A judge's custody ruling opens up the possibility a transgender teen in Hamilton County will receive hormone therapy despite his parents' opposition. 

Knoxville News-Sentinel

A federal magistrate judge says the former-president of the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain must wear an electronic monitoring device and be placed on house arrest while he awaits sentencing on his conspiracy and fraud conviction.

A Columbus police review released late Friday has cleared the officers involved in the 2016 shooting of an African-American man. 

Statehouse News Bureau

The state says human error led to a Hilliard company's inadvertent exclusion from the proposed list of the dozen large-scale growers for Ohio's medical marijuana program.


An exhibit at Ohio's history museum recognizes one of the nation's earliest public housing projects that started in Columbus. 

Hamilton County Prosecutor's Office

The woman charged with purposely striking and killing an Ohio State University student with her vehicle in downtown Cincinnati last year has been found guilty by a Hamilton County jury.

Franklin County Public Health has permanently revoked the license of a local restaurant. 

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man has been convicted of beating and killing a one-year-old boy. 

A Columbus man has been arrested on charges of killing his wife.  

U.S. Marine Corps via Associated Press

The Ohio Expositions Commission has approved a settlement with the victims of last year's fatal Fire Ball ride accident at the state fair.

An Ohio judge has cleared five Chardon school district administrators of wrongdoing in the 2012 high school shootings that left three students dead. 

WCBE files

An estimated one-dozen people held a demonstration outside of the Columbus offices of Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio yesterday,  protesting his stance on gun laws. 

A federal grand jury has indicted on new charges including murder 23 alleged members and associates of the MS-13 gang in central Ohio.

Cuyahoga County voting records obtained by the Associated Press show Democratic gubernatorial candidate, physician and venture capitalist Jon Heavey failed to cast a ballot in the 2016 election - or in any election since 2012. 

Ohio Public Radio

A lawsuit has been filed over a newly signed state law that bans abortion at the point a Down Syndrome diagnosis is made.

Ohio Public Radio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House have unveiled a plan to overhaul the state's education system by consolidating several departments into one, including the Ohio Department of Education and of Higher Education.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Lieutenant Governor and gubernatorial candidate Mary Taylor is pulling back an earlier statement in which she said she wouldn't vote for her primary opponent if he becomes the party's nominee.

The former Circleville model accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her two stepdaughters has pleaded not guilty to multiple charges after being re-indicted in the case.

New Jersey Attorney General's Office

New Jersey's Attorney General says seven members of a gun trafficking ring that transported illegal firearms from Ohio to New Jersey have been indicted on numerous charges.


The Ohio Supreme Court has declined to reopen the death penalty case of a Cleveland serial killer.

Attorneys for the Champaign County teen charged with last year’s shootings at West Liberty High School are trying to get their clients' confession tossed out.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The man accused of providing the gun used in the fatal shootings of two Westerville police officers has been ordered held without bond.

A New York-based foundation says it will pay off the mortgage on the home of fallen Westerville police officer Eric Joering.

Former Cleveland Indians player John "Tito" Francona died unexpectedly Tuesday night in his Pennsylvania home at the age of 84.

Columbus City Council this week approved legislation giving 75 thousand dollars to the Community Shelter Board to support a program fighting infant mortality.

Organizers of The New Albany Classic say they're being forced to end the equestrian event because of a scheduling conflict with the World Equestrian Games.

Ohio State University has indefinitely suspended another fraternity for hazing and alcohol violations allegedly committed after the school issued a temporary ban on activities last fall.

The lone female Democratic gubernatorial candidate is leaving the race to endorse rival Rich Cordray.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says Ohio’s drug overdose death rate rose 39 percent between mid-2016 and mid-2017 — the third-largest increase of any state.

westerville police

The suspect in the murders of two Westerville police officers may not live to go on trial.