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A Columbus man was sentenced yesterday to life in prison for raping the two young daughters of his girlfriend as she stood by and participated in some of the assaults.

University of Akron President Scott Scarborough is resigning after the board of trustees decided the school needs new leadership.

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The Ohio Highway Patrol says 11 people died on the roads over the four-day Memorial Day weekend, down from 16 during the same period last year and 13 the previous year.

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Trial is underway in federal district court in Columbus on a lawsuit alleging links between human illnesses and DuPont discharging C8 into the Ohio River.


A video that shows a possible UFO over Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton has gone viral. 

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A Grove City church says a missionary has been killed in Cambodia.

The U.S. Census Bureau says Delaware County is the fastest growing county in Ohio.

An independent candidate has entered the U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Rob Portman and Democratic challenger Ted Strickland.

The family of a boy who survived a 15-foot fall into a gorilla exhibit at the Cincinnati Zoo says he is home from the hospital and doing fine.

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A national group has dropped its effort to put a medical marijuana issue on the fall ballot.

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It's not unusual to see exchanges between lawmakers get heated. But a face-to-face altercation inside the House Chamber between the Republican speaker and a high-ranking Democrat reached an unsettling new level.

A North Carolina police department has rescinded its offer to send 50 police officers to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland citing concerns about insurance coverage and the city's level of preparedness. 

A Cincinnati abortion clinic has received state permission to continue operating despite not having a required transfer agreement with a nearby hospital for emergencies. 

A northeast Ohio woman accused of falsely registering more than 30 people to vote has been indicted on charges of voter registration fraud after an investigation started when election officials found at last five dead people's names among new registrations.

Officials say a planned wind-farm project in Lake Erie has received a $40 million federal grant for construction costs. 

Dublin-based Wendy's says Todd Penegor is now the company's CEO and president, a move that was previously announced late last year.

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Columbus police say they have arrested one suspect in a series of rapes on the west side.

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State officials will let the water level rise by two feet in Buckeye Lake after keeping it low for over a year as a precaution because of it's deteriorating earthen dam.

The Triple-A auto club predicts nearly 1.5 million Ohioans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Memorial Day weekend.

The City of Columbus is offering people an incentive to help remove trash from local parks.