Ohio's health department says it's declaring a statewide outbreak of hepatitis A. 

An explosion has leveled a home in Ohio and critically injured two people who were inside.

The 10th Ohio District Court of Appeals has rejected an attempt to dismiss the state and city’s lawsuit against the Columbus Crew SC and owner Anthony Precourt. 

U.S. Marshals Service

U.S. Marshals have revealed the identity of an Eastlake man who killed himself in 2002 while using the name of an 8-year-old boy who died in a 1945 car accident. 

Ohio Public Radio

Proposed changes are coming to an Ohio House-passed bill cracking down on the payday lending industry. 

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio’s major cities have brodaband service, and some communities offer it free to residents.

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has hired a pair of consulting firms to study the feasibility of a Midwest hyperloop route that would run through Columbus. 

WCBE files

Two pro gun groups are making good on their threats to take legal action against the cities of Columbus and Cincinnati over recently passed weapons laws.

An astronomy park named for the late astronaut and U.S. Senator John Glenn opens today in Hocking Hills State Park. 

WCBE files

Columbus City Council is scheduled to introduce legislation on Monday designed to curb aggressive panhandling. 

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The Ohio House has passed a bill to reform criminal sentencing and strengthen probation monitoring. 

Despite declines at the state and national levels, existing home sales rose in the Columbus area last month. 


The National Transportation Safety Board says the plane that crashed into Lake Erie off Cleveland in 2016, killing all six central Ohioans onboard, issued multiple warnings about altitude.

The state has awarded historic preservation tax credits for a pair of local projects. 

State officials say the unemployment rate for central Ohio in May was 3.5 percent, up from a revised 3.3 percent in April. 

The state crime lab is offering to use its drones to take aerial photos of Ohio schools that could help police respond to an active shooter or another emergency.  

Toledo city officials are preparing a new lawsuit to fight the state over traffic enforcement cameras.

An Ohio man who tried to recruit members for the Islamic State group has been sentenced to 16 years in federal prison.

Smart Columbus is offering taxi cab companies 30 thousand dollars in rebates to add electric vehicles to their fleets.

Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio says he's opposed to the Trump administration's policy separating immigrant children from their parents at the Mexico border.

The North Canton telemarketing company whose Republican owner Ben Swarez was convicted in a campaign finance probe has organized employees and suppliers in a retaliatory effort to bring down two prominent Ohio Democrats. 

Shipping company DHL says it will close its facility on Spiegel Drive in Groveport on July 14, costing 260 people their jobs. 

Columbus Division of Police

A Franklin County judge has set a July 30th hearing for a suspected killer after the suspect failed to appear for a pre-trial hearing yesterday.

Ohio State University is shutting down its three-year-old Sexual Civility and Empowerment unit after finding it failed to properly document and report student sexual assault complaints. 

Upper Arlington Police

Authorities have charged a new suspect in Upper Arlington's first muder in several years.

The Olentangy School district and its teachers union have ratified a three-year contract. 

Some north Columbus residents are angry about neo-Nazi recruiting flyers in their neighborhood.  

The last of four people who staged a protest at last year's Columbus Pride Parade has been sentenced to one year of probation and 40 hours of community service. 

Franklin County Auditor

The Columbus City Schools board waited until the last day to start bidding on the former Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow headquarters last week.

The FBI says former Allen County Sheriff Sam Crish has been indicted on charges of accepting nearly 100 thousand dollars in bribes from drug dealers and others while in office.