New Albany-based Abercrombie & Fitch has agreed to pay 158 thousand dollars to settle a Justice Department complaint claiming the clothier discriminated against an undocumented immigrant by requiring her to present a green card when she applied for a job.
The Cuyahoga County prosecutor's office says the county sheriff's department will conduct an independent investigation of the white Cleveland police officers involved in the November death of an African-American woman who had a seizure because of mental health problems.
Federal prosecutors have subpoenaed Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman for records related to a probe of a former red-light camera company executive who has pleaded guilty to bribing city officials in Columbus and Cincinnati.
Ohio lawmakers are delaying any action on a resolution urging baseball's commissioner to reinstate all-time hits leader Pete Rose and make the former Cincinnati Reds star eligible for the Hall of Fame.
The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections is renewing a contract to feed the state's 50,000 prison inmates with a company whose early troubles getting the job done led to criticism over privatizing the service.
There will likely be a funding increase for K-12 public education in the next state budget, since lawmakers scrapped Goveror John Kasich’s proposal that would have resulted in less money for half the state’s more than 600 school districts.
Democratic Columbus City Council President and Mayoral Candidate Andy Ginther yesterday accused the media of misrepresenting the facts of a federal bribery case that links contributions from the former CEO of a red-light camera company to the campaigns of elected officials in Columbus and Cincinnati.
Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he has donated to charity a campaign contribution he received from the head of a white supremacist organization linked to the killing of nine African-Americans in a South Carolina church last week.