U.S. Attorney's Office

An aspiring Columbus-area rap artist has pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to produce child pornography.

Columbus Division of Police

The Columbus man charged with killing his landlord to avoid eviction and setting a vehicle with the body on fire has been indicted on aggravated murder and other charges.

State motor vehicle records show the driver who hit a Columbus father pushing a stroller on Westerville Road last Thursday, killing a 7-month-old boy, was cited for a crash five days earlier.

Delaware County officials want to ask voters to approve a tax levy this fall to fund 911 operations.

Columbus police say a wife and husband agreed to take their own lives last Sunday in their west side home.

Ohio State University says beer will be sold throughout Ohio Stadium during the 2016 football season.

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is suing the owner of a Youngstown company sentenced to prison for dumping fracking waste into a storm sewer in 2012 and 2013.

The employer of a man killed when a trench collapsed on top of him in late March has been cited and fined by federal regulators.

Columbus City Council is considering an ordinance designed to reduce harassment at abortion clinics. 

WCBE Files

The Columbus City Hall lobbyist convicted for his role in the Redflex bribery scandal was sentenced yesterday to 15 months in prison for extortion.

A male passenger on a COTA bus who was wearing eye liner says he was told by the driver to exit the motorcoach because of his behavior and appearance.

Republican Warren Davidson won Tuesday's special election to succeed former Republican U.S. House Speaker John Boehner of Ohio.

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he'll appeal a federal judge's Tuesday ruling blocking rules for how thousands of absentee and provisional ballots are counted.

A Franklin County Judge says the 2013 state law that imposed stronger criteria for minor political parties to reach and maintain ballot status is constitutional.  

An outside consultant recommends reforms in University of Cincinnati police practices that include updated training, policies against biased policing and more monitoring.

Columbus police and fire officials are investigating a shooting and house fire last night in Franklinton.

A man drowned yesterday while diving for golf balls in a pond at a country club in Waverly.

Newark Police

A Newark woman accused of trying to frame her estranged husband by setting her house on fire has pleaded not guilty.

The former Ohio Highway Patrol commander and Delaware police officer accused of stalking a subordinate's wife after an affair has pleaded not guilty to abduction, criminal trespassing and other charges.

A portion of I-670 is being named for former Columbus Mayor Buck Rinehart.