Fairfield County officials have issued a precautionary boil water alert for residents of the Countrywood, Spring Creek, Easton Village and Peyton Ridge subdivisions until further notice.

51 thousand Columbus City Schools students start classes today.

Four embattled Upper Arlington City Council members will keep their jobs.

Capital South Community Redevelopment Corporation

The Columbus Downtown Commission has approved plans to build a park with fountains, a cafe and restrooms outside of the COSI building downtown, replacing several surface parking lots.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A former Ohio State University daycare worker has pleaded guilty to charges of sexually assaulting a child in his care.

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office

A former Bloom-Carroll High School volunteer softball coach has been sentenced to three years' probation for stealing from team fundraisers.

Logan County Sheriff's Office

The Logan County man who admitted shooting and killing a teenager while hosting a drinking party has been sentenced to five years in prison.

Sandusky County Sheriff Kyle Overmyer has been indicted on 43 counts involving drugs.

City of Whitehall

The City of Whitehall has selected a former Ohio Highway Patrol Captain as the new police chief.

State of Ohio

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s depiction of African-American communities drew a harsh rebuke today from Ohio Democratic Congresswoman Marcia Fudge.

Karen Kasler / Ohio Public Radio

There’s a new tool for Apple users who want to know more about Ohio’s history in presidential elections – and its role in the upcoming one. 

Ohio's largest online charter school operator has been allowed to proceed with a lawsuit that seeks to block an enrollment audit the state says is necessary to determine its future funding.  


There may be no more "Golden Week" when  Ohioans can register and cast ballots at the same time, if a ruling by a three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati shortening Ohio’s early voting period holds up.

Charges are pending against two men involved in a melee at a Franklinton apartment complex last night. 

Associated Press

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is doubling down on his immigration policies.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts bumper crops of soybeans and corn this year.

WCBE Files

The anti-abortion group leader who also heads the state medical board says he will recuse himself from voting on a complaint involving three abortion providers he has publicly criticized.

Middletown Police

One of the three women charged after the fatal beating of a 5-year-old Licking County boy in Middletown has been sentenced to three years in prison for obstruction of justice. 

Two agencies that will regulate Ohio's medical marijuana program are getting the 1.8 million state dollars they sought to start that work.

State of Ohio

A Chillicothe man is preparing to be tried for the murder of his cellmate.