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6:47 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Jail Inmate Attacker Sentenced

Zachary Butler
Credit Champaign County Sheriff

A judge has sentenced a man accused in the death of a central Ohio child-rape suspect after a jail assault to five years in prison.

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6:44 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Ohio Senate Committee Holds Confirmation Hearing On ODH Director Nominee

Rick Hodges testifies before Ohio Senate committee
Credit Ohio Public Radio

An Ohio Senate Committee yesterday approved Governor John Kasich's nominee for state health director, paving the way for a floor-vote.

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6:32 am
Thu November 13, 2014

Majority Republicans Choose State Legislative Leaders

From left to right are lawmakers Mike Dovilla, Cliff Rosenberger , Barbara Sears and Ron Amstutz
Credit Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio General Assembly have elected their slate of leaders for next year's legislative session.

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9:47 am
Wed November 12, 2014

Board Considers Major Rule Change For Music, Art, Other School Positions

The Ohio Board of Education meets at the Greater Columbus Convention Center
Andy Chow

A pending vote from the state’s top education leaders could have major ramifications on local schools. 

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11:50 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Threats Prompt Bans At Local High School

Washington Court House High School
Credit washingtonch.k.12.oh.us

Officials at Washington Court House High School have banned students from bringing backpacks and cell phones into the building after a string of threats were made on an anonymous social media app.

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11:46 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Rising Local Homeless Family Rate Bucks National Trend

The rate of family homelessness in central Ohio is rising despite a national decline.

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7:13 am
Tue November 11, 2014

City Council Settles Police-Related Lawsuit, Approves Four Tax Breaks

Columbus City Council last night approved spending 150 thousand dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by a woman who was accidentally shot by police officers in the Arena District in July of 2012.

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7:01 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Police Officials Clear Cops Involved In Clintonville Shooting Of Wrondoing

The Columbus Police Firearms Review Board says seven officers acted within division policy during a Clintonville shootout in May of last year that killed two people.

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6:54 am
Tue November 11, 2014

Alleged Central Ohio Drug Trafficker Arrested In Indiana

Credit ice.gov

A central Ohio man is awaiting extradition from Indiana to face drug dealing charges.

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6:52 am
Tue November 11, 2014

OU Settles Lawsuit Filed In Wake Of Student's Death

Ohio University will pay 1 million dollars to settle a wrongful death lawsuit filed by the father of a student who died of bacterial meningitis in 2010. 

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10:51 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Grants For Programs Helping Teens And Women On Council Agenda

ohiohealth.org

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve spending 450-thousand dollars on two programs that help underprivileged youth and pregnant women. 

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10:43 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Ohio Farmers See Big Jump In Property Taxes

Lowell Wolff talks about rising property taxes on his dairy farm near Mallet Creek, Ohio
Credit miamiherald.com

Ohio farmers are seeing  their property taxes increase at a time when grain prices along with demand for  corn and soy beans have declined. 

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10:41 am
Mon November 10, 2014

Ohio To Add More Housing For Recovering Addicts

The state plans to invest 10 million dollars to expand housing options for recovering drug addicts. 

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2:37 am
Sat November 8, 2014

Lawsuit Blames Bob Evans Meatloaf For Deaths Of Former WV Lawmaker, Husband

Virginia Starcher
Credit dailymail.co.uk

A lawsuit blames a Bob Evans restaurant's bad meatloaf for the deaths of a former West Virginia state lawmaker and her husband.

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2:22 am
Sat November 8, 2014

State Releases Casino Revenue Figures For October

Total revenue at Ohio's four casinos rose slightly from September to October, but is down nearly 9 percent compared with a year ago.

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6:40 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

Political Scientists Say Good News Lies Ahead For Ohio Democrats

Ohio Democrats haven’t had too much to cheer about this week after staggering losses at the polls Tuesday. 

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6:38 pm
Fri November 7, 2014

SUPCO: Person May Not Be Charged With Attempted Felony Murder

Credit Ohio Supreme Court

The Ohio Supreme Court has settled the question of whether a person be charged with unintentionally trying to commit an intentional murder. 

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7:14 am
Fri November 7, 2014

More Ohio Communities Vote To Curb Corporate Political Power

Voters in Mentor and Chagrin Falls on Tuesday overwhelmingly approved ordinances calling on Congress to enact a constitutional amendment declaring corporations are not people and money does not equate to free speech.

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7:03 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Police Shoot Two People At Known South Side Drug House

A Columbus police officer shot and wounded a man and a woman through the door of a known drug house after the officer's hand was slammed in the door and trapped.

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6:57 am
Fri November 7, 2014

Consultant Recommends Upgrades Of Franklin County Water System

Consultants are telling Franklin County Commissioners major upgrades of the county's water system are needed, and rates could increase as a result.

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