70 employees and eliminate 100 vacant jobs to cut 14 million dollars from its budget. 

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation is probing a deputy-involved shooting in Franklin County over the weekend during a road rage incident on I-270.  

Marion police say a teen was killed over the weekend after jumping from a cliff at Quarry Park.  

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Bands and music fans at a weekend rock festival where Soundgarden had been scheduled to headline are paying tribute to frontman Chris Cornell.

supremecourt.ohio.gov

Ohio Supreme Court Justice William O'Neill says it's time for the state to decriminalize marijuana.

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Vice President Mike Pence told military members at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton the Trump administration's budget coming out next week will include the largest increase in defense spending since the days of Ronald Reagan.

West Chester-based AK Steel Holding Corporation will receive up to 1.8 million dollars from the U.S. Department of Energy to develop an advanced electrical steel that could be used in hybrid electric vehicles. 

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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration has proposed a 280 thousand dollar fine against Republic Steel for violations over lead exposure and hazards caused by unsafe machinery at its plant in Canton.

heavy.com

Licking County Municipal Court officials say lapses in protocol and judgment led to a domestic violence suspect being released early from jail weeks before he killed his alleged assault victim, a police chief and a third person.

Associated Press

A Franklin County grand jury has voted not to indict a white Columbus police officer for fatally shooting a 13-year-old African-American boy after a suspected robbery last year. 

Ohio Public Radio

The CEO of one of Ohio’s largest energy providers made a rare appearance before state lawmakers, pleading for nuclear plant subsidies. 

Ohio's unemployment rate fell by a tenth of a point to 5 percent in April.

A new study showshealthcare changes proposed by Congressional Republicans will have a harmful effect on the tax credits and subsidies rural Ohioans receive. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to shooting and wounding two teens following a Linden Mckinley High School football game last fall.

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The owners of an ethanol refinery in Marion plan to expand the facility.

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