The state has scheduled a December 1 clemency hearing for the first inmate scheduled for execution next year with a new lethal injection cocktail.

WCBE files

Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Ted Strickland has released a series of TV ads criticizing Republican incumbent Rob Portman for the timing of his decision late Saturday to retract his support of Donald Trump.

Ohio Public Radio

Riding a wave of rising poll numbers and fresh from a firey televised debate on Sunday night, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton told an Ohio State University audience last night about her plans to improve the economy if elected.

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration records show Dublin-based Cardinal Health shipped 241 million hydrocodone and oxycodone pills to West Virginia between 2007 and 2012.


A new initiative seeks to plan with older residents in Columbus rather than plan for them.

Charges are pending against a 15-year-old Columbus boy arrested yesterday at the scene of one of two  south side shootings.


Former welterweight boxer Aaron Pryor Junior died Sunday at his Cincinnati home at the age of 60 following a lengthy battle with heart disease 


Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will speak on the South Oval at Ohio State University at 7:30 p.m. on Monday evening.


Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio rescinded his endorsement of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump late Saturday night, joining a growing list of party members withdrawing support and calling for him to drop out of the race. This comes after the release of a 2005 video showing Trump making vulgar and sexually aggressive comments about women.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Columbus police have charged two local women with one count of heroin possession each, in connection with a string of recent opioid overdoses.

Columbus Public Health officials have reported the city's first case of West Nile Virus.

Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies have identified the body found Thursday in a cornfield near Pleasantville.

Ashland County Sheriff's Office

Letters written by suspected serial killer Shawn Grate appear to lay out a motive for his crimes.

Geauga County Sheriff's Office

A judge has sentenced a Logan County man convicted of ordering a hit from his prison cell on a witness against him to life in prison.


Franklin County officials say an investigation will soon begin into the distemper outbreak at the county Dog Shelter.

WCBE Files

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will make a campaign stop in the Columbus area on October 10, one day before Ohio's voter registration deadline.


Several artists and venues around Columbus open their doors to the public this weekend.


The Columbus Regional Airport Authority says the Rickenbacker foreign-trade zone is ranked ninth in the nation for the total value of all goods imported last year.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture has an open investigation into Columbus-based Battelle, but its purpose is unclear.


Columbus police and the local Fraternal Order of Police chapter have reached an agreement on rules for use of body cameras, which is slated to begin at the end of the year.