The Columbus Metropolitan Library's main branch will reopen this weekend after a year's worth of renovations.

The National Weather Service says an EF-Zero tornado touched down early yesterday near Washington Court House with winds of 80-miles-per-hour.

A federal judge has ruled the City of Cleveland's regulations governing protests and marches during next month's Republican National Convention infringe on free expression.

Some Ohio immigrants and their supporters are joining others around the country denouncing the U.S. Supreme Court's new ruling on immigration policy.


Authorities investigating the 1989 slaying of a 10-year-old Bay Village girl are asking for the public's help in identifying what could be key pieces of evidence in the case.

The man Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed to the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio is getting mixed reviews.

A group of state lawmakers are backing a national campaign to bring back something they believe is lacking in politics: civility.


U.S. Representative Tim Ryan of the Youngstown area was one of the Democrats taking part in a sit-in this week on the floor of the House, demanding a vote on gun restrictions for people on the Homeland Security "no-fly" list. 

Existing home sales rose last month on the local and national levels, but fell statewide.

Four Upper Arlington City Council members could be facing a recall election.

The Westerville teen who died last weekend from a rare virus she contracted while swimming apparently became infected at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina.

The Ohio Department of Health says a 61-year-old Lucas County woman has contracted the Zika virus through sexual transmission.

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Bond is set at 5 million dollars for the suspect in one of two recent shootings on an east side street.

The Ohio Attorney General's office has rejected the petition for a proposed ballot measure allowing students to pray in public schools.

Part of Ohio's new medical marijuana law that sets aside a piece of business for minorities appears to be unconstitutional, according to legal scholars who spoke to the Associated Press.

The jobless rate in central Ohio fell by a tenth of a point last month to 3.8 percent.

A Hilliard couple who owns a home health care service awaits sentencing in a 1-million-dollar health care scheme.

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A new Quinnipiac University poll of registered voters shows Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio and Democratic challenger Ted Strickland are tied at 42 percent, less than five months before the election.

A 728 thousand dollar grant from the City of Columbus will help pay for improvements to the historic Lincoln Theater on the near east side.

The City of Columbus has won  a 50 million dollar grant to integrate innovative transportation technologies, including self-driving cars and smart sensors.