Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A federal district  judge has rejected a Columbus man's request to withdraw his guilty plea to a charge of cyber-stalking the Delaware County Sheriff for nearly 20 years.

The former CEO of a Licking County defense contractor goes to trial June 5 on charges of  embezzling 1.6 million dollars from the company. 

Delaware County residents may now text for emergency help. 

Columbus police officials say an officer shot and wounded a stabbing suspect last night on the west side. 

No injuries are reported out of a structure fire Tuesday in the Ross County village of Bainbridge. 

Truro Township fire officials say one person was killed in a house fire Tuesday on South Waggoner Road. 

State officials say most Ohioans covered under Medicaid expansion will remain insured without changes under new work requirements submitted to the federal government for approval.

Columbus City Schools

The Columbus Board of Education got some qualified good news on the financial front last night, and members say they are ready to proceed with the search for a new superintendent.  

Mike Foley

The City of Columbus has joined a multi-state lawsuit - led by New York - seeking to block the Trump Administration from adding a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. 

The Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission has issued an air quality alert for central Ohio today. 

The state auditor's office has found another problem with how regulators selected grower license applicants for Ohio's medical marijuana program.

The Ohio Department of Health says University Hospitals in Cleveland made major mistakes before its fertility clinic storage tank malfunction in March.

The White House says President Trump will visit Cleveland this weekend to tout his unpopular tax cuts. 

Ohio Public Radio

Two government watchdog groups are seeking information from the sponsor of an online charter school operator about any taxpayer money it spent to keep employees from speaking.  

Ohio Public Radio

A Republican state lawmaker has filed an elections complaint against Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor, her gubernatorial campaign and her husband, alleging the mishandling of a 3 million loan. 

Columbus police say an officer fatally shot a suspect armed with a knife while responding to stabbings at the Summit Park Apartments that killed two women and injured a third.  

Dan Mushalko

Actor Josh Radnor has a new TV project, but the central Ohio native also has a music collaboration with long-time recording artist Ben Lee. The duo performed last night in Columbus, but also stopped by WCBE. 

A Columbus police officer is hospitalized in stable condition after being injured in a wrong-way crash last night at Bethel and Dierker roads.

Republican Ohio Governor John Kasich says he's frustrated with the GOP but can bring the party back to its traditional principles.

Two Newark city council members are at odds with Licking County commissioners over their decision to not allow the county courthouse to be lit with rainbow colors during a gay pride festival

An Ohio school district with a growing proportion of minority students says it will stop allowing white students to attend a neighboring district and take public funding with them because it wants to avoid becoming segregated.

Former Ohio Congressman and current Democratic gubernatorial candidate Dennis Kucinich is returning a 20 thousand dollar speaking fee he received last year from a group sympathetic to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.  

The City of Columbus has temporarily closed a north side massage parlor, saying it was a haven for human trafficking. 


A new proposal would completely change the current state report card system. The bill would back off of the “A” through “F” grading scheme and offer a more comprehensive view.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor each spent nearly 5 million dollars against the other in their fight for the Republican gubernatorial nomination. 

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The parents of Ohio native Otto Warmbier have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against North Korea, saying its government tortured and killed their son.

Funeral services are scheduled Monday for Sue Doody, the founder of Lindey's restaurant in German Village, who died Thursday of cancer at the age of 83.

The Ohio Department of Health is recommending people with certain risk factors receive a hepatitis A vaccine as the number of cases rise statewide.

Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is calling on interim Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Mick Mulvaney to resign, after Mulvaney advised bankers on how to lobby to cut the agency's funding stream.

The first round of the NFL Draft is complete and it was not without surprises.