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.

The Tampa Bay Lightning have hired former Columbus Blue Jackets head coach Todd Richards as an assistant coach.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Ohio's prisons department will pay nearly 13 thousand dollars to settle a lawsuit filed by the family of an inmate who killed himself in his cell at the Chillicothe Correctional Institution three days before his scheduled execution.

85 Ohio State University veterinary students are facing disciplinary action over a cheating conspiracy.

Family photo via Columbus Division of Police

Columbus police have identified the man shot and killed by two plainclothes officers Monday night.

A man has been indicted in the fatal shooting of a Columbus police SWAT officer.

Starting next month, people interested in tracking Columbus City Schools’ spending will have two new tools to follow taxpayer dollars.

Sentencing is scheduled July 8 for the wife of Lancaster Mayor Brian Kuhn, who pleaded guilty Monday to charges of embezzling from her former employer and a veterans group to support a gambling addiction.