Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Pickerington man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing two former high school classmates during a drug deal. 

Authorities have identified the body found in a wooded area along a Coshocton County Road Wednesday night as that of 27-year-old Heather Ayers of Newark. 


The Ohio Parole Board has denied clemency for a death row inmate convicted of killing two people in Cincinnati in 1997.

A nationally-recognized hate group is trying to recruit new members from some college campuses in Ohio.


The artwork of an Ohio native and convicted serial killer is being sold for profit. 

Fairfield County Sheriff's deputies say a Bloom Township coupled was found dead inside of their Pickerington Road home on Thursday in a murder-suicide.

Dublin Police

The Dublin man charged with brandishing a gun inside of a building on the Columbus State Community College campus on Wednesday is scheduled to appear in court today.


The Correctional Institution Inspection Committee, which survived a legislative push to eliminate it, might have its duties shifted to the state inspector general's office under an idea lawmakers are considering.

Ohio Public Radio

State Auditor David Yost has ordered an examination of all cyber schools' data collection practices after his office found the state's largest online charter school operator lacked adequate systems to track the time students spent learning.

Ohio Public Radio

The backers of the failed 2015 state ballot measure to legalize medical and recreational marijuana are now proposing to build a large growing and manufacturing facility in Wilmington.


The Dublin City Schools will purchase an Emerald Parkway building for 9.4 million dollars and convert it into the district's fourth high school.

Ohio Public Radio

Businesses, universities and governments are taking on a growing danger that is playing out through digital attacks.


A two-day conference on early childhood development wraps up today in Columbus.

Activists in Columbus trying to stop fracking and related activities will submit more than 10 thousand petition signatures to the city clerk on Friday to try and get a ban onto the November ballot.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

A Franklin County judge on Wednesday sentenced a Columbus man found guilty of shooting and killing his father during an argument at their South Linden home in 2015 to 19 years in prison.

Ohio Public Radio

Both of Ohio's US Senators were concerned about what would happen to the 700 thousand Ohioans enrolled in Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act if the law was repealed.

Ohio Public Radio

A newly introduced bill in the Ohio Legislature aims to crack down on food stamp fraud.

A campaign is underway to create a municipal identification program in Columbus. 

For the third time in four months, state tax revenues have fallen short of projections.

The Ohio Casino Control Commission says revenue at the state's four casinos declined in February, but rose at Ohio's seven racinos as compared with last year.