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Arraignment is scheduled Wednesday for a Columbus woman indicted by a Franklin County grand jury on charges of injecting her father with a lethal dose of heroin.

Columbus Division of Police

A Mount Vernon woman was sentenced Friday to more than three years in prison for helping a friend evade law enforcement after he killed his girlfriend and mother last year.

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The Cincinnati Enquirer is suing Pike County over access to the preliminary autopsy results involving the eight relatives who were slain three months ago.

Associated Press

A federal district judge has rejected a 100 million dollar investors' lawsuit against Venezuela in a case that included allegations of fraud, hints of an international criminal conspiracy and references to diamonds, junk bonds and a mysterious house fire in Switzerland.

Columbus police have identified two suspects in a shootout on an east side freeway earlier this month.

Campaign finance reports show Columbus' corporate community is heavily backing the organized opposition to the August ballot issue expanding the size of Columbus City Council.

Detroit Free Press

Authorities say two people were killed when a small, experimental plane crashed in a cornfield Friday just outside of Springfield.

State of Ohio

The state is reviewing its system for counting inmates at all Ohio prisons following the brief escape of a convicted murderer in March. 

cincinnati.com

A black Cincinnati police officer is the subject of an internal investigation over a social media post that said white officers "are looking for a reason to kill a black man."

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus man will serve four years in prison for an assault on an elderly homeless man that was captured on video.

Ohio will receive nearly 1 million dollars in federal funds to help protect residents from the mosquito-borne Zika virus.  

columbus.gov

Columbus Public Health officials say for the first time this summer, a pool of mosquitos has tested positive for West Nile virus.

The large-animal sedative being mixed with heroin in Akron, where more than a dozen people died of overdoses so far this month, is making its way to Montgomery County.

collectspace.com

In-flight instructions used by astronaut John Glenn during his historic 1962 Mercury 6 spaceflight have been sold at auction. 

Ohio's new unemployment rate is 5 percent, a decline of a tenth of a point from May.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man is on the run after police say he shot and killed his estranged wife yesterday.

Ohio Department of Health officials and other medical professionals are urging people to take steps to avoid heat-related illness this week.

Americans bought more existing homes in June as the sales rate reached its highest level in more than nine years.

lcounty.com

Republican Licking County Commissioner Duane Flowers is apologizing after The Newark Advocate newspaper quoted him as saying Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton "should be hanging from a tree."

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the Springfield City Schools must release student contact information requested by the School Choice organization as long as parents give their consent.

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