WCBE files

Fired Ohio State University marching band director Jon Waters has dropped all of his legal claims against the school in exchange for OSU agreeing not to try to recover its costs from him. 

Clark County Sheriff's Office

Clark County Sheriff's deputies say the mother of a 7-week-old boy who died last year has been arrested on an involuntary manslaughter charge.

Rolls Royce has agreed to pay a fine of more than 800 million dollars in global bribery scheme involving a former subsidiary in Mount Vernon.


The Columbus-based White Castle fast food chain wants to serve liquor when its Short North restaurant reopens inside a mixed-use development.

A bomb threat that forced evacuation of a Jewish community center in a Cincinnati suburb Wednesday morning may be related to 20 similar threats being reported nationwide.  


Menstrual products will be free and accessible to women and girls in Columbus recreation centers and homeless shelters.   

Ohio Department of Health

Columbus Public Health says over the last two weeks, hospitalizations from the flu have risen to the highest level recorded this season.


The Greater Dayton RTA and the union representing bus drivers and mechanics have approved a new contract agreement, officially ending last week's four-day strike.

The City of Columbus has lifted the boil water advisory for the Annadale Drive area on the Northwest side, where a major water line broke on Monday.

Columbus Zoo and Aquarium

The Columbus Zoo says the nation's oldest known gorilla in captivity has died.

Franklin County Sheriff's deputies say an off-duty Columbus police officer shot and wounded a home-invasion suspect on Tuesday.

Columbus Division of Police

The Columbus police firearms review board has determined a SWAT officer's fatal shooting of a robbery suspect outside a Noe Bixby Road convenience store in 2015 was within division policy.

Pike County Sheriff's Office

A jury has found a former Pike County Sheriff's deputy accused of fatally shooting an unarmed man after a chase not guilty of murder and reckless homicide charges.

U.S. Marshals Service

A Columbus man has pleaded guilty to fatally shooting four people and trying to kill a fifth during a robbery at an East Hudson Street home in 2015.

The U.S. Census Bureau says Ohio's population grew less than 1 percent between July 2015 and the end of 2016.

WCBE Files

Land owners in one central Ohio county will likely see the value of their properties increase this year. Jim Letizia reports.

Ohio Public Radio

This Friday's inauguration of President-Elect Trump has sparked rallies and demonstrations around the country. Progressive groups in Ohio are trying to save programs such as the Affordable Care Act and Social Security.


Officials say DNA matches have been developed for three of the six people aboard a plane that is believed to have crashed into Lake Erie last month after taking off from Burke Lakefront Airport in Cleveland.


A federal rule aimed at holding for-profit colleges accountable could get another look if Betsy DeVos becomes U.S. education secretary in the Trump administration.

Columbus Department of Public Utilities officials say a broken water line on Annadale Drive was repaired late last night, 15 hours after residents first reported low water pressure.