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6:54 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

New Poll Shows Kasich Has Strong Lead Over Challenger FitzGerald

Election Day is a little more than three months away, and a new poll shows Gov. John Kasich holding onto a strong lead over challenger Ed FitzGerald. As Statehouse correspondent Andy Chow reports, the poll shows that FitzGerald faces an uphill battle on several fronts. 

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5:54 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Judge Denies GA's Right To Join Early Voting Lawsuit

A federal judge has denied the Ohio Legislature's request to become part of a lawsuit challenging early voting rules in the key swing state.

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12:26 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Cincinnati Airport Has Highest Ticket Prices

New federal numbers show the airport serving the Cincinnati area has the nation's highest ticket prices. 

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12:23 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Fight Over Bill To Change Ohio’s Fair Housing Laws

There’s a bill in the Ohio legislature that would change the state’s law on housing discrimination. Supporters say it’s a change that’s needed to protect landlords from being victimized by fair housing organizations across the state. 

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12:18 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Police Union Endorses 4 Challengers In Ohio Races

Ohio's largest police union has endorsed a bipartisan slate of state candidates in fall elections, including challengers to Gov. John Kasich and Attorney General Mike DeWine. 

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11:58 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Group Backing Gay Marriage Releases TV Ad In Ohio

A group supporting gay marriage in Ohio airs its first television ad as a federal appeals court prepares to hear arguments on the issue. 

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11:53 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Forum To Focus On Extending Foster Care In Ohio

The second of five public forums around Ohio on the issue of whether to extend foster care for young people from the age of 18 to 21 includes state legislators and community leaders. 

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11:50 am
Wed July 30, 2014

Petition Calls For Waters To Return

Nearly 7,500 people have signed their name to an online petition, demanding the rehiring of Ohio State University's former band director.  

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6:30 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Cleveland Clinic Researchers Tap Into Brain’s Own Defense System

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic are learning more about how the brain heals itself. A new study details how certain cells in the brain can also be activated to prevent injury. 

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6:27 pm
Tue July 29, 2014

Grants Approved For Innovation In Ohio Schools

The State Controlling Board has approved 37 applications for "innovation" grants from nearly 200 schools and educational entities. 

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8:24 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Online Retailer Gets Millions In State Tax Breaks To Open Central Ohio Facility

Seattle-based online retailer Zulily is getting a 12 year, 75 percent state income tax break to open a temporary call center in suburban Columbus.

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7:31 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Ohio House Lawmakers Poised To Repeal Common Core

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House are launching a push to repeal the Common Core learning standards by year's end, citing widespread discontent from parents, teachers and communities.

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7:26 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Suspect In Hocking County Murders Passes Away

Michael Napoli
Credit Fayette County Sheriff's office

The Blendon Township man charged with shooting and killing his ex-wife and her friend in a Hocking Hills cabin earlier this month died yesterday of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

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7:17 am
Tue July 29, 2014

New Contract For Some Newark Municipal Workers

Newark Water Department
Credit City of Newark

Newark City Council last night approved a three-year contract agreement with the union representing 110 employees, most of whom work in the water department.

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7:14 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Galloway Man Dies At Indiana Park

Indiana conservation officers say a Galloway, Ohio man died Sunday after he apparently fell from a cliff at Cataract Falls State Recreation Area.

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7:05 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Former Detroit Cop Charged In Multi-State Drug Ring

Brandon Allen
Credit U.S. Attorney's Office

Federal prosecutors say a former Detroit police officer accused of leading a drug ring through central Ohio has waived extradition and will be moved from Georgia to Ohio in the next few days.

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7:01 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Chillicothe Police Chief Suspended

Chillicothe Police Chief Roger Moore
Credit Chillicothe Police Department

The law director in Chillicothe says Police Chief Roger Moore has been suspended, but is not saying why.

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6:55 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Protestors Want OSU Band Director Reinstated

A group of mostly female OSU marching band alumni held a protest on campus yesterday calling for the reinstatement of band director Jon Waters.

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6:48 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Biking Accident Claims Life Of Former Columbus City Council Member

Credit skiwhitefish.com

Funeral services are pending for Dan Schoedinger, a former Columbus City Council member who died in a bicycle accident in Montana on Sunday.

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6:45 am
Tue July 29, 2014

Robbery Attempt At Franklinton Home Wounds Two People

Columbus police are searching for two people who shot and killed two other people last night in Franklinton.

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