Ohio Secretary of State John Husted has ordered recounts in three local November contests.


A Worthington-based neo-Nazi website publisher is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit accusing him of orchestrating an anti-Semitic internet trolling campaign against a Montana real estate agent and her family.


Republican Tennessee gubernatorial candidate Diane Black received a phone call from prominent University of Tennessee football booster and Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam, the brother of Republican Governor Bill Haslam, after she posted a tweet bemoaning the school's first choice to become its next head football coach.


The Ohio Department of Agriculture has decided not to fine the operators of a thrill ride that broke apart at the Ohio State Fair last summer, killing one person.

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One of the principal backers of the failed 2015 ballot issue to legalize marijuana is threatening legal action against the state's medical pot program. 

A woman accused of taping her 2-year-old son to a wall so she could get housework done and streaming it live on social media has been sentenced to nine months in prison. 

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The former football coach at Lakewood Middle School in Licking County has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty this week to two counts of rape.


The Columbus woman convicted of striking and killing an infant in a stroller in 2016  has been sentenced to 3 years in prison and will lose her drivers' license for life.

Pike County Sheriff's Office

Pike County sheriff's deputies have filed charges against a man as they investigate the disappearance of a 77-year-old woman.


Dayton schools superintendent Rhonda Corr says the school board is playing politics with her job.

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Two of the four Republicans running in the gubernatorial primary  have teamed up to form one ticket.

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Opponents are reacting to the announcement of two political heavyweights joining forces with Mike DeWine and Jon Husted running as a gubernatorial ticket.

According to estimates, the Columbus population will grow by a million people by the year 2050. 

The state has announced licenses for 12 large scale medical marijuana growers.

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TV talk show host and former Cincinnati mayor Jerry Springer has decided not to enter the gubernatorial race.


The U.S. Air Force has fired the leader of the Thunderbirds flight demonstration team following last year's crash of a jet preparing to perform at the Dayton Air Show. 


The FBI has issued its final report on last year's terrorist attack at Ohio State University.

A group of Columbus State Community College professors held what they called an informational picket on campus yesterday, calling attention to stalled contract talks.

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A preliminary hearing is scheduled December 6 for a Gahanna man charged with fleeing the scene of a single-vehicle crash and then attacking a police officer.

UC Police Chief Resigns

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The University of Cincinnati says police chief Anthony Carter resigned on November 23 to take a new position in the university's Institute of Crime Science.

Ohio Public Radio

The speaker of the Ohio House is talking about the resignation of former Republican State Representative Wes Goodman, who allegedly sexually assaulted a teenager. 

Ohio Attorney General's Office

The Ohio Attorney General's office has filed a lawsuit against a charity that claims to help children who are victims of crimes.

Ohio Public Radio

Two Republican gubernatorial candidates are joining forces. 

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A bipartisan bill that would crack down on Ohio’s 650 payday lenders has received its first hearing in the House.

The city of Columbus is trying to keep talks with Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt open, offering two city owned parks as possible sites for a new soccer stadium.  

Columbus City Schools officials say they raised roughly 21 million dollars by auctioning three properties on Tuesday.

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The City of Columbus has released its plan to make the city more friendly to seniors.

Fayette County Sheriff's deputies say one person was shot and wounded last night in the parking lot of a church.

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Licking County Sheriff's deputies say charges will not be filed against the homeowner who shot and killed an intruder over the weekend.


An audio recording appears to link Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam to his truck stop company's fuel rebate scam.