State officials say two children became ill with a new version of the swine flu virus after being in contact with infected pigs at the Clark County Fair in late July.

Ross County Sheriff's Office

The man convicted of killing a Ross County woman last year was sentenced Friday to life in prison.

Ohio Public Radio

State leaders say a committee of nearly two-dozen experts will study drug-use prevention education in schools, with orders to report back in three months.

Columbus Division of Police

A Columbus woman has been sentenced to five years in prison after she pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the heroin overdose death of her 14-month-old daughter.

The Ohio Highway Patrol says troopers seized seven times as much heroin during the first half of the year as they did during the first six months of 2015.

An online petition is calling on Ohio to quarantine heroin addicts.

Cincinnati-based Macy's says it plans to close 100 stores next year to become more competitive.

Montgomery County Sheriff's Office

Charges are pending against the suspect in a triple-murder in Dayton.

Columbus Public Health has declared a community outbreak of cryptosporidiosis,  a diarrheal disease caused by a parasite.

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has received a first-ever award created by a corrections group to recognize departments that strive to meet national standards.

Farmers markets are popular with many central Ohioans.

Cincinnati Police

Hamilton County prosecutor Joe Deters has released video of a 2015 incident that resulted in assault charges against the man fatally shot by Cincinnati police last Sunday.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

Columbus police have arrested a south side man on charges of killing his girlfriend's son.

Andy Chow (Ohio Public Radio)

Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Ted Strickland is apologizing after suggesting that the death of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was fortunate timing.

Jo Ingles (Ohio Public Radio)

The recent petition signature filing by Ohio Libertarians to get their party's presidential candidate on the statewide ballot raises questions about how it was done.

The whitewater channels at the U.S. National Whitewater Center in North Carolina are scheduled to reopen today, six weeks after a Westerville teen died of a rare brain-eating amoeba.

Clintonville residents last night heard plans by Columbus city officials to reduce lanes on Indianola Avenue in a so-called "road diet."

The Pickerington Schools are pushing the start time for high school students back by 30 minutes to 7:55 a.m..

Bexley City Council opened debate last night on a proposed ordinance that would ban drivers from holding cell phones to talk while on the road.

Pickaway County Sheriff's Office

Pickaway County Sheriff's deputies say a man called a military veterans' crisis line in the middle of the night Monday, then confronted responding deputies with a rifle and was fatally shot.