Ohio Public Radio

State lawmakers are expected to consider two bills that restrict abortions during the upcoming lame duck session.

A new Ohio Department of Health report shows an increase in the state's infant mortality rate, with African-American babies dying at a rate approaching three times that of caucasians.

Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says nearly 12 thousand rape kits have been tested under an initiative launched in 2011.


The activist who was pushed down a flight of stairs during an anti-Donald Trump rally at Ohio State University Monday says he hopes the charge against his assailant is dropped.

Reynoldsburg Police

Prosecutors say a Reynoldsburg man has become the first Franklin County resident to be sentenced to prison time for human trafficking.

Bexley City Council last night voted to lift the four-year-old municipal ban on pit bulls.


Former Niles Mayor Ralph Infante has been indicted on a racketeering charge for his alleged involvement in bribery, theft in office and illegal gambling.

Athens Police

A former Ohio University football player has been indicted for a rape last January.

Andy Chow (Ohio Public Radio)

A new report suggests a high school graduation crisis could be coming in Ohio.


A protest of the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down traffic in downtown Columbus for over an hour,  after one man chained himself to a van parked in the intersection of Broad and 3rd Streets.

Delaware County Sheriff's deputies say a man died last night following a chase and standoff.


Columbus City Council is expected to vote next month on legislation banning the sale of tobacco products to people under the age of 21.

The Ohio Ballot Board has certified as two ballot issues a proposed constitutional amendment to impose term limits on Ohio Supreme Court justices and remove special legal protections for state lawmakers and their staffers.


Ohio State University police say a student shoved a man down a flight of stairs during an anti-Donald Trump rally yesterday.

Donald Trump's election changed a lot of plans last week, including those of the last Republican to oppose him in the primaries - Ohio Governor John Kasich. 


A former University of Cincinnati football player is hospitalized in critical but stable condition after being injured early Saturday in a crash in Columbus.


Conditions in central Ohio tonight will allow people to again view  the so-called 'supermoon',  the biggest full moon in nearly 70 years. 

Associated Press

Protests continue in Columbus over the election of Donald Trump.


A protest involving nearly one thousand people has broken up after a march through downtown Cincinnati following a mistrial in the case against a white former University of Cincinnati police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist last year.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The owners of a Westerville business have been indicted on charges of stealing 20 thousand dollars from customers.