Central Ohio's jobless rate for September remains the lowest of any metro area in the state.

A conservative group funded by the multi-billionaire Koch Brothers is launching a get-out-the-vote effort in Ohio aimed at electing Republican candidates.


Environmental advocates in Columbus are pushing for greater investment in clean, climate-friendly transportation.

Court News Ohio

Democrats say Republican appeals court judge Pat DeWine faces a monumental conflict of interest if elected to the Ohio Supreme Court next month because his father is Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.  

  Advocates for the homeless and the Ohio Democratic Party are asking the Supreme Court to block election rules that could disqualify thousands of absentee and provisional ballots in the battleground state because of minor mistakes or omissions.  

Columbus Regional Airport Authority officials say passenger traffic at the John Glenn Airport increased last month. Jim Letizia reports.  

The north runway at the John Glenn Airport has reopened, following completion of a 17.3 million dollar improvement project.


The Ohio High School Athletic Association has placed the Dublin Coffman High School football team on probation through June of 2018 for recruiting violations.


The City of Columbus will soon install more surveillance cameras in neighborhoods.


County Boards of Election are reminding Ohioans that voters taking photos of their completed ballots and posting them on social media is a felony under state law.

WCBE Files

Officials at the Franklin County Board of Elections say early voting turnout this year is on pace to match the 2012 presidential election.


Motorists will soon see more police along a hazardous stretch of I-270 in Gahanna.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Charges have been filed in an assault of a Columbus police bicycle officer last Saturday.

Clark County Sheriff's Office

Clark County prosecutors have dropped child endangering charges against a man who was accused in the death of his infant son.

A Columbus man is facing charges for a shooting that killed a 2-year-old girl.

Columbus City Council last night approved a tax break for a California-based retailer to create 158 jobs in logistics and warehousing.


Donald Trump’s son visited with supporters of the Republican presidential nominee last night at one of Athens County's well-known businesses.


Former First Daughter Chelsea Clinton will be making campaign appearances for her mother in Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati on Wednesday.

Teen Shot On East Side

Oct 25, 2016

Columbus police are searching for the person who shot and wounded a 13-year-old boy yesterday on the east side.

Steubenville fire officials continue searching for the cause of a house fire early Sunday that killed a woman, a 10-year-old boy and a 6-year-old girl.