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Columbus police are investigating the city's 100th homicide of the year.

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The undocumented Columbus resident who took refuge in a church to avoid deportation is now officially a fugitive. 

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The School Employees Retirement System of Ohio will freeze cost-of-living increases for three years for 75 thousand beneficiaries, and is pushing for a similar change for 125 thousand more.

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A Republican state senator wants to roll back nearly 100 hundred requirements for school districts, ranging from mandates on school personnel, to directives for students.

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Backers of a bill exempting feminine hygiene products from the state sales tax say it's not fair to tax women for the medical supplies they need.

Ohio gun groups say they oppose any bans on the bump stocks used by the Las Vegas mass shooter to turn semi-automatic rifles into rapid-fire automatic weapons.

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The Dublin school board voted last night to accept revisions to the district's anti-harassment policy to better define harassment, expand the boundaries of where it takes place and set punishments for failing to report it. 

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A state appeals court has sided with the Ohio Department of Agriculture in its legal battle with the former owner of six tigers and several other exotic animals.

The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld the Mahoning County Board of Elections' decision to reject another ballot measure that would have allowed Youngstown voters to ban fracking.

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It’s unclear what will happen this week in the case of Edith Espinal, the undocumented immigrant taking sanctuary at the Columbus Mennonite Church.

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The Dayton police officer who filed a lawsuit against the department alleging gender discrimination has been fired.

Columbus police say officers responding to reports of a fight at a South Linden home shot a teenage boy Monday afternoon. 

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The family of a 23-year-old man fatally shot by Euclid police in March has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, police department and the two officers involved.

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 The four Republican gubernatorial candidates sat down for separate twenty-minute interviews last night in a Columbus church before a crowd of more than 500 people.

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Ohio has the third-highest number of job losses of any state so far this year, according to an analysis by the executive firm Challenger, Gray and Christmas. 

The Ohio Department of Health says the number of infant deaths rose slightly last year. compared with the previous year.

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The bank robbery suspect who escaped from a Hilltop psychiatric hospital is back in custody. 

Columbus Division of Water officials have put an area near the OSU campus under a boil advisory. 

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Columbus police say a dangerous inmate being treated at a state psychiatric hospital has escaped.

Champaign County Sheriff's deputies say two men were killed Saturday in a head-on collision on U.S. Route 68 in Urbana Township.

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Franklin Township officials say a small monument honoring Confederate General Robert E. Lee that sparked debate will be placed on private property.

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U.S. Military officials have identified the two soldiers killed after a military vehicle struck them while they were in formation Friday at a U.S. Army base in South Carolina.

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The Jefferson County judge who was shot outside his courthouse in August has returned to the bench.

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The U.S. Department of Defense says one of the three U.S. soldiers killed in an attack by Islamic extremists in Niger was from southwestern Ohio.

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Congressional leaders had a tension-filled committee hearing while grilling the former CEO of the consumer credit reporting company Equifax. 

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Many Ohioans will be rooting for the Cleveland Indians as they play in the American League Division Series. But some baseball enthusiasts are hoping they'll take time to remember an Ohioan whose baseball career was cut short because of racism. 

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U.S. Air Force authorities plan to investigate allegations of visa fraud at Wright State University near Dayton. 

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The Columbus police firearms review board has cleared two officers of wrongdoing in the shooting of a convicted cop killer. 

One person is dead and another hospitalized in critical condition after a double shooting Wednesday night in Springfield. 

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Columbus Police have arrested a man who allegedly posed with a gun at Children’s Hospital and shared video of it online.

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