City Hall sources tell WCBE the Ohio Ethics Commission is investigating Columbus City Council president and mayoral candidate Andy Ginther and three other current or former council members for a lobbyist-funded trip they took to the Big Ten Championship game last December.
Columbus City Council president and mayoral candidate Andy Ginther today proposed tougher new ethics rules for lobbyists and elected officials, as questions about his own behavior have been raised in recent weeks.
Policy groups on the right and left say Ohio lawmakers are undermining attempts to reduce the state's prison population by continuing to introduce tough-on-crime bills that put more people behind bars.
A federal jury in Columbus has awarded a Guysville woman who got cancer after drinking water contaminated by the chemical C-8 that was released from a DuPont plant on the Ohio River 1.6 million dollars.
The Tenth Ohio District Court of Appeals has upheld a Franklin County Municipal Court order allowing the City of Columbus to close a nuisance hotel on the North side for a year due to criminal activity.