The American Automobile Association predicts more than 2 million Ohioans will travel 50 miles or more from home this Thanksgiving holiday, an increase of 2 percent from last year and the highest number since 2005.

University of Cincinnati researchers predict a 1.54 percent increase in Ohio holiday retail shopping this year, a rate lower than in recent years.

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A man who spent years on death row for a double murder he didn't commit is asking the Ohio Supreme Court to rule for a second time he may continue to sue the state for wrongful imprisonment.


Republican State Senator Peggy Lehner is pushing back against allegations by a political blog that she has a conflict of interest regarding charter schools. 


Ohio Board of Education member A.J. Wagner has resigned because he's leaving the state.


Ohio State University would let the state auditor review its operations if lawmakers give him the explicit authority to review the performance of state colleges and universities.


Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam has been subpoenaed to appear in a videotaped deposition in a civil lawsuit against the Pilot Flying J truck-stop chain he and his family own.

Licking County Sheriff's Office

A Newark woman has been charged with causing a fatal traffic crash last spring.


A judge has ruled a recorded police interrogation of a Bellefontaine woman saying she smothered her three young sons may be used during her trial.


A former Bishop Watterson High School music teacher was sentenced Friday to 25 years in rpson after pleading guilty earlier to producing child pornography involving a student.

Reynoldsburg Police

A Reynoldsburg woman will serve seven years in prison for her role in a human trafficking scheme.

Ohio's unemployment rate for October is 4.9 percent, an increase of a tenth of a point from the previous month and the same as the national rate.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The suspect in a fatal east side shooting is scheduled to appear in court today after six months on the run. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled the state may impose its commercial activities tax on out-of-state companies that sell to Ohioans but have no physical presence in the state.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Columbus City Schools teacher has been charged with attacking a Reynoldsburg police officer. 

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Franklin County prosecutors have dismissed charges against a Gwinnett Braves baseball player accused of raping a woman in a downtown Columbus hotel in May of last year.

Clark County Sheriff's Office

Sentencing is pending for a Springfield man convicted of killing a man with a choke hold.


The 1.2 million dollar restoration of a 192-year-old gristmill in Fairfield County is nearly complete.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Democratic Congressman Tim Ryan says he’ll challenge Nancy Pelosi for her seat as House minority leader.

An inspection report from the U.S. Department of Agriculture has concluded the Cincinnati Zoo's barrier to keep the public and gorillas separate wasn't in compliance with standards for housing primates the day a 3-year-old boy slipped into the gorilla exhibit and a gorilla named Harambe was fatally shot.