Columbus Division of Fire

Columbus Fire officials say the Lieutenant struck by lightning outside of the Columbus Crew's stadium in 2012 died Thursday from an infection he contracted from his injuries.

State of Ohio

A federal district judge has ruled thousands of Ohio voters improperly removed from the rolls may cast provisional ballots this November.


A Newark City Schools second-grader says a substitute teacher threatened to cut off students' heads and bury them if they misbehaved.

An Ashville man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison under a plea deal after prosecutors say  thrift store worker found photos of him sexually assaulting a toddler in a tote bag he donated to a charitable organization.


A new state advisory group on drones will create a policy that law enforcement agencies may use as a model when setting up their own policies.


Former Warren city auditor Anthony Natale, found guilty of sending an ex-employer an envelope containing white powder that turned out to be harmless, has been sentenced to a year and a day in prison. 


A former Licking County Sheriff's deputy has been sentenced to two years' probation for sexual harassment. 


A former Ohio Highway Patrol post commander accused of stalking a subordinate's wife after an affair has been charged with finding or keeping personal information about 10 other women obtained from a law enforcement database without authorization.


The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says two-thirds of retail pharmacies now offer the drug overdose antidote naloxone without a prescription.


A University of Toledo astronomer is getting credit for a major breakthrough.


A pumpkin grown by Washington Township farmer Cecil Weston tipped the scales at the Circleville Pumpkin Show yesterday at more than 15-hundred-50 pounds.


The former head of a red light camera company has been sentenced to 14 months in prison for bribing current and former Columbus elected officials. 


Columbus has received a perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2016 Municipal Equality Index for its policies regarding the LGBTQ community.


Circleville's annual Pumpkin Show begins today.

Lancaster Police

A Lancaster woman has been arrested on charges of scamming disabled adults in Columbus.

Toles family via Columbus Division of Police

The burglary suspect who died in a Columbus house fire has been identified.


Looking to tamp down negative publicity ahead of next month's levy vote, Columbus Board of Education members say they want to work with the community to put an end to violence near schools.


A Bedford Municpial Court judge has dismissed assault and menacing charges against former Cleveland Browns wide receiver Reggie Rucker.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus man has been sentenced to three decades in prison after he admitted under a plea deal to fatally shooting three men over a two-year period.


The National Transportation Safety Board says pilot error during the approach to the Akron Fulton airport caused the crash that killed two pilots and seven passengers aboard a corporate jet last year.