Associated Press

Existing home sales declined in June on the national and state levels, but rose slightly on the local level.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted says he has complied with a request from a presidential commission on voter fraud with a series of web links to publicly available data.

Hamilton County Sheriff's Office

The sister of an unarmed black motorist fatally shot by a white University of Cincinnati police officer says Monday's formal dismissal of murder and voluntary manslaughter charges is disappointing because it means those charges can't be brought again. 

Newark Police

Newark police say a man accidentally shot and killed himself yesterday after chasing and then shooting his girlfriend.


State legislative leaders acting under pressure from an outside group have belatedly named the members of a panel they created to examine more than 9 billion dollars in state tax breaks given annually.

Columbus police say a man suspected of committing a robbery outside of a bank died Sunday after shooting himself.


A visiting judge has denied a motion by the University of Dayton to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a former football player claiming the school covered up allegations of team hazing by not disclosing a campus police investigation to local law enforcement.

Associated Press

Republican State Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel has sided on social media with the right-wing personality behind the online conspiracy theory dubbed "pizzagate."


Ohio Department of Higher Education officials say the percentage of public college students who were trained in sexual assault prevention has increased significantly over the past year.

USA Today

Following years of legal battles, a military veteran from Coshocton County can now keep the pet ducks he says helped relieve his post traumatic stress disorder and depression.


Former Ohio Republican Congressman Ralph Regula died Wednesday at the age of 92.


The Ohio Department of Agriculture says nearly 50 hogs at the Franklin County fair were removed for slaughter Wednesday after at least two animals tested positive for swine flu.

Jones family

The family of a black Columbus man has filed a lawsuit against the city, claiming white police officers shot and killed him without justification.

Ohio Public Radio

President Trump has invited Senate Republicans to lunch at the White House after a GOP attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act collapsed for a second time.

Environmental groups have filed another lawsuit against the U.S. EPA over its decision not to declare the western Lake Erie basin impaired by toxic algae.

Franklin County Sheriff's Office

The man who shot and killed a Columbus SWAT officer during a standoff  last year has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.


A Franklin County grand jury has declined to indict three Columbus police officers in the fatal shooting of a murder suspect who they said fled and then turned toward them with a handgun.

Natives and out-of-state investors are among hundreds of applicants for a state license to grow medical marijuana.


The City of Columbus has stopped enforcing its panhandling ordinance after similar laws were successfully challenged under a 2015 U.S. Supreme Court ruling in an Arizona case about church signs.


Franklin University officials say they've received approval from the Higher Learning Commission to make Urbana University a branch campus starting in August.

Ohio's plan to move death row for the third time in a little over a decade is being delayed again.


One of Ohio State University's most famous football stars has sued the school over a marketing program he says used athletes' photos without permission and robbed them of compensation.


An Irish novelist, journalist and essayist has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and global understanding.

Beavercreek Police

An attorney says the family of a black man killed by a white Beavercreek police officer in 2014 is disappointed federal prosecutors have decided against charging the officer.

A U.S. House appropriations subcommittee proposes overruling President Trump's call to eliminate the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative, a program that funds cleanup efforts.

Illinois Department of Natural Resources

The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee says no additional carp have turned up in the Chicago waterway where the recent discovery of an adult male triggered an intensive search.


The Hamilton County prosecutor's investigation into the suicide of an 8-year-old boy whose mother says he was bullied at school has been closed, with no action expected.

New-Albany based teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch says it has ended talks with several parties about a potential sale of the firm.


The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency is ordering the company building the Rover natural gas pipeline to come up with a plan to clean up its spills from fracking and get rid of diesel-soaked mud.

The Ohio Highway Patrol has identified the two people who died over the weekend when their small plane crashed into a retention pond near Beverly in Washington County.