Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies have identified the body found Thursday in a cornfield near Pleasantville.

Ashland County Sheriff's Office

Letters written by suspected serial killer Shawn Grate appear to lay out a motive for his crimes.

Geauga County Sheriff's Office

A judge has sentenced a Logan County man convicted of ordering a hit from his prison cell on a witness against him to life in prison.


Franklin County officials say an investigation will soon begin into the distemper outbreak at the county Dog Shelter.

WCBE Files

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will make a campaign stop in the Columbus area on October 10, one day before Ohio's voter registration deadline.


Several artists and venues around Columbus open their doors to the public this weekend.


The Columbus Regional Airport Authority says the Rickenbacker foreign-trade zone is ranked ninth in the nation for the total value of all goods imported last year.


The U.S. Department of Agriculture has an open investigation into Columbus-based Battelle, but its purpose is unclear.


Columbus police and the local Fraternal Order of Police chapter have reached an agreement on rules for use of body cameras, which is slated to begin at the end of the year.

Pickaway County Sheriff's Office

The former director of the Pickaway County Veterans Services department has been convicted of stealing more than 18 thousand dollars from the agency to feed her gambling addiction and support her lifestyle.


Demolition of the Long's Book Store Building on North High Street is underway.

Clark County Sheriff's Office

Clark County Sheriff's deputies have charged the parents of a 6-week-old boy who died yesterday at a Springfield motel. 

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man will serve 15 years in prison for his role in a fatal burglary attempt on the east side last September.

Columbus police will no longer conduct sobriety checkpoints. 

WCBE Files

Columbus police statistics for the summer safety initiative, or summer strike force, show officers made 402 arrests, and confiscated 87 firearms and nearly 2 1/2 kilograms of heroin from late May through late August. 

Licking County Sheriff's Office

New charges are possible against a Newark rape suspect after bomb-making materials were found in his home. 


A Delaware County Sheriff's deputy has been indicted for allegedly trying to steal thousands of dollars while off duty. 

The mayor of the Licking County village of Alexandria resigned this week.


The owner of an Akron bridal shop that closed after an Ebola scare has sued Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas, saying it failed to train and prevent a nurse from contracting the virus from a patient.


A new Quinnipiac University poll shows incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman of Ohio has a commanding lead over Democratic challenger Ted Strickland.