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Republican State Treasurer and U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel says Roy Moore should quit the Alabama Senate race if allegations of sexual misconduct involving teenage girls are true.


A Pennsylvania couple is suing the police and Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance, claiming they were handcuffed for hours in a police cruiser after their hibiscus plants were confused for marijuana.

Ohio State University has suspended activities by all fraternities because of numerous investigations facing several houses. 

The Ohio Senate has approved a measure banning abortions based on a diagnosis of Down Syndrome.


The Justice Department says a Dublin-based corporation has paid a record 75 million dollars to settle lawsuits stemming from alleged false claims about hospice patients.

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Cleveland Indians pitcher Corey Kluber has won the 2017 American League Cy Young award.


A federal witness testified Tuesday that Cleveland Browns owner Jimmy Haslam "loved it" when the sales team at his Pilot Flying J truck stop firm ripped off trucking company customers of promised fuel rebates.

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Ohio Governor John Kasich has set a new execution date for a death row inmate whose poor veins forced a stop to yesterday's attempted lethal injection procedure.

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U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin was in Columbus yesterday to promote the  1.5 trillion dollar Republican tax plan being considered on Capitol Hill.


The use of body cameras by police has become more widespread, but there remain inconsistencies in how agencies deal with the footage.

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A Republican state lawmaker is backing a bill to reduce the number of young students suspended from school. 


The chief of staff for Democrats in the Ohio Senate has resigned after facing allegations of "inappropriate conduct" toward other employees.

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction will give a death row inmate a wedge-shaped pillow to help him breathe during his execution on Wednesday.

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Cincinnati  has revived a lawsuit alleging blind Ohioans have been denied "meaningful access" to the absentee voting system.


A federal judge is deciding whether a dog trained to help an Ohio State University student during panic attacks may stay at a sorority house despite another student's allergy.


State treasurer and GOP U.S. Senate candidate Josh Mandel is declining to state a position on whether fellow Republican Roy Moore should quit the Alabama U.S. Senate race if allegations of sexual misconduct with minors prove true.


Ohio Governor John Kasich says allegations of sexual misconduct with a minor make Roy Moore unfit to serve and he should leave the race for U.S. Senate in Alabama.


A federal judge has refused to give court-ordered permission for attorneys to question a Worthington-based neo-Nazi website publisher's relatives about the man's whereabouts.

Westerville authorities say a man who accidentally caused a fatal fire after falling asleep while cooking food won't face criminal charges. 

Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

Attorneys for death row inmate in poor health say they're disappointed Governor John Kasich decided Thursday to deny their client clemency.


State leaders and criminal justice experts are launching a new effort to reduce Ohio's prison population through an examination of crime, courts, probation and incarceration.


Columbus Mayor Andy Ginther proposes replacing an anti-crime summer initiative with increased bike and foot patrols in high-crime neighborhoods.

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Ohio Republicans and Democrats say the results of Tuesday's elections give them reasons to be hopeful about next year.

The Ohio School Boards Association says 87 out of 122 money issues on Tuesday's ballots around the state were approved.

State Fire Marshal's investigators say a gas leak contributed to the home explosion in Madison Township that killed a woman, but the cause of the leak is still unknown.


A former Newcomerstown police officer has pleaded guilty to charges he tried to cover up a suicide attempt by falsely claiming he'd been shot during a traffic stop.

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Ohioans turned in more than 35 thousand pounds of unused, expired or unwanted prescription drugs last month during  National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day.


Capital University in Bexley and the nearby Trinity Lutheran Seminary are reuniting after nearly 60 years of separation. 

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A federal judge has set a new sentencing date for the Columbus man who admitted he plotted to kill military members.

Researchers say the toxic algae on Lake Erie this year roughly matched the third-most severe bloom over the past 15 years.