A Franklin County woman is the first in Ohio to hold an abusive ex-husband accountable for her pain and suffering.

Columbus police are increasing patrols in an east side neighborhood after the second fatal shooting in less than a week.

Family photo via Columbus Division of Police

A group of local pastors is asking Columbus city officials to order an independent review of a fatal officer-involved shooting.

The city of Cleveland is vowing to revamp its system for investigating citizen complaints against police. 

The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio is suing the city of Cleveland over its rules governing protestors during the Republican National Convention, saying they  violate free speech rights.

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted plans to alert nearly two million people they aren’t registered to vote or that they need to update their voter information.

Erie County Sheriff's Office

Erie County Sheriff's deputies say they've arrested a man who threatened to open fire at the factory where he works and who had a loaded gun and bulletproof vest in his car. 

Federal and state health experts are pushing swimming pool cleanliness and safety this summer, noting that many accidental deaths of American children are caused by drowning.

The owner of Columbus Castings is asking a Delaware bankruptcy judge to schedule an auction of the south side factory on July 14.

Columbus fire officials say two children were killed in a northeast side house fire early this morning.

Shareholders in Columbus-based Huntington Bancshares have approved the company's proposed merger with Akron-based FirstMerit.

Lancaster's indicted mayor is rejecting calls from Fairfield County Republican elected officials to resign.

University of Cincinnati president Santa Ono has been named president of the University of British Columbia in his hometown of Vancouver.

Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police chief Kim Jacobs says additional officers will provide security for this weekend's Pride Festival, which is one of the largest in the Midwest.

In a speech Monday in Cleveland, presumptive Democaratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton called for stricter gun regulations and laid out her approach to fighting terrorism while mourning the shooting deaths of 49 people at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida.  

State of Ohio

Funeral services are pending for former Republican Ohio Governor, former U.S. Senator and former Cleveland Mayor George Voinovich, who died Sunday at his home at the age of 79.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man is scheduled to appear in court today on charges of trying to run down a police officer with his car.

Delaware County Sheriff's Office

Sentencing is scheduled July 29 for a local chess teacher found guilty of sexually abusing two young students.

Upper Arlington's first female police chief will be sworn in today.

Hundreds of artists from around the world will be in Columbus this weekend for the 55th annual Columbus Arts Festival, which opens this morning along the Scioto River.