State of Ohio

Majority Republicans in the Ohio House have approved a resolution asking the federal government to stop sending Syrian refugees to the state.

A Hamilton County judge has delayed setting a trial date for a white former University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot an African-American motorist after a traffic stop last July. 


Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will host a rally at the Greater Columbus Convention Center this coming Monday night.

The Ohio House has approved a bill to expand the state's concealed weapons law to allow guns in places such as colleges and day cares and on private aircraft. 

Columbus fire officials say a man and his great-granddaughter were injured in a house explosion and fire. 

Attorneys General in Ohio and nearly 40 other states say nearly 11 million dollars in student loans will be forgiven as part of a nearly 100 dollar million federal settlement with Pennsylvania-based Education Management Corporation, which runs for-profit trade schools and colleges.

Workers have begun constructing a stability barrier in front of the deteriorating Buckeye Lake dam as part of a project to replace the structure.


Activists in Ohio and 11 other states are holding a day of action today to highlight concerns about potential environmental and health effects of fracking.

Ohio State University is attempting to block the Horseshoe Cincinnati casino in an effort to prevent the facility from naming its concert venue "The Shoe."

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A federal district judge has ruled the ex-fugitive deep-sea treasure hunter from Columbus must submit to more questions about the location of 500 gold coins pulled from a historic shipwreck off the South Carolina coast.

The former owner of a Columbus financial management company has pleaded guilty to charges of misappropriating more than 840 thousand dollars for his own use.

The former band director and music teacher in the East Knox Local Schools accused of having sex with a student has been placed in a diversion program and will lose his teaching license.

City of Cincinnati

Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black recommends naming the interim police chief as the person to permanently take over for the fired Jeff Blackwell.

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders told a Cleveland State University audience last night the U.S. should not turn its back on Syrian refugees.

Ohio's John Kasich is among several governors moving to temporarily halt acceptance of Syrian refugees following Friday's deadly attacks in Paris.

Columbus City Council tonight is expected to approve legislation designed to crack down on hotels and motels that are poorly maintained havens for criminal activity. 

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill that seeks to avert an unintended tax increase on some small businesses that was contained in a state budget provision.

Former Cleveland Mayor, Ohio Governor and U.S. Senator George Voinovich says he's backing Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich for president. 

A Commission on Higher Education meeting this weekend will formally determine if Antioch College in Yellow Springs and Wilberforce University will be accredited. 

More than 60 students and activists marched across the Wright State University campus near Dayton yesterday, demanding the school president meet with them to discuss African-American student rights.