Parkersburg, W.Va. Police

A West Virginia woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for her role in an April 2014 robbery and shooting death on the Hilltop.

Dayton Daily News

Payroll costs for vice presidents, deans and lower-level administrators at Ohio's 14 public colleges and universities grew by nearly 1.4 billion dollars over the past decade.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus man will serve life in prison after a jury found him guilty of shooting three homeless people as they slept.

Classes in the North Fork Local School district are canceled today because of threats directed at interracial student couples.


The City of Dayton will name a plaza and a bridge after the late U.S. Ambassador Richard Holbrooke this November.

Youngstown Police

Authorities have arrested two people linked to an east Columbus murder.

The City of Columbus say this week that the number of violent crimes fell by 3 percent last year, as compared with 2013. During the first six months of the year, the city says the homicide rate fell by 9.6 percent.

The lodge at Mad River Mountain ski resort in Zanesfield was destroyed by a fire last night.

The Ohio EPA and Department of Natural Resources are fining an international oil and gas company more than 200 thousand dollars for a malfunction and fire at a fracking well in Monroe County in 2014 that killed thousands of fish and forced the temporary evacuation of some residents.

The Republican-controlled Ohio Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit filed by residents of Athens, Fulton and Medina counties challenging Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted's decision to invalidate anti-fracking ballot issues in those counties.

Ohio State University says it is undertaking several initiatives to reduce sexual assaults on campus, including mandatory awareness training for all freshmen next year.

The Canal Winchester Planning and Zoning Commission has approved plans for a new brewery.

The historic Cincinnati Music Hall will temporarily close  next June for a 129 million dollar revitalization project.

The City of Columbus has launched a 2.5 million dollar project to plant more trees in the city, with a focus on urban areas.

The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled portions of the ballot wording describing a proposal to legalize marijuana in the state is misleading and has ordered a state board to rewrite it.   

Environmental groups continue their push for stronger green energy policies.

The Columbus City Schools got a gift this week that will be music to the ears of students for decades to come. 

State of Ohio

The Ohio Supreme Court decision that nearly a hundred million dollars in equipment bought by charter school operators with tax money belongs to those operators and not to the schools has raised more anger against the industry.

Officials at Utica High School decided to cancel all Homecoming festivities this week after receiving a threatening letter. 

The Ohio Supreme Court has sided with a controversial charter school operator.