Drake family

A central Ohio sailor is one of the 10 reported missing following the collison between the USS John S. McCain and an oil tanker off the coast of Singapore on Monday.


The City of Oberlin will celebrate the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day instead of the federally recognized Columbus Day holiday.

Ohio Public Radio

The Republican-controlled Ohio Senate has overridden six of Republican Governor John Kasich's 11 vetoes of line items in the two year state budget bill while stopping short of reversing his decision to veto a tax hike the administration had called "unsustainable."


Ohio University says an English professor accused of sexually harassing several students will resign effective November 1.


An organization representing Ohio's large-city mayors wants Governor John Kasich to establish an emergency operations center to coordinate the state's response to the opioid crisis.

Central Ohio faith leaders gathered on the steps of Columbus City Hall this morning calling for the implementation of simple policies they say will keep the city safer. 

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Police say a Confederate soldier statue at a cemetery on the Hilltop has been damaged by vandals who took its head. 

The Open Shelter

Funeral services are scheduled Saturday afternoon for one of the operators of The Open Shelter for homeless men in Columbus. 


The progressive-leaning think tank Policy Matters Ohio says President Trump has fallen short so far on his promise to restore blue-collar jobs.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

A study by Ohio State University researchers shows algae blooms lower the values of homes on waterways surrounding them.

Ross County Historical Society

One of the two statues representing Ohio in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall was removed last year because of its subject's views on slavery.

Ohio Public Radio

State lawmakers are gearing up for another round in the fight over renewable energy standards.

State of Ohio

Ohio Governor John Kasich says he can't see supporting a proposed bailout of Akron-based FirstEnergy's two nuclear plants that's now stalled in the state Legislature.

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Nearly a dozen Cleveland Browns players knelt on the sideline during the national anthem before last night's exhibition game against the New York Giants.


The Republican Ohio Supreme Court justice challenged for accepting an invitation to speak to a Toledo anti-abortion group after the Court agreed to hear an appeal involving an abortion clinic has declined to recuse herself from the case.


Records show a Jefferson County Judge shot and wounded outside his courthouse Monday was overseeing a wrongful-death lawsuit filed by the suspected shooter.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A man has pleaded guilty to felonious assault after being charged with firing gunshots in the Columbus Metropolitan Library's main branch downtown.


A former Trotwood vice mayor and city council member died in a house fire on Sunday. 

Westerville police are investigating after several residents found religious and ethnic slurs spelled out in shaving cream on their driveways on Sunday.

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has issued an Air Quality Alert for today.


Ohio Governor John Kasich says President Trump needs to stabilize his White House staffing issues in order to move his agenda forward.

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio has rejected appeals of an earlier decision allowing Akron-based FirstEnergy to raise customer rates for three years to improve its electricity distribution grid.


Charges are pending against a juvenile accused of calling in a threat against the Groveport-Madison schools on Sunday. 


Pickerington police arrested seven people after gunshots were fired near Diley Middle School on Sunday.


The City of Worthington has removed a marker memorializing the birthplace of Confederate General Roswell Ripley from Ripley House after officials say they obtained permission from the property owner.


Dozens of protesters gathered in front of Columbus City Hall on Saturday to call for a statue of Christopher Columbus outside of the building to be taken down.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee says an Asian carp found in a Chicago waterway this summer apparently got past an electric barrier system intended to prevent the invasive fish from reaching the Great Lakes.


The Westerville Public Library is no longer charging fines for overdue materials.


Ohio University plans to expand beer sales at it's football games this season. Officials say the move is in response to feedback from customers.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A federal judge has delayed a sentencing hearing after saying he wants to know more about the state of mind of a Columbus man who admitted he plotted to kill military members in the U.S.