The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed defenseman Seth Jones to a $32.4 million, six-year contract. 

Andy Chow Ohio Public Radio

Youth services advocates say there’s a big problem in the state - parents who are desperate to get expensive or hard-to-get support for their children end up giving the kids over to the state to get them the help they need.

State Tax Credits Will Help Preserve Buildings In Columbus

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The Ohio Development Services Agency says historic preservation tax credits will help preserve the old Municipal Power Plant on Nationwide Boulevard in Columbus and 38 other old buildings around the state.

OSU Band Instructor Sentenced To Three Years For Rape

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A former Ohio State University drum major instructor accused of raping a female student has been sentenced to three years in prison after pleading guilty to sexual battery.  

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A Local Government Innovation grant is helping foster a collaboration between Franklin University and seven central Ohio law enforcement agencies.

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Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump talked about job creation last night during a speech at the Ohio University campus in St. Clairsville.

Kasich Won't Attend RNC

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Ohio Governor John Kasich says he will not attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next month.

Dayton Police

The man charged with fatally shooting his pastor brother in a Dayton church office last February has been found mentally competent to stand trial.

Columbus police have identified the person killed when someone fired a weapon during a home invasion early Tuesday on the west side.

State Auditor David Yost says a 48 thousand dollar audit of Ohio's food stamp program found roughly 31 thousand in questionable costs, including benefits used by dead people and duplicate payments.

Cleveland Browns legend and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown has accepted a 600 thousand dollar settlement offer from video game maker Electronic Arts to end his lawsuit alleging the company illegally used his likeness in its football game.

The Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles says deputy registrars will soon accept credit cards as payment, following years worth of requests by the public.

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An inmate at the Lebanon Correctional Institution has been indicted on charges of  killing his cellmate.

A Fairfield County church is collecting donations to help flood victims in West Virginia.

Hilliard Police

The former Hilliard school teacher convicted of inappropriately touching one of his students will serve two years' probation.

Columbus City Council last night approved legislation related to the bond package voters will see on the November ballot.

A Columbus City Schools committee has recommended two operating levy plans for the fall ballot that would raise the property taxes of a 100 thousand dollar home by 18 percent.

WCBE has learned that Columbus police officers will soon be equipped with the heroin overdose antidote Narcan.

Muskingum University

The former Muskingum University student accused of giving birth in a sorority house bathroom and killing the child  has been sentenced to life in prison.

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory is calling for a review of oversight of the U.S. National Whitewater Center following the death of a Westerville teenager who contracted a rare brain infection after she visited the park last month.