Ohio Public Radio

A non-profit research organization says it will build a state-of-the-art cannabis research center here in Ohio if Issue 3 passes. 

Ohioans who repeatedly use guns to commit crimes would face tougher penalties under a proposal a House committee is hearing. 

Around a hundred elected officials, public leaders and journalists met quietly this week in Columbus for a first-ever conference to talk about how to make the political process more polite. 

Hilliard police are giving credit to students and the city's "see something, say something" campaign for responding to a threat against Darby High School.  

Columbus City Schools are transforming the traditional school nurses office in 17 schools this fall. 

Marion County Sheriff's Office

The male teen who escaped from the Marion County juvenile detention center Monday night was recaptured Tuesday in Delaware County.

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

A local chess instructor accused of sexually abusing children has rejected a plea agreement from the Delaware County prosecutor's office.

Tri-Village News

Grandview Heights City Council on October 19 is expected to revise an ordinance passed in September making it illegal for a person under the age of 21 to possess or use tobacco products.

Marion County Sheriff's Office

Marion County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a male teen who escaped from the county juvenile detention center last night.

The state auditor's office says nearly 30 companies owe the Columbus City Schools thousands of dollars after an investigation uncovered years of fraud against the district. 

U.S. Attorney's Office

A former attorney who pleaded guilty to stealing from four of his wards and taxpayers while serving as a court-appointed guardian was found dead in his Upper Arlington home on Monday.

Fairfield County Sheriff's Office

A Fairfield County woman is free on a recognizance bond after pleading not guilty in the death of her husband.

A Clark County teenager is due to appear in court today on charges of inducing panic for allegedly making a bomb threat against her school in Springfield. 

Knox County Sheriff's Office

The person of interest in a Knox County double murder is scheduled to appear in court today.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man who pleaded guilty to killing a man last year has been sentenced to life in prison.

The Ohio Department of Transportation says Stark and Lorain counties in northeast Ohio led the state in the number of deer crashes last year. 

Jo Ingles / OPR

Ohio’s troubled charter schools recently received a 71 million dollar federal grant. from the federal government.

Trial has been delayed until January for a Columbus man charged with training in Syria for a terrorist attack in the US.  

Monday is the deadline to register to vote in Ohio's fall election. Ohioans also have until Monday to update their voter information. 

Businesses that cause problems in neighborhoods could be shut down a little easier under a new bill.