Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado.

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The University of Cincinnati has hired an outside monitor to oversee reform of its police department after the fatal 2015 shooting of an unarmed black motorist by a white now-former campus officer.

Ohio is moving its death row for the third time in a little over a decade.


Hilliard and Columbus police are searching for a man they say attacked a Hilliard City Schools bus driver with a knife, sexually assaulted her and then fled. 

Columbus police shot and wounded a bank robbery suspect after he allegedly raised a gun at officers following a short vehicle pursuit on the northwest side.

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There have been reports of internet disruption across the East Coast of the United States after a key firm was hit by a cyberattack.  

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus woman is behind bars, accused of selling a deadly dose of heroin.

Plans are in the works to reduce traffic congestion in Delaware County.

Ohio's unemployment rate for September is 4.8 percent, an increase of one-tenth of a point from August.

Existing home sales rose in September on the state and national levels, but declined locally.


Two Columbus teenagers have been charged with shooting two Linden-McKinley STEM Academy students last week.

Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Fire officials say the Lieutenant struck by lightning outside of the Columbus Crew's stadium in 2012 died Thursday from an infection he contracted from his injuries.

State of Ohio

A federal district judge has ruled thousands of Ohio voters improperly removed from the rolls may cast provisional ballots this November.


A Newark City Schools second-grader says a substitute teacher threatened to cut off students' heads and bury them if they misbehaved.

An Ashville man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison under a plea deal after prosecutors say  thrift store worker found photos of him sexually assaulting a toddler in a tote bag he donated to a charitable organization.


A new state advisory group on drones will create a policy that law enforcement agencies may use as a model when setting up their own policies.


Former Warren city auditor Anthony Natale, found guilty of sending an ex-employer an envelope containing white powder that turned out to be harmless, has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison. 


A former Licking County Sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to two years' probation for sexual harassment. 


A former Ohio Highway Patrol post commander accused of stalking a subordinate's wife after an affair has been charged with finding or keeping personal information about 10 other women obtained from a law enforcement database without authorization.


The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says two-thirds of retail pharmacies now offer the drug overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription.