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Ohio’s opioid crisis is causing problems for the state’s crime lab.

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The Capital Crossroads Special Improvement District recently approved plans to offer free bus passes to 43 thousand downtown workers to help alleviate parking woes starting next June.

State investigators believe a man was acting erratically and attacked a police officer before he was shot and killed by a cop on Saturday.

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The pilot of a glider than crashed in Marion County on Saturday remains hospitalized in serious condition.

A federal district judge has ruled the City of Cleveland is not liable for the decades three men spent in prison for a 1970s slaying they didn't commit.

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The Dutch manufacturer of the thrill ride that broke apart and killed an 18-year-old man at the Ohio State Fair says excessive corrosion on a support beam led to a "catastrophic failure."

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State officials say tax revenues for July were higher than estimated.

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If you need to buy some school supplies for the kids or even some new clothes for yourself, this might be the weekend to do it. 

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Former Columbus City Council member Michelle Mills will repay up to 44 thousand dollars  in questionable expenditures she made while leading St. Stephen's Community House.

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The head of Dublin-based Cardinal Health, a defendant in multiple lawsuits filed by communities and states over the distribution of opioids, says his firm plans a vigorous defense.

A new report by the American Cancer Society shows Ohio is falling behind in preventing tobacco use.

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The City of Columbus has shut down a Linden carryout that officials say was a haven for criminal activity.

Economic impact studies sought by the Host Committee for last summer's Republican National Convention in Cleveland have reached differing conclusions about the short term impact.

A grand jury has declined to indict a Hudson police officer who fatally shot an unarmed United Arab Emirates citizen last year.

Columbus police have filed charges against three suspects in a pair of July homicides.

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The failure of the U.S. Senate’s proposed plans to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act leaves the program intact.

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In Cleveland Thursday, former Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski ducked questions about his motives for attacking the head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - who is considering a run for Ohio governor.  

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he Ohio Republican Party is returning money to a long-time GOP donor and founder of the state's largest online charter school.

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The City of Columbus says companies that bid on municipal contracts will get credit for demonstrating during the qualification process that they are hiring "displaced workers" and ex-cons.

A Columbus teen and her newborn baby are hospitalized after a shooting yesterday in Linden. 

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Ohio Highway Patrol troopers are looking for the driver who struck a man on a charity run in Madison County and fled the scene. 

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Franklin County health officials have confirmed a Legionnaires' disease outbreak at a Whitehall nursing home. 

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The Lima man convicted for his role in a November robbery and shooting in Logan County has been sentenced to life in prison.

The Akron man who pleaded guilty to charges of threatening U.S. military members online on behalf of the Islamic State group was sentenced Wednesday to 20 years in prison.

The President's Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis is recommending the White House declare a national emergency.

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Democrats are criticizing a plan announced by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions to send 12 federal prosecutors to cities dealing with opioid addiction.

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Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio wants to change federal law to continue his fight against the online website Backpage-dot-com.

Classes in the Columbus City Schools start later this month.   But more than 800 third-graders still haven’t passed the state reading test. Alison Holm reports.

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Columbus residents will have a chance to test-drive electric cars without cost or obligation in October.

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Auto insurance rates are on the rise in Ohio and around the country due to more claims and higher costs associated with those claims.

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