Officials at University Hospitals in Cleveland are asking a judge to issue a gag order in lawsuits against its fertility clinic.  

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies tell WCBE the bouncer who was shot and killed outside a bar early Saturday was scheduled to testify against an ex-girlfriend this week.

The Columbus City Attorney's office says a special prosecutor will be hired to determine whether the statute of limitations has expired for investigating allegations a white Columbus police commander improperly put emails about potential sexual abuse of a dozen black children in his junk folder. 

Ohio State University

Two former divers have filed a lawsuit accusing USA Diving of ignoring or obstructing inquiries into allegations that a former Ohio State University coach sexually abused them when they were young athletes.

The Community Shelter Board received the second largest grant in the latest round of federal funding to prevent youth homelessness.

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed into law a bill designating February 3 each year as Charles Follis Day.

A Crawford County jury has convicted a Bucyrus man of making death threats against several law enforcement officers. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say a bouncer was shot and killed outside a bar early Saturday. 

McDonald's is stopping the sale of salads at 3 thousand restaurants in Ohio and 13 other states after people became sick from a parasite causing intestinal illness.

The head of the Columbus Fraternal Order of Police  is strongly denying politics played any part in the arrest of  porn start Stormy Daniels earlier this week. 

A Franklin County judge says the City of Columbus' recently enacted ban on bump stocks is unconstitutional. 

WCBE files

Autopsy results show Kirkersville Police Chief James Hughes died in May from a fentanyl overdose.

The Republican gubernatorial candidate says he's had a plan to keep Medicaid expansion in the state. 

Columbus is ranked the fourth-worst city in the nation for bad drivers, according to a new analysis by the online insurance comparison company QuoteWizard. 

Ohio Public Radio

Thousands of union workers and retirees from around the country rallied at the Statehouse Thursday calling for a fix to the nation's pension crisis. 

The Libertarian Party of Ohio has officially regained "minor party" status in the state.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration researchers are forecasting a smaller algae bloom in the western Lake Erie basin this summer than last.

Republican Hamilton County Prosecutor Joe Deters is frustrated with death penalty appeals, so he wants to use firing squads to execute condemned criminals.

Former Ohio State University president Gordon Gee and former human resources vice president Linda Tom say they don't remember hearing sexual abuse claims against a now deceased doctor when they worked there in the 1990s.

Democratic U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Ohio Republican Congressman Jim Jordan should have known about allegations the Ohio State University wrestlers he coached were abused by their team doctor two decades ago.

Porn star Stormy Daniels performed early this morning at another Columbus strip club, a day after police arrested her at a different club. 

Ohio Public Radio

The state has deposited more than 650 million dollars into its rainy day fund. 

For the first time, Republican gubernatorial candidate Mike DeWine is clearly stating he would keep Medicaid expansion in the state. 

Ohio Public Radio

A new clinic on Columbus's north side is providing women's health services including medication that induces abortions. 

The Columbus Metropolitan Library has designated all of its 23 branches a 'Safe Place', as part of a partnership with Huckleberry House to connect homeless youth to services.  

A hearing is scheduled for this afternoon on the City of Columbus' lawsuit seeking to close what it calls a troubled North High Street carryout. 

The Ohio Board of Pharmacy says a Clark County nurse practitioner accused of illegally issuing prescriptions for controlled substances has been indicted on drug trafficking charges. 

Columbus Divison of Police

A Columbus student who fired shots at Scioto 6-12 school last September has pleaded guilty to four felony charges.

The former Ohio State University wrestlers now accusing a late team doctor of sexual misconduct decades ago say they were subjected to leering and lewd acts by other men after practices.

The former Circleville model accused of trying to hire a hit man to kill the mother of her two stepdaughters has pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit aggravated murder and been sentenced to five years in prison.