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Two men accused of live-streaming a threat to shoot up their Central Ohio neighborhood if their video feed topped 100 viewers have pleaded guilty to inducing panic.  

Columbus police say nine people were treated for heroin overdoses Tuesday in the Linden neighborhood, raising the possibility a new, more potent form of the drug is being sold in the city. 

Ohio Public Radio

A proposed bill amending Ohio's medical marijuana program is designed to answer the question of what would happen to an Ohioan who purchases medicinal cannabis out of state and uses it here.

Ohio Public Radio

The Obama Administration's plan to fight climate change is being challenged in federal court by Republican-led governments in several states, including Ohio. 

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A day after the People's Justice Project and other protestors packed City Hall and halted a Columbus City Council meeting, relatives of two African-Americans killed by police met with reporters.

An Ashtabula County Sheriff's deputy has been fired after a grand jury indicted him on charges of beating two all-terrain vehicle riders who led authorities on a chase.

sandusky-county.com

A panel of Ohio judges has moved to suspend Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer, who faces nearly four-dozen criminal charges.

An Ohio law taking effect today speeds up the process for foreclosing on vacant and abandoned properties.

fhfa.gov

The federal government has extended the deadline for Ohio homeowners to apply for a home refinancing program designed to help those hurt by the foreclosure crisis.

freep.com

Documentary filmmaker Michael Moore says he's not allowed to perform a one-man show about the presidential race at Newark's Midland Theatre because theater officials consider him too controversial.

earthrounders.com

Saki Chen landed her single-engine plane at the Cuyahoga County Airport yesterday, realizing a five-year dream to fly around the world.

harrisonscottkey.com

A Georgia author is this year's winner of the Thurber Prize for American Humor.

sportingnews.com

Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce will dot the "i" in the marching band's Script Ohio performance during the homecoming game this Saturday.

Ross County Sheriff's Office

Ross County Sheriff's deputies have recaptured a teen who escaped from the county's juvenile detention center over the weekend.

Union County Prosecutor's Office

A former Ohio National Guard Major from Marysville is appealing his conviction of sexually abusing three adopted daughters.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati says sufficient evidence exists to revive a lawsuit against a former prison doctor for the 2011 suicide of an inmate under his care.

cbsnews.com

A federal district judge has rejected the Highland Local School District's challenge to the Obama Administration's rule on transgender restrooms.

Charges are pending against a 16-year-old Pickaway County boy accused of stabbing his mother. 

ohioorganizing.org

More than 100 protesters stormed the Columbus City Council stage tonight, demanding justice for Tyre King and Henry Green - two black teens shot and killed by Columbus police earlier this year.

A state review has found that enrollment at Ohio's largest online charter school is nearly 60 percent lower than originally reported.  

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