A federal district judge has ruled a group of property owners in Columbus may collect rent based on the price of gold as part of a century-old agreement.

The Ohio Attorney General's office has identified the eight family members fatally shot in Pike County.  Seven adults and a teenage boy were found dead Friday at four different properties.

Pike County Sheriff's deputies are searching for at least one armed suspect in the murders of eight family members whose bodies were found Friday in four different locations.

Sears Holdings Corporation says it will close 68 Kmart stores and 10 Sears stores as it struggles to restore profitability.  Some of those stores are in Ohio. 

 Authorities are urging the public to call with any information about the slayings of eight people in southern Ohio. 

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police say a man taking copper piping is what caused a home explosion last month.

The president of the United Way of Central Ohio is retiring. 

Toxicology reports out of the Akron plane crash that killed nine people found no sign of drugs or alcohol in the pilots' systems.

Chillicothe Police

Two Chillicothe Police officers who were the subject of a rape investigation have resigned. 

Whitehall Police

A Whitehall massage therapist accused of sexually assaulting several of his female clients has surrendered his license.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland is preparing an exhibit of Prince artifacts for its Memorial Hall, following his death Thursday at the age of 57.

Former Cincinnati Reds great Pete Rose will be the inaugural inductee into the new National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum in Milwaukee on Sauturday.

Reigning National League Cy Young Award winner Jake Arrieta pitched his second career no-hitter as the Chicago Cubs beat host Cincinnati 16-0 last night.

Ohio lawmakers are considering a measure authorizing state oversight of pharmacy technicians in an effort to overcome Ohio's drug overdose epidemic. 

Reynoldsburg Police

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted the man accused in a double murder at a Reynoldsburg apartment complex. 

Columbus police have released the identity of the homeless woman whose body was found in the Scioto River early Tuesday.

Eagles keyboardist and guitarist Joe Walsh says he's canceling his Cleveland concert this summer, which  he thought would be a nonpartisan event for veterans' families,  because it's a launch for the Republican National Convention.

Central Ohio's unemployment rate is now 4.4 percent, down by a tenth of a point from February.

Nearly 800 people could lose their jobs if Columbus Castings can't find a buyer.

A descendant of Alexander Hamilton says the government's decision to continue depicting him on the 10 dollar bill is a victory for Hamilton supporters.