Ohio Public Radio

The state yesterday carried out its first execution in more than three years after a botched execution sparked a lengthy court battle. 


One person was killed and seven others injured when an "aggressive thrill" ride at the Ohio State Fair broke apart last night.


Medina County Sheriff's deputies say the cause of death of a township trustee has officially been ruled undetermined.

Regulators of Ohio's medical marijuana industry have received approval to spend an additional 6 million dollars over the next two years on projects including a seed-to-sale tracking system.


Some of the more than 700 thousand Ohioans who rely on community health centers for medical care could lose those services if U.S. Senate Republicans are able to repeal the Affordable Care Act.


President Trump told attendees of a campaign-style rally in Youngstown last night he is working with two Republican U.S. Senators to create a new immigration system.


314 million dollars worth of Columbus city bonds will go on sale this fall. Last November, Columbus voters approved the sale of the bonds to fund infrastructure improvements.

State of Ohio

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a request by a death row inmate to stay his execution scheduled for today.


Cincinnati police are upset over criticism of their role in the case of a white former University of Cincinnati officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist in 2015.


The commander of the U.S. Coast Guard district for the Great Lakes is stepping down.


This year's Ohio State Fair butter sculpture includes the traditional cow and calf along with four student-athletes and a 6-foot-tall bottle colored to look like chocolate milk.

Existing home sales declined in June on the national and state levels, but rose slightly on the local level.


Ohio State football coach Urban Meyer says this season's team has the strongest group of leaders of his tenure in Columbus.

Ohio Public Radio

The state auditor wants the Ohio Department of Education to stop providing funding for the Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow, saying there are still discrepancies as to how many students are actually attending the state's largest online charter school operator.


Columbus City Council last night tabled indefinitely a plan to ask voters in November to expand the number of council members and create a hybrid district representation system.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he has complied with a request from a presidential commission on voter fraud with a series of web links to publicly available data.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

The sister of an unarmed black motorist fatally shot by a white University of Cincinnati police officer says Monday's formal dismissal of murder and voluntary manslaughter charges is disappointing because it means those charges can't be brought again. 

Reynoldsburg Police

A Reynoldsburg baby sitter charged with giving a fatal dose of Benadryl to an 8-month-old boy has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and other charges.

Newark Police

Newark police say a man accidentally shot and killed himself yesterday after chasing and then shooting his girlfriend.


State legislative leaders acting under pressure from an outside group have belatedly named the members of a panel they created to examine more than 9 billion dollars in state tax breaks given annually.

The Ohio Highway Patrol suspects alcohol and drugs were factors in a fatal crash in Athens County on Sunday morning.

Columbus police say a man suspected of committing a robbery outside of a bank died Sunday after shooting himself.


A visiting judge has denied a motion by the University of Dayton to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former football player claiming the school covered up allegations of team hazing by not disclosing a campus police investigation to local law enforcement.

Associated Press

Republican State Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel has sided on social media with the right-wing personality behind the online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate."


Ohio Department of Higher Education officials say the percentage of public college students who were trained in sexual assault prevention has increased significantly over the past year.

USA Today

Following years of legal battles, a military veteran from Coshocton County can now keep the pet ducks he says helped relieve his post traumatic stress disorder and depression.

Ohio's unemployment rate for June is 5 percent, up one-tenth of a point from May.


Columbus officials on Thursday officially dedicated the new Wilson Road Park.

Ohio Right To Life

Candidates for statewide office seeking endorsements by the state's largest anti-abortion organization will have to meet new criteria.


Former Ohio Republican Congressman Ralph Regula died Wednesday at the age of 92.