Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich is not abandoning his goal of a federal balanced-budget amendment to the U.S. Constitution, saying it's ever more important as the national debt ticks toward 20 trillion dollars.

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Supporters and opponents of President Trump each held rallies at the Statehouse on Saturday.


A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict two Columbus police officers who fatally shot a man last year they say opened fire on them. 

Ohio's unemployment rate rose one-tenth of a point to 5.1 percent in February.


An Akron native who went from radio station receptionist to Hollywood star in the 1950s has died. 

Columbus State Community College is responding to a recent spike in retail store closures by offering to train laid-off employees for new jobs.

Columbus fire officials say three people are dead and another is hospitalized following a two-alarm house fire early this morning on the far west side.


Marion City and Township firefighters are searching for the cause of a blaze at a commercial recycling facility.

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One of the leaders of the Short North Posse gang has been sentenced to life in prison for several drug-related murders.

The Franklin County Board of Elections says an environmental group that wanted to put a fracking ban onto the Columbus ballot this fall failed to gather enough valid petition signatures.

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Another bill that would ban discrimination in housing or employment based on gender or sexual identity has been introduced at the Statehouse. 

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A bill under consideration at the Statehouse would restrict the way police agencies could use drones.

The U.S. Census Bureau says Franklin County is now Ohio's most populous county.

Sales of existing homes in February fell on the local, state and national levels.

Franklin County officials Wednesday hosted a summit on the opiate crisis, which shows no signs of letting up in central Ohio or elsewhere.

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is announcing a program to help families hurt by parents' addiction to opioids.

Former customers of Akron-based FirstMerit Bank may get their overdraft fees refunded.


The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration says Chinese auto glass maker Fuyao will pay only 100 thousand of the proposed 227 thousand dollars in fines to settle safety violations at its plant in Moraine.


A pilot program is enlisting Pickaway Correctional Institution inmates to assemble and distribute 50 thousand meals for food pantries.


A Columbus City Council candidate has dropped out of the race after her felony theft conviction came to light.