A compromise has been reached on an Ohio bill allowing telecommunications companies to place wireless antennas on municipal buildings within city limits.

A new Ohio EPA report finds the phosphorous and nitrogen feeding Lake Erie's toxic algae blooms have not clearly decreased over the past five years, despite recent voluntary efforts to reduce agriculture runoff and other sources.

Ohio Public Radio

Ohio Governor John Kasich has signed an executive order urging county clerks of court and other agencies to do a better job at entering names and criminal information into a national gun background check system. 

Columbus Division of Police

A judge has set bonds for the two people charged with killing a Franklinton man during an apparent robbery over the weekend. 

The Village of Buckeye Lake has placed the police chief on desk duty after an internal investigation found 22 violations, including falsifying time cards and stealing money.

Columbus City Council last night approved the city's 1 billion dollar Capital Improvements budget for the year.

Associated Press

Alex Ovechkin had two goals as the Washington Capitals beat the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets 6-3 last night to win their best-of-seven opening round playoff series 4-games-to-2.

Columbus College of Art & Design students and teachers have transformed a COTA bus in the heart of downtown to promote art, discussion and transit. 

Existing home sales in March rose on the national, state and local levels. 

Westerville officials recently extended a moratorium on opening new massage parlors. 

Clark County Sheriff's Office

Clark County Sheriff's deputies say a man booked and charged in two gas station robberies hanged himself Friday night in a cell at the county jail. 

Two people are scheduled to appear in court today on charges of killing a Franklinton man during an apparent robbery over the weekend.  


Ohio State University says all non-student employee salary information is now searchable through an online database. 

David O’Donohue

Liza Anne brings her concert tour to Columbus tonight along with a Live From Studio A session at WCBE this afternoon.

Cincinnati City Manager Harry Black quit on Saturday, rather than face termination by the City Council. 

Bellefontaine Examiner (

Shelby County Sheriff's deputies say one woman was killed and a man and two infants were critically injured when the Amish buggy in which they were riding was struck from behind Friday night on State Route 47 near the Logan-Shelby county line.  

Mifflin Township fire officials report no injuries out of a two-alarm fire early Saturday morning at an apartment complex. 

Columbus police are investigating a pair of Saturday night shooting cases that left  three people dead.

Ohio Republican U.S. Senate candidate Mike Gibbons and President Trump are linked by an odd coincidence.

Pike County Prosecutor Rob Junk says the investigation of the unsolved killings of eight members of the Rhoden family nearly two years ago remains focused on a family of four that left the state for Alaska.

Associated Press

A public service will be held next week following the death of former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce.

Major League Soccer and Columbus Crew SC owner Anthony Precourt's company are asking a judge to dismiss the city and state's lawsuit attempting to block the team's planned moved to Texas. 


School districts around the state were forced to change their standardized testing schedules because of a system malfunction earlier this week.

Former Ohio State football coach Earle Bruce has died at his central Ohio home at the age of 87. 

Ohio Public Radio

The state has rejected a petition submitted by backers of a ballot issue to legalize marijuana.

A federal grand jury has charged six Ohio men for conspiring to smuggle into and distribute drugs inside of the London Correctional Institution.

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted a former Dublin jewelry store owner for stealing money from dozens of customers.

Muskingum County Sheriff's deputies say county engineer Doug Davis was found dead in his home Wednesday night. 

Wilson Family

Grove City police have identified the contract worker killed Wednesday in a construction accident.