The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the sale of the Lake Erie Correctional Institution in Conneaut to Nashville-based Corrections Corporation of America in 2011 did not violate the state constitution.  


Last year, frustrated parents spurred a movement by pulling their kids out of the annual standardized tests.

Authorities have identified the man they say attacked people with a machete during dinnertime at a central Ohio restaurant and was shot by a policeman after fleeing the scene.

A white Fairborn police officer has been suspended for posting a controversial comment on social media earlier this week.


The Columbus City Schools and Columbus Public Health have launched a campaign to get students vaccinations.

Cincinnati-based Kroger is following the lead of the CVS pharmacy chain in making the heroin overdose antidote naloxone available at its stores without a prescription.

Columbus Division of Police

The serial armed robber Columbus police have dubbed the "Monster Mobster" has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Logan County Sheriff's Office

A Logan County man has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a teen party guest.

Licking County Sheriff's Office

A Licking County woman has pleaded not guilty to charges of having sex with a teenage boy.


State officials are working on a plan to rid the Rhodes State Office Tower in downtown Columbus of legionella bacteria.

The Columbus Partnership will remove a request for Ohio taxpayers to pay 5 million dollars to build a facility for the Cleveland Browns at Ohio State University for summer training camp.

Columbus police officers shot and killed a man who authorities say randomly attacked people at a restaurant with a machete last night.


The Columbus Blue Jackets yesterday signed defenseman Ryan Murray to a two-year, 5.65 million dollar contract extension.

A trial date has been set for the white University of Cincinnati police officer who shot and killed a black motorist after a traffic stop last July.

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson has apologized to the Tamir Rice family for trying to charge them 500 dollars for ems and ambulance services received when he was shot in 2014.

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate P.G. Sittenfeld received an endorsement that could be a boost to his campaign.  Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports he's getting a little help from former Ohio Governor Dick Celeste.  

Chief Justice Maureen O'Connor of the Ohio Supreme Court says the goal of a court task force is better operation and understanding of grand juries. 

Franklin County prosecutors say grave markers, beer kegs, copper wire and tons of shredded plastic have been recovered in an investigation into illegal scrap yard activities. Jim Letizia reports.

Ohio Governor John Kasich finished 2nd in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary on Tuesday.

Reynoldsburg Police

Bond is set at one million for the Reynoldsburg man accused of squeezing a toddler to death.