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7:16 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Lawmakers Approve Delaying 2016 Presidential Primary

State Lawmakers have approved a measure moving Ohio's 2016 presidential primary back a week to March 15. 

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7:13 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Memorial Day Highway Fatalities Increase Slightly

The Ohio Highway Patrol says 14 people were killed on the roads over the Memorial Day weekend - one more than last year.

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7:11 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Critics Pack Public Meeting To Oppose Plans For Upper Arlington Park

Credit City of Upper Arlington

Dozens of Upper Arlington residents packed a public hearing last night on plans to build four new baseball diamonds at Fancyburg Park. 

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6:57 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Woman Who Dropped Child Into Cheetah Pit Pleads No Contest

Michelle Schwab
Credit dailymail.co.uk

A Delaware, Ohio woman who dropped her 2-year-old son into a Cleveland zoo cheetah pit has pleaded no contest to a reduced charge of aggravated trespassing. 

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6:39 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Cleveland Police Union Head Blasts Consent Decree

Steve Loomis
Credit cleveland.com

The head of the Cleveland police union says the consent decree the city signed with the U.S. Justice Department is impractical and dangerous.

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6:28 am
Thu May 28, 2015

Two Law Enforcement Officers Fired For Offensive Social Media Posts

Reynoldsburg Police Office Katherine Mielke
Credit City of Reynoldsburg

A Reynoldsburg police officer has been fired for making racist posts on Facebook. 

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9:34 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Hopes And Expectations Surround Police Reform Agreement

Mayor Frank Jackson (center) flanked by U.S. Attorney for Northeast Ohio Steve Dettelbach (left) and Vanita Gupta of the DOJ’s Civil Rights Division (right).
Brian Bull

Cleveland leaders and federal officials jointly presented a 105-page document yesterday that they say will reform the city's police department. 

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9:31 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Murder Victim’s Husband Says Witnessing Execution Of Her Killer Changed His Mind

David Brewer was the ninth person executed by the state of Ohio since capital punishment was reinstated.
Credit wikipedia

The survivor of a murder victim who witnessed the killer’s execution now says he has second thoughts about capital punishment. 

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9:27 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Algae Blooms Add To Problems At Central Ohio Lake

Credit Newark Advocate

The central Ohio lake where a faulty dam and lowered water levels are already biting into the summer economy now has another problem: algae blooms. 

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9:25 am
Wed May 27, 2015

Tornado Hits Southwest Ohio

Credit cnn.com

The National Weather Service has confirmed that a tornado with winds of 105-miles-per-hour touched down yesterday in Beavercreek.  

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9:22 am
Wed May 27, 2015

The Generation Gap In Care For Developmentally Disabled In Ohio

The care of Ohioans with developmental disabilities has changed dramatically in the past few decades. 

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7:26 am
Tue May 26, 2015

First Lady Speaks At Oberlin

First Lady Michelle Obama at Oberlin College
Credit whitehouse.gov

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke at the graduation ceremony for the Oberlin College class of 2015 yesterday.

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7:16 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Cleveland Reaches Settlement With Feds Over Police Practices

Protesters wait to be charged in weekend clashes with police following the acquittal of Cleveland police officer Michael Brelo
Credit cleveland.com

A senior federal law enforcement official says the city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over its report showing police engage in a pattern or practice of using excessive force and violating the civil rights of citizens. 

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7:10 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Marijuana Legalization Efforts Prompt Calls For Changing Amendment Process

The possibility of a state constitutional amendment to legalize marijuana and create 10 official growing sites has critics saying it's time to change the way amendments are brought to voters.

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7:01 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Local Folk Artist Passes Away

"To Be A Drum" by Aminah Brenda Lynn Robinson
Credit brooklynmuseum.org

A Columbus area folk artist whose work focused on her childhood neighborhood has died.

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6:53 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Suspect Questioned In Fatal South Side Shooting

Brandon Knowles
Credit Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say an argument over money was the motive in a fatal shooting yesterday on the South side.

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6:37 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Teens Sentenced In Death Of Friend

Rev Barbee
Credit tollestech.com

Three Columbus teens have been sentenced to three and a half years in prison each for their roles in the death of a friend. 

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6:34 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Cost Of Portsmouth Bypass To Exceed State Estimates

Credit fhwa.dot.gov

Financial documents show Ohio's largest single road construction project and first public-private partnership will cost taxpayers nearly three times its announced price tag of 429 million dollars.

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6:27 am
Tue May 26, 2015

Widow Of Late Toledo Mayor To Run To Complete His Term

Sandy Drabik
Credit Toledo Blade

The widow of the late Toledo Mayor Michael Collins says she will run to complete the final two years of his term.

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2:33 am
Sun May 24, 2015

Kasich Blocks Certain Home Health Workers From Unionizing

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich has rescinded a pair of directives issued by his predecessor that allowed independent home health care and child-care workers doing business with the state to unionize.

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