Fire in Hamilton kills 12-year-old - OHP to increase presence on I-270 - Latta sworn in today - Testing Cuyahoga County's voting machines - Ohio House approves measure lawmakers say will make it easier to track down the new owner of a foreclosed home - Health officials urge relaxation, organization during holiday shopping
Governor Strickland orders state park nativity scenes re-erected - Ohio's unconstitutional school funding system still unconstitutional - Teen found guilty of leaving a racist note at the home of an African American family agrees to pay $128,000 - Two Cincinnati police officers caught watching T.V. suspended
I Am Legend is not 28 Days Later (my nominee for best horror/thriller of all time), but it is good for the post-apocalypse zombie/mutant genre. Sci-fi great Richard Matheson started it all with his novel in 1954; there have been numerous film versions, such as Charlton Heston's Omega Man, that have not been memorable; and this iteration is artistically less than 28 Days but still fun.
Morrow County girl accused of conspiring to kill mother to be tried as adult - Miley Cyrus fans face difficulty in purchasing tickets - Wilmington casino investors submit new ballot language to state attorney general - American Electric subsidary may compromise on objection to proposed clean-coal power plant for Virginias - Ohio senate votes to make the spotted salamander the state amphibian
John Boehner splits with White House on emergency spending package - Bob Latta to replace congressman Paul Gillmor - Head of Ohio Civil Rights Commission resigns - Kidnapper may be en route to Columbus - Texas prosecutors call for capital murder charges against a couple accused of killing thier child - Backers of paid sick days for workers take steps towards mandate - Franklin County Board of Elections say recounts don't change results
Columbus, OH – Former mass murderer Jeffrey Dahmer killed his first victim, hitchiker Steven Hicks, in Bath Ohio in 1978. Dahmer went on to kill 16 more men and boys during the next fifteen years. But Dahmer's first victim wasn't human. He had a history of mutilating and butchering animals as a young child. Now Ohio lawmakers are considering a plan that would use animal abuse to identify children who are at risk of becoming violent offenders in the future.
Columbus police shoot and kill suspect - Toledo mayor allowed to bring his dog to work - Report finds 17 percent of children in Ohio live in poverty - Flood warnings swamp state - Online shopping boom good for environment - Arkon city council president enters plea on gun charge -
Films reviewed: Sleuth, Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium, Enchanted
By hosts John DeSando and Clay Lowe
It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including Silver Microphone and Communicator honors.
Drs. Lowe and DeSando were moderator and panelist respectively on TV 25's World Film Classics. Both have been professors, Lowe at Ohio State University and DeSando at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.
Columbus, OH – National football star Michael Vick has been sentenced to 23 months behind bars after he pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from his involvement in an interstate dogfighting ring. Vick has already lost millions in endorsements and has been suspended from playing for the Atlanta Falcons. Humane organizations say dog fighting rings like the one Vick was involved in are not unusual in the United States. In the first of her three part series on animal welfare in Ohio, statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles reports, state leaders say dog fighting isn't unusual here either.
Columbus, OH – More than 300 Ohio high school students received high school diplomas last year even though they couldn't pass the new high school graduation test. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on the alternative pathway these students took to get their diplomas.
Franklin County Board of Elections finishes recounts - C8 levels dropping in two Ohio counties, but not enough some say - Port Columbus will lose six non-stop flights - Pregnant Ohio attorney lied about being abducted - Thanksgiving will come before the OSU/Michigan game from now on
Morning market report - Clark County mother receives seven years in prison for trying to drown child - Columbus marine's court-martial hearing begins today - Millions of dollars from lottery jackpots in Ohio go unclaimed - Hamilton County village clerk faces theft in office and records tampering charges - Victories for the Browns and Bengals yesterday
Big decision for Cuyahoga County elections officials delayed - Survey results show abortion won't be a big issue in next year's presidential race, but both sides in Ohio disagree - State senator proposes school funding plan