Columbus, OH – National football star Michael Vick has been sentenced to 23 months behind bars after he pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from his involvement in an interstate dogfighting ring. Vick has already lost millions in endorsements and has been suspended from playing for the Atlanta Falcons. Humane organizations say dog fighting rings like the one Vick was involved in are not unusual in the United States. In the first of her three part series on animal welfare in Ohio, statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports, state leaders say dog fighting isn't unusual here either.
Columbus, OH – More than 300 Ohio high school students received high school diplomas last year even though they couldn't pass the new high school graduation test. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on the alternative pathway these students took to get their diplomas.
Franklin County Board of Elections finishes recounts - C8 levels dropping in two Ohio counties, but not enough some say - Port Columbus will lose six non-stop flights - Pregnant Ohio attorney lied about being abducted - Thanksgiving will come before the OSU/Michigan game from now on
Morning market report - Clark County mother receives seven years in prison for trying to drown child - Columbus marine's court-martial hearing begins today - Millions of dollars from lottery jackpots in Ohio go unclaimed - Hamilton County village clerk faces theft in office and records tampering charges - Victories for the Browns and Bengals yesterday
Big decision for Cuyahoga County elections officials delayed - Survey results show abortion won't be a big issue in next year's presidential race, but both sides in Ohio disagree - State senator proposes school funding plan
Columbus police continue search for Eastland Mall shooter - Pregnant Ohio attorney missing since Wednesday found in Georgia - Bill Cohen previews the week ahead for legislators - Columbus pastor urges men to see a physician
Blood collection efforts hurt by last week's winter storms - Gas prices dropping in Ohio - Conduct code for teachers formed, but in private - More teachers earn highest distinction - OSU men's soccer team makes history
Columbus, OH – Frigid temperatures and snow aren't the only traditional winter elements to arrive this week. Columbus health department spokesperson Jose Rodriguez tells Mike Foley health officials have confirmed the first cases of flu in Central Ohio.
Police officer fired for misuse of stun gun - Police officer who used a stun gun on a pregnant woman is terminated for unrelated reasons - President's plan to relieve forclosure crisis might not effect Ohio - Environmentalist push state leaders to join coalition in fight against pollution from jet exaust - Mother of teen shooter pleads not guilty to obstructing justice in case involving other son
Police search for woman who robbed church - Wisconsin group tries to have city nativity scene removed - Catholics to be active voters in 2008 - Ohio's oil and gas industry sees boom - Major retailers give mixed sales reports - Ohio remembers Pearl Harbor